telegraph key

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key consisting of a lever that sends a telegraph signal when it is depressed and the circuit is closed

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The morse key is the only item we have which belongs to the ship, so to have the Iron Cross is very special.
I still have my "bug," that being the name of my semiautomatic Morse key that will make dots as long as I hold that lever over.
War Department manuals issued with each Eureka set officially advocated use of the Morse key feature so that aircrew monitoring the Rebecca screen could discern different Eureka sets that might be in close proximity.
In the long journey from the Morse key to [AP Wire] a few things have remained constant," Boccardi said.
And took their turn by patient turn, to use the Morse key, to transmit their name, or even their middle name, which I can read quite easily.