Hotchkiss, Grosvenor Formerly, Western Union Telegraph Company, New York, New York.
Girardin, W. E. Formerly, Western Union Telegraph Company, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
Becken, Eugene D. Formerly, RCA Global Communications, Inc., New York, New York.
Webster, William R. Transmission Systems Operations, Western Union Telegraph Company, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
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- Telegraph codes
- Telegraph circuits and equipment
- Message service
- Automatic switching
- Overseas communications
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A method of communication employing electrical signaling impulses produced and received manually or by machines. Telegraph signals are transmitted over open wire or cable land lines, submarine cables, or radio. Telegraphy as a communication technique uses essentially a narrow frequency band and a transmission rate adapted to machine operations. See also: Electrical communications
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