RTV3007Lesson2 - The Inventors n n

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The Inventors n De Forest’s “Audion” made it possible to amplify weak radio signals. n The Audion modified the “Fleming valve” by inserting a wire grid  between the plate of the tube and its cathode.  This invention helped make modern electronics possible  ( http://www.cedmagic.com/history/deforest-audion.html)
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Development of Wireless n De Forest’s audion got him into patent trouble  with the Marconi Company. n British Marconi and its American subsidiary  dominated radio.
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Development of Wireless Maritime Influences n Naval n Commercial n Legal / Regulatory
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Development of Wireless n Maritime Disasters:  The Titanic
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Development of Wireless n Maritime Disasters:  The Titanic
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Development of Wireless n Maritime Disasters:  The Titanic
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Development of Wireless n Wireless Ship Act of 1910 is first radio law Unfortunately, the law did not specify how many  hours a day the wireless operators had to stay at  their posts. 
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