Thursday, 18 December 2008

Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, 1866-1932

American physicist, inventor,

Transmits human voice on radiowaves via high-frequency oscillator, December 23rd ,1900.

"One-two-three-four, is it snowing where you are Mr. Thiessen? If it is, would you telegraph back to me?"

Mr. Thiessen, one mile distant, confirmed. Such a luck it was snowing. Radio broadcasting was born.

More on the hammond museum of radio website.

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