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n. - The use of the transmission and reception of electric impulses or signals by means of electromagnetic waves without a connecting wire to send messages (usually by Morse code);

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  • = Used for all visual and sound signaling, radiotelegraphy, and on cables using siphon recorders, used in communicating with Navy.
  • "It was inspired by the passion of Marconi," said Mr. Lodi, referring to the 1909 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics credited with inventing radiotelegraphy.
  • After the end of his career in business, marred by the failure of the Panama Canal, Eiffel began an active life of scientific experimental research in the fields of...
  • 1914: An aerological section is established within the Weather Bureau to meet growing needs of aviation; first daily radiotelegraphy broadcast of agricultural forecasts... for more
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