A History of the Marconi Company 1874-1965
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A History of the Marconi Company 1874-1965

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This accessible work provides a detailed picture of the history of one of the most important companies in the electronic industry.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.1mm | 589g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138863939
  • 9781138863934

Table of contents

Part I: 1. The Stage is Set 2. The Young Signor Marconi 3. The Infant Company 4. Successes and Setbacks 5. Tuning: A Great Step Forward 6. The Transatlantic Gamble 7. 'A Transatlantic Service, but - ' 8. Progress and Problems 9. The Growing Competition 10. Further Struggles and Achievements 11. The Invention of the Diode Valve 12. The Directional Antenna 13. More Inventions and Discoveries 14. The Transatlantic Service Realized 15. The Commercial 'War' with Germany 16. Momentous Events 17. 'The Marconi Scandal' 18. Further Advances in Technology 19. Wireless at the Outbreak of the Great War 20. The Great War (continued) Part II: 21. The Post-War Scene 22. The Start of Sound Broadcasting in Britain 23. The Formation of the B.B.C. 24. Sound Broadcasting 1925-1939 25. The Imperial Wireless Scheme Again 26. The Short-Wave Beam System 27. The Cable and Wireless Merger 28. Wireless and Aviation to 1939 29. Developments in Marine Equipment to 1939 30. Special Purpose Wireless Communication; Pictures by Wireless 31. Television 32. Research and Development to 1939 33. Engineering Training and Inter-Communication 34. The Old-Time Engineers 35. The Passing of Guglielmo Marconi Part III: 36. The Evolution of Radar 37. World War II (Part I) 38. World War II (Part II) 39. The English Electric Takeover 40. Prelude to the Post-War Scene 41. Developments in Radar 1945-1965 42. Developments in Aviation 1945-1965 43. Sound Broadcasting 1945-1965 44. Developments in Television 1945-1965 45. Developments in Communications 1945-1965 46. Developments in Marine Communications 1945-1965 47. Expansion and Reorganization in the 'Sixties' 48. A Last Look Around Indexshow more