Thursday, December 12, 2013

First transatlantic radio signal

Dec. 12th, 1901
Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic radio signal, from Poldhu Wireless Station in Cornwall, England, to Signal Hill in St. John's, Newfoundland.
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Radio has came a long way, My beacon transmitter (WB9OTX/B) using less power than your car's tail light (5 Watts) is heard almost daily in Europe..... Jack