radio telegraphy


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radio telegraphy

The transmission of telegraphic codes by means of radio.
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When radio telegraphy became widely used in ships, naval signals specialists made the important discovery that Morse sending was distinctly personal; and a telegraphists 'fist' was as identifiable as his fingerprint.
VATICAN Radio, the world's first, was set up in 1929 by Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of radio telegraphy, and Pius XI, who wanted to harness technology in his determination to be 'the Universal Pastor' in the Vatican City State.
Operating conditions were transmitted by radio telegraphy. Data included airplane position, altitude, speed and heading, engine speed, and control surface positions.