Trivia Question for June 2, 2016 – Wireless Telegraphy

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

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

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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