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Wireless Telephone, First Edition, 1910, The

Wireless Telephone, First Edition, 1910, The

by Hugo Gernsback
     
 
Original 80 page 1910 Hugo Gernsback visionary pamphlet on the Wireless Telephone. “The future use of the wireless telephone will be confined to low power battery systems, be as flexible as the wire telephone of today. The author predicts that in less than 10 years [by 1920] this stage will have been reached as it is bound to come sooner or later.” See

Overview

Original 80 page 1910 Hugo Gernsback visionary pamphlet on the Wireless Telephone. “The future use of the wireless telephone will be confined to low power battery systems, be as flexible as the wire telephone of today. The author predicts that in less than 10 years [by 1920] this stage will have been reached as it is bound to come sooner or later.” See wireless telephone at its earliest experimental birth, featuring plans for a working wireless phone with only 7 parts! And an earthen wireless phone with only 3 parts!

Bradshaw Lupton Jr, K1TE, ePublisher, June 2012

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014707190
Publisher:
publisher@bradshaws-guide.com
Publication date:
06/18/2012
Series:
Bradshaws-Guide , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
82
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Hugo Gernsback was a naturalized American citizen, radio pioneer, author, editor, writer, publisher and inventor. He was born Hugo Gernsbacher in Luxembourg on 16 August 1884.

Hugo Gernsback arrived in America at age 21 and imported European radio technology, ideas and equipment to the United States and published this book at age 25. He documented the current state of wireless telephone art of his day, then went on to found the magazine Modern Electrics. This First Edition treatise from 1910 forecast widespread radio telephone by 1920. So advanced was his vision that it took Bell Labs until 1946 to inaugurate wireless telephone service. Gernsback is considered "The Father of Science Fiction" and the annual Science Fiction awards are appropriately named "Hugos". Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke credited Gernsback’s influence on their award winning science fiction success.

Gernsback saw the vast future of technology all around him. Gernsback died three days after his 83rd birthday in 1967.

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