Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937)
1901 Tuned Radio
Extensive use in
Born Bolgna, Italy
Repeated spark gap, coherer experiments of other people. Experimented with different antennae configurations,
Photo of marconi in 1903 – note induction coil & spark gap, also paper tape output of morse code.
Didn’t make any money out of radio until loss of Titanic in 1912.
Message from SS Olympic, 14
“SS Titanic ran into iceberg. Sinking fast.”