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French term or phrase:phonie(s)
English translation:-phonie(s)
Entered by: Parrot
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03:29 Mar 21, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: phonie(s)
I need the exact term for the OBJECT itself. (In other words, "voice communication" provided by Eurodicautom will not work in the context of the document.)

The text refers to a network of "phonies VHF/HF"... and that all the branch offices have such "phonies".

I've already got that VHF/HF = very high frequency/high frequency. And know that it is some sort of radio transmitter/receiver (but not a CB according to the author).

Is there a more specific term? (Short wave radio or some such??)

Thanks!
LAC
United States
Local time: 09:31
Did a web search on VHF radio ** and all the sites
Explanation:
turned up VHF/UHF radio and simply stopped there. What follows is either irrelevant or varied. Is it possible we do not have a generic term that covers everything in the field as "phonies"? (I remember it took me quite a while to accept "telephony" - sounded too close to "phoney") but maybe you have to be particular in your context.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 16:31
Grading comment
Thank you ALL for all your efforts... but since I have to chose a "winner", well I feel I should go with the one person who actually went looking for the name of the object/thing itself rather than the more general type of communication.
I guess I'll have to stick to radio transmitter-receivers... perhaps there is no other term for the physical object and at least that is clear and not misleading (if not overly specific)...
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Summary of answers provided
nawireless telegraphyashiq mangel
naVHF/HF voice
Yolanda Broad
naDid a web search on VHF radio ** and all the sites
Parrot
navoice channel
CLS Lexi-tech


  

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19 mins
voice channel


Explanation:
phonie is quite generic in French (I have the same problem translating from and into Italian "fonia").
I was trying to open
http://www.granddictionnaire.com/_fs_global_01.htm
but no luck this morning.

I offer with many grains of salt.

Greetings

Paola L M


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 10:31
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 162

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38 mins
Did a web search on VHF radio ** and all the sites


Explanation:
turned up VHF/UHF radio and simply stopped there. What follows is either irrelevant or varied. Is it possible we do not have a generic term that covers everything in the field as "phonies"? (I remember it took me quite a while to accept "telephony" - sounded too close to "phoney") but maybe you have to be particular in your context.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 16:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
Grading comment
Thank you ALL for all your efforts... but since I have to chose a "winner", well I feel I should go with the one person who actually went looking for the name of the object/thing itself rather than the more general type of communication.
I guess I'll have to stick to radio transmitter-receivers... perhaps there is no other term for the physical object and at least that is clear and not misleading (if not overly specific)...

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2 hrs
VHF/HF voice


Explanation:
Here is what Termium has:

(1) English:Telecommunications
voice s
OBS - (as opposed to data) s
OBS - <mobile communications> s
1996-07-11

(2) English:Signals (Military)
Radiotelephony
speech s CORRECT
OBS - Source: Terms will be included in the CFP-B-GL-321-007/FP-001. s
1985-09-06

(3) English:Military and Paramilitary
voice s
OBS - 2SIGNA.4.2.e s
1976-06-19

And here is what LGDT has:

télécommunication
Anglais:
speech transmission (ab)
Entrée(s) additionnelle(s):
transmission of speech (b)
voice transmission (bcd)
speech communication (b)
speaking (a)
Français:
transmission de la parole n f (ab)
recommandé par un organisme national ou international
Entrée(s) additionnelle(s):
transmission de courants vocaux n f (a)
transmission de signaux vocaux n m (a)
transmission de signaux téléphoniques n f (a)
phonie n f (c)
transmission de la voix n f (d)
[Office de la langue française, 1983]
RBT10883405

Here are some examples of how it is used, picked up using Google:

[PDF] www.uscg.mil/hq/g-a/avt/rfp/labor.pdf
... and fiber optics. Responsibility for development, design, operation, test and evaluation of UHF/VHF/HF voice and data communications systems. Knowledge of ...

Golf Zero University Of Plymouth
... on the 3rd Floor. There are a range of radio related projects from terrestrial communications such as UHF/VHF/HF voice/morse code and VHF/UHF packet radio to ... www.tech.plym.ac.uk/see/gouop.html

Untitled
... 12, 15, 17, 20, 30, 40, 80, and 160 meters. I use HF, VHF (packet), VHF/HF (voice), and 6m (FM, voice) radios. I use an R7 vertical antenna (on my chimney at ... www.deltaclub.org/jan98_sparks.html

For the rest of the Google examples, see:
http://www.google.com/search?q="vhf hf voice"

Also found one example for the reverse word order ("voice VHF/HF"):

TECHNICAL SUPPORT DIVISION
... to provide safe service of radio and telecommunication facilities such data and voice VHF, HF, AWOS, VSAT (Satellite), AFTN, SITA networks for ATS and AIS staff ... www.mcaa.gov.mn/TSD.htm

N.B.: I can't find anything on Google for "speech VHF/HF"


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Reference: http://www.granddictionnaire.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 10:31
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551

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6 hrs
wireless telegraphy


Explanation:
In the Harrap's Shorter Dictionary French/English - English/French is the word: phonie
Phonie: Rad. Electron. wireless telegraphy, radiotelegraphy

In the Nouveau Robert Dictionary we have:
Phonie: transmission de messages parlés dans la téléphonie sans fil

Comparing both it seems that wireless telegraphy is the one.
Hope it helps


    Harrap's shorter and nouveau robert
ashiq mangel
Pakistan
Local time: 20:31
PRO pts in pair: 30

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