Although the term "red phone" was in popular use, the link is actually not a phone line but a teletypewriter connection.
What does T/W stand for?
T/W stands for Teletypewriter
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We have 26 other meanings of T/W in our Acronym Attic
- Tobramycin and Ticarcillin (pharmacology)
- Training and Technical Assistance
- TCP for Transactions
- Tactical/Tabular Display Monitor
- Test/Training Space Needs Statement (US Air Force)
- Tanker Vessel (oil transportation)
- Thermal Vacuum
- Taxiway (airfield)
- Telephoto/Wide-Angle (camera)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Designed to be used for for face-to-face, teletypewriter (TTY), and Short Message Service (SMS) cellular telephone texting communications, DBC is made up of two separate components that communicate wirelessly with each other using Bluetooth (an open wireless protocol for exchanging data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices).
To report a dangerous product or product-related injury, and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call their hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270.
New System Six Times Faster Operating six times faster than the previous system, the new teleprinters communicate at a rate of 30 characters per second or 300 baud in comparison to teletypewriter speeds of five characters per second or 50 baud.
4251 imposes a 3% Federal excise tax on amounts paid for communications services, which, for these purposes, is defined as (1) local telephone service, (2) toll telephone ser vice and (3) teletypewriter exchange service.