History of Radio and Electronics

- histories of many of the great names or pioneers in electronics radio and technology along with stories about how some of the great technologies came into being.

How technologies developed

Summaries of how some of the important technologies we rely on today ayhve come into being. While not all of them may be obvious today they set the foundations in place for many of the radio, wireless and electronic technologies we take for granted today.

Great Names

Read about the great names in the history of radio and electronics:-

Technology photos

Check out out photographs and images of vintage wireless electronics and communications equipment on our sister site at Adrio Communications.

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Gladys West - Pioneer of GPS Sven Etzold | U-blox
Gladys West - Pioneer of GPS
GPS and GNSS positioning technology is such an integral part of our lives today that we rarely stop to think about where it all came from. When we do, we usually picture men in white shirts and dark glasses hunched over calculators and slide rules. In fact, one of the early pioneers behind GPS and GNSS technology was Gladys West - a black woman.









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