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“…In the early 1900’s, the term… SOS became associated with such phrases as ‘Save our Souls’…”

SOS is the International Morse code distress signal.  This distress signal was first adopted by the German government radio regulations effective April 1, 1905, and became the worldwide standard under the second International Radiotelegraphic Convention, which was signed on November 3, 1906, and became effective on July 1, 1908. SOS remained the maritime radio distress […]

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