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Before We Went Wireless

David Edward Hughes Frs - His Life, Inventions and Discoveries (1829-1900)

Before We Went Wireless( )
Author: Hughes, Ivor
Evans, David Ellis
Series title:Images from the Past Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Images from the Past, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

This is the first biography of the brilliant inventor and practical experimenter, British-born David Edward Hughes. A contemporary of Edison and Bell, Hughes made major contributions in the fields of telegraphy, telephony, metal detection, and audiology. His printing telegraph, adopted across much of Europe, made him a fortune. Hughes sent and received wireless signals in 1879, some sixteen years before Marconi, but faced with the skepticism of his peers, he discontinued his...
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