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Radio

  • John Jewkes
  • David Sawers
  • Richard Stillerman

Abstract

The modern radio system is not one invention; it is made up of the work of many inventors. Its origins lie in the work of nineteenth-century scientists, and especially Maxwell and Hertz. Radio telegraphy was its precursor; Marconi made the greatest single contribution to its practical realisation, though many other scientists and inventors, such as Lodge, Branly, Tesla and Stone, made inventions essential to its development.

Keywords

Short Wave Directional Aerial Weather Bureau Individual Inven Wireless World 
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© John Jewkes, David Sawers and Richard Stillerman 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Jewkes
  • David Sawers
  • Richard Stillerman

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