teletypewriter


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teletypewriter

(tĕl″ĕ-tīp′rī-tĕr),

TTY

A typewriter that may be connected to a telephone. This device permits the deaf to communicate by sending and receiving typewritten messages.
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Included in the signal architecture were tactical teletypewriters, which could transmit and receive at 60 words per minute using 5-bit Baudot code.
The Signal Corps developed new enciphering and deciphering machines which were synchronized with the teletypewriters at both ends of the circuits.
The IRS found that payments for these two services were not subject to the tax, because they were not for local telephone service, toll telephone service or teletypewriter exchange service.
Specifically, this study explores the magnitude and direction (positive or negative) of the relations between job satisfaction and age, gender, hearing status, unemployment history, socioeconomic quality of the job (SEI), total 1993 income, on-the-job work limitations, total number of jobs held, and availability of a teletypewriter telephone device (TTD).
The upgrade entailed the modification of 10 USAF/NATO "Standard" E-3As (which boasted a full maritime surveillance capability, the CC-2 computer, more HF radios, jam-resistant voice communication, a radio teletypewriter and self-defense/ECM provision).
Operating six times faster than the previous system, the new teleprinters communicate at a rate of 30 characters per second or 300 baud in comparison to teletypewriter speeds of five characters per second or 50 baud.
The military career of retired CSM McKinley Curtis III started in 1974 when he enlisted in the Army as a radio teletypewriter operator.
Instead of hanging up a handset, Shiran types "SK" to indicate she is signing off her teletypewriter (TTY).
Developed in 1953 as OKI's first page teletypewriter, Teletype Model 55 is the root of digital printers.
For most of the Lakeview's existence, guest calling had been done in the traditional way: a remote telephone operator monitored the call's cost and sent the information back to the hotel by teletypewriter.