Met Office communications

Met Office communications

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Caption: Met Office communications. Met Office employee operating a radio-teleprinter receiver. The radio component is at left, and the teleprinter component is at right. This system allowed typed messages to be sent by radio, and printed at the receiving end. The Met Office is the UK's national weather monitoring and forecasting service. A variety of communication methods have been used during its history. Teleprinters were mostly used in the mid-20th century.

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