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).

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