radioteletype

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radioteletype

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɛlɪˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Telecommunications) a teleprinter that transmits or receives information by means of radio waves rather than by cable or wire
2. (Telecommunications) a network of such devices widely used for communicating news, messages, information, etc
Abbreviations: RTT or RTTY
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The teletype's ability to transmit messages by radio, known as radio teletype, or Radio Automatic Teletype (RATT), enabled the Navy to communicate with its planes in a speedier manner and was seen by the Department of the Navy as a "'marked step in advance,'" according to an article from the New York Times dated Aug.
Four radio teletype channels, twelve point-to-point frequencies and three air-to-ground channels were in operation.
In the TQP, thousands of competitors from around the world will endeavor to make contact with WC5C Tri-County Amateur Radio Club on various high frequency radio channels, using Morse Code, Phase Shift Keying, Voice operations, and Radio Teletype (RTTY).
Initially orbital predictions were done at SAO and transmitted by radio teletype.

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