This reminded me of a couple of articles in Western Technical
Review. One concerned the use of a U.S. to Cuba undersea cable
for measuring ocean currents in that region. Another was about
a nuclear bomb alarm system that W.U. was contracted to provide.
I don't have time right now to tell you which issues, but there
is a table of contents in the archive.
Western Union Technical Review is in the comp.dcom.telecom archives.
You can find it with Google.
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