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ionutzavram

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can u please tell me what is the translation of "patched into" in the following context?

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There is an organization in Britain that you can sit in one room, and it is patched into 150 radiostations. I sat down and did 43 consecutive radio interviews. "
 

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Hi ionutzavram,

patch = 1. connect by a temporary electrical, radio, or telephonic connection: Ralph had patched her through to the meeting by walkie-talkie.


2. become connected in this way: stay on the open line and we'll patch in on you.


a telephone patch is any connection between a phone line and another communications device, whether it be a radio, a tape recorder, a data device (such as a modem), or even another phone line. Sometimes called an autopatch especially when used in amateur radio

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