Harold H Beverage invented the Beverage antenna while working for General Electric Corporation on transoceanic receiving antennas and in April of 1920 got the patent for the Beverage Antenna…. Original Patent drawing
Hiram Percy was a Member of the Radio Club of Hartford which had its first meeting in January 2014, and at the April 2014 he proposed the plan to form the ARRL. More at Wikipedia under history … Radio Club of Hartford History
Rudolph Hell, born 19 December 1901, died 11 March 2002 was a German Inventor and electrical engineer. In 1925 he began inventing the Hellschriber which at the time ran through cable lines and is the predecessor to the Dot Matrix printer. In 1929 he received a patent for the Hellschriber system.
1930’s is when it began being used for news wire services and continued up to the 1980’s. The Germans used it sometimes during WW2 in conjunction with the German Enigma machine for land based communications.
In the United States and Canada, the plural term candelabra is a nickname for radio masts and towers with multiple transmission antennas. Baltimore’s TV stations, WMAR-TV, WBAL-TV, and WJZ-TV in 1959 built the world’s first three-antenna candelabra tower, 730 feet tall. Other examples include the Mount Royal Candelabra in Montreal, the KXTV/KOVR/KCRA Tower, KSMO Candelabra Tower, KMBC/KCWECandelabra Tower, the Madison Community Candelabra Tower in Madison, and Sutro Tower in San Francisco.
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Australia had the first organized group of ham operators who met in March of 1910 in Sydney, they had 50 people attend the first meeting although only 10 wireless transceivers were licensed in Australia at the time. Another club began in Melbourne in 1911 … More about early clubs can be found here…