Wireless Radio: A History

Wireless Radio: A History

by Lewis Coe

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ISBN-13: 9780786426621
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/08/2006
Edition description: ALT
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 788,049
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lewis Coe of Crown Point, Indiana, is also the author of The Telephone and Its Several Inventors (1995) and The Telegraph (1993).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments vii

List of Illustrations xi

Preface 1



1. They Called It Wireless 3

2. Marine Radio 15

3. The Broadcast Boom 26

4. Amateur Radio 40

5. Point to Point 52

6. Potpourri 70

7. On the Move 80

8. Military Radio 90

9. Cellular and Satellite Telephones 103

10. Wireless Transmission of Power 111

11. Television 119

12. Police Radio 127

13. The Morse Code 134

14. The Vast Continent 142

15. Radar 153

16. Collecting 161



Epilogue 172

Glossary 174

Appendices 175

1. Biographies of Radio Pioneers in the United States 175

2. Marconi's Yacht 179

3. Radio Organizations 180

4. Radio Publications 181

5. FCC, January 9, 1942 181

6. FCC, January 9, 1942 181

7. Order Closing Amateur Radio Stations, April 1917 182

8. Phonetic Word List Used in Radiotelephony 183

9. International “Q” Signals Used in Radiotelegraphy 183

10. Radio Museums 184

11. Citizens Band Frequencies 185



Select Bibliography 187

Index 189

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