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Didn't He Invent Radio?

 
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Clive55



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:32 am    Post subject: Didn't He Invent Radio? Reply with quote

I listened to part of the Radders & Marconi show last night.I'll need to catch up with the Plant bit of the show later as the O Brother concert was on TV at 9
But it just struck me. That chap Marconi. Didn't he invent radio?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:40 am    Post subject: Didn't He Invent Radio? Reply with quote

I love it when people mispronounce Stuart Maconie's surname - a rep at the Morley Literature festival did the same yesterday!

Stuart IS a champion on the kind of radio programming that Bob Shennan wants to replace with celeb fluff.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had to check it out for myself and..

Although many scientists and inventors contributed to the invention of wireless telegraphy, including Christopher Smith, Reginald Fessenden, Oliver Lodge Hans Christian ěrsted Shocked , Michael Faraday, Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, Jagadis Chandra Bose, Alexander Popov, Shocked Shocked Nikola Tesla, Thomas Alva Edison, Nathan Stubblefield, and others, Shocked Shocked Shocked

Marconi's system achieved widespread use, so he is often credited as the "father of radio." so there... Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Michael Ball even called him Stuart Marconi the other week just before speaking to him on the 'walk'. Shocked

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