Milestone in Radio History

Milestone in Radio History (HM1JGC)

Location: Cobb Island, MD 20625 Charles County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 15.645', W 76° 51.08'

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Here on Cobb Island, in December 1900, Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, assisted by Frank W. Very, while experimenting in wireless telephony, for the first time sent and received intelligible speech by electromagnetic waves between two masts 50 feet high and one mile apart.
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 338028 N 4236367
Decimal Degrees38.26075000, -76.85133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.645', W 76° 51.08'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 38.7" N, 76° 51' 4.8" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17110 Cobb Island Rd, Cobb Island MD 20625, US
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