TELECOMMUNICATION CONVENTION. DECEMBER 9, 1932. 2449 open to public correspondence, such as: a service of radiobeacons, Definitions-Contd. radio direction finding, time signals, regular meteorological bulletins, notices to navigators, press messages addressed to all, medical notices (medical consultation by radio), standard frequencies, emissions for scientific purposes, etc.  Telephone broadcasting service: A service carrying on the broad- casting of radiotelephone emissions primarily intended to be received by the general public.  Visual broadcasting service: A service carrying on the broadcast- ing of visual images, either fixed or moving, primarily intended to be received by the general public. ARTICLE 2 Secrecy oj Radio Communications  The administrations agree to take the necessary measures to m~:i:iroTarmstroBot (talk)adio com· prohibit and prevent:  (a) the unauthorized interception of radio communications not intended for the general use of the public;  (b) the divulging of the contents or of the mere existence, the publication or use, without authorization, of radio communications which may have been intercepted intentionally or otherwise. ARTICLE 3 License  § 1. (1) No transmitting station may be established or operated by any person or by any enterprise whatever without a special license issued by the government of the country to which the station in question is subject.  (2) Mobile stations having their port of registry in a colony, a territory under sovereignty or mandate, an overseas terri- tory, or a protectorate, may be considered as being subject to the authority of this colony, these territories, or this protectorate, so far as concerns the granting of licenses.  § 2. The holder of a license shall be bound to preserve the secrecy of telecommunications, as provided for in article 24 of the Convention. In addition, the license must state that it is prohibited to receive radio correspondence other than that which the station is authorized to receive, and that, in case such correspondence is received involun- tarily, it must neither be reproduced nor communicated to third persons, nor used for any purpose whatever, and that the very exist- ence thereof must not be revealed.  § 3. In order to facilitate the verification of licenses issued to mobile stations, it is recommended that there be added, when neces- sary, to the text drafted in the national language, a translation of this text into a language in general use in international relations.  § 4. The government issuing the license to a mobile station shall mention therein the category to which this station belongs from the standpoint of international public correspondence. License.
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