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.

http://www.eetimes.com/story/OEG20011210S0055

"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."

Chuck