Book: The History of Radio, in Pictures and Words

A coffee-table book from the American Museum of Radio and Electricity chronicles five centuries of progress

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SPEED ON THE SHIP: “SOS SOS CQD CQD Titanic. We are sinking fast. Passengers are being put into boats. Titanic.” That message is credited with saving over 700 lives. Was there ever a more urgent use for a nascent technology? A rare Marconi wireless set like the one on the RMS Titanic is the centerpiece of this faithfully accurate reproduction of the doomed ship’s radio room, at the American Museum of Radio and Electricity.
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