sábado, 12 de diciembre de 2015

December 12: Today is the anniversary of the first transatlantic radio signal received by Guglielmo Marconni at Signla Hill in Saint John`s Newfoundland, in 1901.



Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian physicist and inventor of wireless telegraph who received himself the first transatlantic radio signal in Morse Code.


Marconi operating apparatus similar to that used by him to transmit the first wireless signal across the Atlantic Ocean, 1901.


“The message–simply the Morse-code signal for the letter “s”–traveled more than 2,000 miles from Poldhu in Cornwall, England, to Newfoundland, Canada.” See: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marconi-sends-first-atlantic-wireless-transmission