First published in 1934, this book provides an accessible introduction to various aspects of radio technology. The text begins with a historical discussion of radio waves and their discovery, before moving on to an examination of the uses of radio in the contexts of broadcasting, medicine, safety at sea, the military and weather forecasts. Illustrative figures are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in radio and the history of science.
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- Date Published: August 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107418943
- length: 220 pages
- dimensions: 203 x 127 x 13 mm
- weight: 0.24kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
2. From prophecy to proof
3. Radio round the world
4. Up in the sky
5. The sun calls the tune
6. The future and ultra-short waves
8. Radio and medicine
9. Radio and safety at sea
10. Radio in war
11. Radio and the weather forecaster
Appendix on the radio valve
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