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radiograms, the text of which shall not exceed 20 words, shall be transmitted to ships upon request. The rate for such meteorological radiograms shall be carried to the account of the ships to which they
are addressed. Shipboard service.
2. Meteorological observations made by certain vessels designated for this purpose by the country to which they are subject, may be transmitted once a day, as paid service notices, to the coastal stations authorized to receive the same by the managements concerned, who shall likewise designate the meteorological offices to which such
observations shall be addressed by the coastal stations. Transmission of time,
3. Time signals and meteorological radiograms shall be transmitted etc., signals.
one after the other in such a way that the total timo occupied in their transmission shall not exceed ten minutes. As a general rule, all radio stations whose transmissions might interfere with the reception of such signals and radiograms, shall remain silent during their transmission in order that all stations desiring it may be able to receive the same. Exception shall be made in cases of distress calls
and of state telegrams. Maritime information.
4. The managements of the radio service shall give to agencies of maritime information such data regarding losses and casualties at sea or other information of general interest to navigation, as the coastal stations may properly report.
Escanner at between shipboard stations.
14. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
ARTICLE XLVI. The exchange of correspondence between shipboard stations shall be carried on in such a manner as not to interfere with the service of the coastal stations, the latter, as a general rule, being uccorded the right of priority for the public service.
Coastal stations and stations on shipboard shall not be bound to participate in the retransmission of radiograms except in cases where direct communication cannot be established between the stations of origin and destination.
The number of such retransmissions shall, however, be limited to two.
In the case of radiograms intended for the coast, retransmission shall take place only for the purpose of reaching the nearest coastal station.
Retransmission shall in every case be subject to the condition that the intermediate station which receives the radiogram in transit is in a position to forward it.
Messages through noncontracting countries.
If the route of a radiogram is partly over telegraph lines, or through radio stations subject to a non-contracting Government, such radiograms may be transmitted provided the management of the radio service to which such lines or stations are subject have declared that, if the occasion should arise, they will comply with such provisions of the Convention and of the Regulations as are indispensible to the regular transmission of radiograms and that the payment of charges is insured. Such declaration shall be made to the International Bureau and communicated to the offices of the Telegraph Union.
Etteot of modifica tions,
Modifications of the present regulations which may be rendered necessary in consequence of the decisions of subsequent Telegraph Conferences shall go into effect on the date fixed for the application of the provisions adopted by each one of such conferences.
The provisions of the International Telegraph Regulations shall Application of Interi be applicable analogously to radio correspondence in so far as they Regulations.
Specified provisions. are not contrary to the provisions of the present regulations. The following provisions of the Telegraph Regulations, in particular, shall be applicable to radio correspondence: Article XXVII, paragraphs 3 to 6, relating to the collection of charges; Articles XXVI and XLI relating to the indication of the route to be followed; Article LXXV, paragraph 1, LXXVIII, paragraphs 2 to 4, and LXXIX, paragraphs 2 and 4, relating to the preparation of accounts. However:-(1) The period of six months provided by paragraph 2 of Article LXXIX of the Telegraph Regulations for the verification of accounts shall be extended to nine mon ihs in the case of radiograms; (2) The provisions of Article XVI, paragraph 2, shall not be considered as authorizing gratuitous transmission, through radio stations, of service telegrams relating exclusively to the telegraph service, nor the free transmission over the telegraph lines of service telegrams relating exclusively to the radio service; (3) The provisions of Article LXXIX, paragraphs 3 and 5, shall not be applicable to radio accounts. As regards the application
of the provisions of the Telegraph Regulations, coastal stations shall be considered as offices of transit except when the Radio Regulations expressly stipulate that such stations shall be considered as offices of origin or of destination. In conformity with Article 11 of the Convention of London, the In effect July 1, 1913.
Ante, p. 1709. present Regulations shall go into effect on the first day of July, 1913
In witness whereof the respective plenipotentiaries have signed Deposit of original one copy of these Regulations, which shall be deposited in the Regulations. archives of the British Government, and a copy of which shall be transmitted to each of the Parties.
JOHN R. EDWARDS
For Argentine Republic:
VICENTE J. DOMINGUEZ
DR. FRITZ RITTER WAGNER VON JAUREGG
DR. RUDOLPH RITTER SPEIL V. OSTHEIM For Hungary:
DR. DE HENNYEY
H. GOIGINGER, G. M.
ROBERT B. GOLDSCHMIDT
DR. FRANCISCO BHERING
C. E. RICKARD
T. F. KRARUP
J. S. LIDDELL
JACOBO GARCIA ROURE
JAIME JANER ROBINSON
ET. DE FELCOURT
H. BABINGTON SMITH
G. M. W. MACDONOGH.
For Australian Federation:
CHARLES BRIGHT. For Canada:
G. J. DESBARATS. For British India:
H. A. KIRK
DEMPSTER. For New Zealand:
C. WRAY PALLISER, For Greece:
C. Dosios For Italy and the Italian Colonies:
PROF. A. BATTELLI
MOHAMMED EL KABADJ
U. ASENSIO For Monaco:
FR. ROUSSEL For Norway:
K. A. KNUDSSÖN For Netherlands:
G. J. C. A. Pop
J. P. GUÉPIN
F. VAN DER GOOT For Persia:
MIRZA A: JL GHAFFAR KHAN For Portugal and the Portuguese Colonies:
ANTONIO MARIA DA SILVA
N. DE ETTER
BARON A. WYNEKEN
ARTURO SERENA For Siam:
LUANG SANPAKITCH PREECHA
WM. J. ARCHER
Radio Management of - Service Particulars of Radio Stations.
(8) COASTAL STATIONS.
(CQ). Signal of enquiry made by a station desiring to
communicate. (TR). Signal announcing the sending of particulars
concerning a station on shipboard (Art.
XXII). (1)........ Signal indicating that a station is about to send
at high power.
national Signal Code.
My distance is ......
My true bearing is ...... degrees,
I am bound for ......
I am bound from..
I belong to the .....
My wave length is ...... Inetars.
I have ...... words to send.
I am receiving well.
This is .....,