"The National Traffic System plan is a means for
systematizing amateur traffic handling facilities by making a structure
available for an integrated traffic facility designed to achieve the utmost in
two principal objectives: rapid movement of traffic from origin to destination,
and training amateur operators to handle written traffic and participate in
directed nets. These two objectives, which sometimes conflict with each other,
are the underlying foundations of the National Traffic System.
NTS operates daily, even continuously with the advent of the
advanced digital links of today."
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