100 years ago today, Marconi received the first transatlantic
wireless signal. It was
reported in Nature on Dec 19, 1901
. How's that for an old link?
The first repurcussion of this achievement: legal notice to remove his equipment from Newfoundland
ATC had 2 years left in their 50 year telegraphic monopoly. Plus ça change...
Listen to a real spark gap transmission
at 0200 UTC Dec 13 on 3550 KHz to relive history.
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