radiotelephony


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radiotelephony

[¦rād·ē·ō·tə′lef·ə·nē]
(communications)
Two-way transmission of sounds by means of modulated radio waves, without interconnecting wires.
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radiotelephony

An earlier term for wireless voice systems. See mobile telephony.
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