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Question on AWK

Does anyone know if we can use AWK to list out the fields which don't have a delimiter, i.e., cut out fields say 2 and 10 in a fixed width data.

I tried to use FIELDWIDTHS in awk but that is not helping me out.

Or Can we use cut commands to cut out couple of fields which are fixed width data Like for example

cut -c1-2, c120-130

Any help on the above is very much appreciated
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Code:
echo "1234567890" | cut -c 1-3,6-9

output: 1236789
Code:
echo "1234567890" | awk '{ print substr($0,1,3), substr($0,6,6)'}

output:
123 6789
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Many thanks for that Jim
 

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