Government Control of Radio Communication: Hearings Before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Sixty-fifth Congress, Third Session, on H.R. 13159, a Bill to Further Regulate Radio Communication. December 12, 13, 17, 18, and 19, 1918

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Page 406 - ... and such vessel may be libeled therefor in any district court of the United States, within whose jurisdiction the vessel may be found.
Page 402 - radio communication" as used in this Act means any system of electrical communication by telegraphy or telephony without the aid of any wire connecting the points from and at which the radiograms, signals, or other communications are sent or received.
Page 408 - Fourth. At all stations the logarithmic decrement per complete oscillation in the wave trains emitted by the transmitter shall not exceed two-tenths, except when sending distress signals or signals and messages relating thereto. USE OF "STANDARD DISTRESS WAVE.
Page 406 - Any person, company, or corporation that shall use or operate any apparatus for radio communication in violation of this section, or knowingly aid or abet another person, company, or corporation in so doing, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, and the apparatus or device so unlawfully used and operated may be adjudged forfeited to the United States.
Page 450 - The radio equipment must be in charge of two or more persons skilled In the use of such apparatus, one or the other of whom shall be on duty at all times while the vessel is being navigated. Such equipment...
Page 411 - That every license granted under the provisions of this net for the operation' or use of apparatus for radio communication shall prescribe that the operator thereof shall not willfully or maliciously interfere with any other radio communication. Such interference shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof the owner or operator, or both, shall be punishable by a fine of not to exceed five hundred dollars or imprisonment for not to exceed one year, or both. SEC. 6. That the expression...
Page 441 - Provided, That on cargo steamers, in lieu of the second operator provided for in this act, there may be substituted a member of the crew or other person who shall be duly certified and entered in the ship's log as competent to receive and understand distress calls or other usual calls indicating danger, and to aid in maintaining a constant wireless watch so far as required for the safety of life.
Page 403 - Service of any summons or other matter in any legal proceeding under this Act shall be good service, if made personally on the person to be served, or at his last place of abode, or if made by leaving such summons for him on board any ship to which he may belong with the person being or appearing to be in command or charge of such ship.
Page 453 - Every such license shall be subject to the regulations contained herein, and such regulations as may be established from time to time by authority of this Act or subsequent Acts and treaties of the United States.
Page 432 - I am being interfered with. Atmospherics are very strong. Increase power. Decrease power. Send faster. Send slower. Stop sending. I have nothing for you. I am ready. All right now. I am busy (or, I am busy with ). Please do not interfere. Stand by. I will call you when required.

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