A Short History of Radio With an Inside Focus on Mobile Radio Winter If success has many fathers, then radio is one of the worlds greatest
By Jim Maxwell, W6CF Amateur Radio: In 1896 Marconi managed to communicate over a distance of 2 miles without wires. In 1901 he spanned the Atlantic. old saw goes, is history. Who was the first Amateur Radio operator? Well probably never know. Some would say it was Marconi. Marconi had a great fondness for
Amateur Radio history was made this month when amateurs in Canada and the UK completed what appears to be the first twoway transatlantic Amateur Radio exchange on 136 kHz. Larry Kayser, VA3LK, and Lawrence Laurie Mayhead, G3AQC, managed the LF feat using extremely slow CW that featured 90secondlong dits and 180secondlong dahs.