In 1918 from a long-wave station in Caernarvon, Wales, operated by the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, sent a Radiotelegraph message from Great Britain to a second station in Australia. The message transmission traveled a distance of approximately 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometres).
- Guglielmo Marconi – development of a radiotelegraph system …
Marchese Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, best known for his development of a radiotelegraph system, which served as the foundation for the establishment of numerous affiliated companies worldwide.
- Marconi sends first Atlantic wireless transmission – Dec 12, 1901 …
Italian physicist and radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi succeeds in sending the first radio transmission across the Atlantic Ocean, disproving detractors who told him that the curvature of the earth would limit transmission to 200 miles or less.
- Guglielmo Marconi – Wikipedia
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/); Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi’s law and a radio telegraph system. He is usually credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun “in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy”.