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A response to a transmission made over a two-way radio.
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It may be noted that the receipt of the confirmation of receipt is not equivalent to the receipt of the answerback in telex or the transaction report in fax.
The VTN Software in the Lugano exchange allows partitioning of the exchange into a number of individual national networks, each transparent to the other and keeping its own individual identity in terms of its existing numbering plan, answerbacks, international country code (F69) and date/time stamps.
Bravissimo, bra-makers for the larger chest, have come to the rescue with their Little Book Of Answerbacks.