packet syntax

Edgar Pettijohn edgar at
Thu Apr 12 05:29:14 CEST 2018

I'm trying to learn the pgp packet syntax. I created a new key with gpg2 
--gen-key and then gpg2 --export > pubkey.key and then gpg2 --dearmor 
pubkey.key. Which left me with a pubkey.key.gpg file. I then did a 
hexdump of the file and the first word is `99' which in binary would be 
`10011001'. I was expecting to encounter `11000110'.  I'm thinking that 
perhaps I have missed something simple and just need a nudge in the 
right direction.

Thanks in advance,


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