, Massachusetts, USA - 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a sandy bluff on Cape Cod and sent a 54-word greeting from President Theodore Roosevelt across the ocean to England's King Edward VII.
A few hours later, the king responded, completing a dialogue that at the time seemed like pure magic.
Marconi had launched the era of global wireless communications...
Brian Carovillano on January 18, 2003 (www.crn.com)
Visit Massachusetts, USA
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.