Father of Radio

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Father of Radio United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961)
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Usage


In news:

My father, Jerry Glaser , owned country music radio stations in the south and was co-founder of the Country Music Association.
Where young David wondered why his father, an accomplished radio and television technician, only exercised his passion for electronics in the basement of their home.
A John Lennon song floated over our rental-car radio as my father and I wound our way past silos and dairy farms in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Patent War," covered the dispute over who could rightfully be called "The Father of Radio.
Before turning his attention to atomic physics , Ernest Rutherford- sometimes called the father of the atom- spent a lot of his time working on radio and briefly held the world record for the farthest radio transmission.
Draped in a Chilean flag outside of Citi Field, Manuel Rojas stood with his father as they were interviewed by Ernesto Diaz — who Rojas said was a big name in Chilean radio.
His real name was Richard Wagstaff Clark, and he began his career in the mailroom of a radio station being operated by his father and uncle.
After a radio interview at my local NPR affiliate, I chatted with one of the radio hosts about his father.
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In science:

As her father generously said, when he worked for PaperMate and she bought a bunch of Lindys because they came in more interesting colors, “Lindy makes a good pen.” Sadly, like the Kaiser-Frazer, Johnsons Baby Cream, and the Los Angeles area commercial FM classical radio station, they are no more.
Astrophysics in 2006
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