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"I think that self-limitation is the major limiting factor for most people in the world."
- Frank Herbert

Ether-Traffic  
  The communications spectrum of the solar system.  

He twirled the dials, set them to the frequency range of space-communication, threw in the amplifiers. Messages drifted in - from liners and freighters, from police-ships, from yachts of space - all the usual ether-traffic of the System.
Technovelgy from The Duel on the Asteroid, by P. Schuyler  Miller (w/D. McDermott).
Published by Wonder Stories in 1932
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Compare to Communicate with Extraterrestrials from From the Earth to the Moon (1867) by Jules Verne, planetary telegraphing from In the Deep of Time (1879) by George Parsons Lathrop, the Interplanetary Communications Center from QRM - Interplanetary (1942) by George O. Smith and the Quantum Communications Hub from Defeated (2004) by Sean McKee.

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