a radio anniversary
Gavin Thomas Nicol
Wed, 12 Dec 2001 01:00:57 -0500
On Wednesday 12 December 2001 12:47 am, Chuck Murcko wrote:
> 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."
Despite Tesla having demonstrated radio control a few years before... and
Marconi's patents later being invalidated because of prior art...