Radio patent granted to Guglielmo Marconi

On June 2, 1896, British patent No.12039, for a radio was granted to radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi. Continue reading

Receiver that could detect radio waves produced by lightning discharges

Aleksandr Stepanovich Popov, a Russian Radio inventor, claimed by historians from the former Soviet Union, had a meeting with the Russian Physical and Chemical Society that took place on May 7, 1895. Continue reading

Masaru Ibuka

Ibuka graduated from Waseda University in 1933, he then went to work at Photo-Chemical Laboratory, a company which processed movie film, and later served in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, being a member of the Imperial Navy Wartime Research Committee. Continue reading

The Pocket Transistor Radio

First introduced in 1957, was a Pocket Transistor Radio manufactured by Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo (Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation, now Sony KK). Continue reading

Akio Morita

Akio Morita was born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Morita’s family was involved in sake, miso and soy sauce production in the village of Kosugaya (currently a part of Tokoname City) on the western coast of Chita Peninsula in Aichi Prefecture since 1665. Continue reading

Radio Message from England Received by Canada

Guglielmo Marconi, the developer of radio, received a simple message of morse-code signal for “s”. Continue reading

First French language Radio Station in Canada

In 1922, broadcasting began for CKAC a French language Radio Station out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading