TTYs for the deaf

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Sun Dec 12 00:38:20 2004

On Sat, 11 Dec 2004, John C. Ellingboe wrote:

> Teletype Corp. Models 14, 15, 19 and 26 for a few plus some by other
> companies used Baudot code. Some of those were interfaced to early
> micros for lack of a better/cheap console at the time.

It's often called "baudot", even the ARRL handbook calls it that,
but it's actually ITA-2. Baudot has accented characters and
"No." and a few oddballs, no format effectors (eg. CR, LF, etc).

I never could figure out how "baudot" became the vernacular
for ita2 tty code.
Received on Sun Dec 12 2004 - 00:38:20 GMT

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