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1902 Marconi's transatlantic radio transmissions...



Item # 678521

December 22, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 22, 1902

* Inventor Guglielmo Marconi
* Long distance radio transmission
* First West to East messages sent


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MARCONI MAKING BIG ACHIEVEMENT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

wikipedia notes: The first West-East transatlantic radio transmission was recorded on 5 December 1902 between Glace Bay and Poldhu. The frequency was about 182 kHz. The first Canada/UK transatlantic radio message (as opposed to hearing the signal) was sent from Glace Bay to Poldhu on 15 December 1902.

Category: The 20th Century