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"I don't know why I write science fiction. The voices in my head told me to!"
- Charles Stross

Ultraset (Ultrawave Set)  
  A device that used ultrawave faster-than-light (FTL) communication.  

Lester del Rey is the first to use the word "ultrawave" to describe a communication method. In describing the device, he uses "ultrawave set" and "ultraset."

"Special bulletin to all pilots," said the ultrawave set. "The Bouncing Betty, piloted by James JacIntyre, is now out of the race. MacIntyre reports that, in cutting too close to the ecliptic, he was struck by a small meteoroid...
From Habit, by Lester del Rey.
Published by Astounding in 1939
Additional resources -

Here's the quote for "ultraset:"

"I was all set to gloat when his voice barked in over the ultraset..."

Take a look at the longer entry for ultrawave from the same story.

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