Trivia Question for June 2, 2016 – Wireless Telegraphy

Question:
120 years ago today wireless telegraphy had someone file for a patented. Who was it?
Answer:

1896 Wireless telegraphy is first patented by Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guglielmo_Marconi#Developing_radio_telegraphy

British patent No. 12,039 (1897)
“Improvements in Transmitting Electrical impulses and Signals, and in Apparatus therefor”. Date of Application 2 June 1896; Complete Specification Left, 2 March 1897; Accepted, 2 July 1897 (later claimed by Oliver Lodge to contain his own ideas which he failed to patent).

Those answering correctly: none

Thanks to all that checked into the net. Special thanks to Gary (W6NVY) for use of the repeater.

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