telegraphy

<communications, history>

A historical term for communication, either wired or wireless, using Morse code. The term is used in contrast with telephony meaning voice transmission. Telegraphy is sometimes (somewhat incorrectly) referred to as "continuous wave" or CW transmission.

Last updated: 2009-11-24

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