a radio anniversary

Chuck Murcko chuck@topsail.org
Wed, 12 Dec 2001 00:47:09 -0500

Today is the 100th anniversary of Marconi's first wireless transmission.


"On a windswept piece of Newfoundland 100 years ago this week, Guglielmo 
Marconi, bundled up against the cold and straining to hear into his 
receiver, became the grandfather of the cell phone."