24 March, Tuesday

On March 24, 1896 the device invented by Alexander Popov transmitted the world's first radiogram

The experiment took place in St. Petersburg's University. Popov's device was built on the base of a training installation for Hertz's experiments, that the reasearcher built with educational purposes back in 1889. A radiogram with the text «Heinrich Hertz» was transmitted at a distance of 250 m.

March 24, 1896
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