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radiotelegraphy

[rey-dee-oh-tuh-leg-ruh-fee] /ˌreɪ di oʊ təˈlɛg rə fi/
noun
1.
the constructing or operating of radiotelegraphs.
Origin of radiotelegraphy
1895-1900
1895-1900; radio- + telegraphy
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  • It also began sending voice information to help pilots navigate, first by radiotelegraphy and then by teletypewriter.
  • Coast and ship stations transmitting radiotelegraphy.
  • In the early days of amateur radio, radiotelegraphy was the primary communication mode of all radio operators, including amateurs.
British Dictionary definitions for radiotelegraphy

radiotelegraphy

/ˌreɪdɪəʊtɪˈlɛɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
a type of telegraphy in which messages (usually in Morse code) are transmitted by radio waves; its use is no longer widespread as it has been superseded by satellite technology Also called wireless telegraphy
Derived Forms
radiotelegraphic (ˌreɪdɪəʊˌtɛlɪˈɡræfɪk) adjective
radiotelegraphically, adverb
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