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.
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