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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.

Miscellaneous

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.

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Retransmission.

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.

ARTICLE XLVIII.

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.

ARTICLE XLIX.

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.

ARTICLE L.

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.

Signatures.
For Germany and the German Protectorates:

B. KOEHLER
O. WACHENFELD
DR. KARL STRECKER
SCHRADER
GOETSCH
DR. EMIL KRAUSS

FIELITZ
For the United States and the possessions of the United States:

JOHN R. EDWARDS
JNO. Q. WALTON
WILLIS L. MOORE
Louis W. AUSTIN
GEORGE OWEN SQUIER
EDGAR RUSSEL
C. McK. SALTZMAN
DAVID WOOSTER TODD
JOHN HAYS HAMMOND, Jr.
WEBSTER
W. D. TERRELL
JOHN I. WATERBURY

Signatures Contda

For Argentine Republic:

VICENTE J. DOMINGUEZ
For Austria:

DR. FRITZ RITTER WAGNER VON JAUREGG

DR. RUDOLPH RITTER SPEIL V. OSTHEIM For Hungary:

CHARLES FOLLÉRT

DR. DE HENNYEY
For Bosnia-Herzegovina:

H. GOIGINGER, G. M.
ADOLF DANINGER
A. CICOLI

ROMEO Vio
For Belgium:

J. BANNEUX

DELDIME
For Belgian Congo:

ROBERT B. GOLDSCHMIDT
For Brazil:

DR. FRANCISCO BHERING
For Bulgaria:

Iv. STOYANOVITCH
For Chile:

C. E. RICKARD
For Denmark:

N. MEYER
J. A. VÖHTZ
R. N. A. FABER

T. F. KRARUP
For Egypt:

J. S. LIDDELL
For Spain and the Spanish Colonies:

JACOBO GARCIA ROURE
JUAN DE CARRANZA Y GARRIDO
JACINTO LABORADOR
ANTONIO NIETO
Tomás FERNANDEZ QUINTANA

JAIME JANER ROBINSON
For France and Algeria:

A. FROUIN
For French West Africa:

A. DUCHÊNE
For French Equatorial Africa:

A. DUCHÊNE
For Indo-China:

A. DUCHÊNE
For Madagascar:

A. DUCHÊNE
For Tunis:

ET. DE FELCOURT
For Great Britain and the various British Colonies and Protoc-
torates:

H. BABINGTON SMITH
E. W. FARNALL
E. CHARLTON

G. M. W. MACDONOGH.
For Union of South Africa:

RICHARD SOLOMON.

Signatures Contd.

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
For Japan and for Chosen, Formosa, Japanese Sakhalin, and the
leased territory of Kwantung:

TETSUJIRO SAKANO
KENJI IDE
Rrол NAKAYAMA

SEIICHI KUROSE
For Morocco:

MOHAMMED EL KABADJ

U. ASENSIO For Monaco:

FR. ROUSSEL For Norway:

HEFTYE

K. A. KNUDSSÖN For Netherlands:

G. J. C. A. Pop

J. P. GUÉPIN
For Dutch Indies and the Colony of Curaçao:

PERK

F. VAN DER GOOT For Persia:

MIRZA A: JL GHAFFAR KHAN For Portugal and the Portuguese Colonies:

ANTONIO MARIA DA SILVA
For Roumania:

C. BOERESOU
For Russia and the Russian possessions and Protectorates:

N. DE ETTER
P. OBSADTCHY
A. EULER
SERGUEIEVITCH
V. DMITRIEFF
D. SOKOLTSOW
A. STOHASTNYI

BARON A. WYNEKEN
For Republic of San Marino:

ARTURO SERENA For Siam:

LUANG SANPAKITCH PREECHA

WM. J. ARCHER
For Sweden:

RYDIN
HAMILTON

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(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.
PRB | Do you wish to communicate by means of the I wish to communicate by means of the Inter
International Signal Code?

national Signal Code.
QRA What ship or coast station is that?
ORB What is your distance ?

My distance is ......
QRC What is your true bearing?

My true bearing is ...... degrees,
QRD Where are you bound for?

I am bound for ......
QRF Where are you bound from?

I am bound from..
QRG What line do you belong to?

I belong to the .....
What is your wave length in meters?

My wave length is ...... Inetars.
QRJ | How many words have you to send?

I have ...... words to send.
ORK | How do you receive me?

I am receiving well.

This is .....,

ORH

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