Edwin Howard Armstrong Patents FM Radio. RCA attempts to Steal the Invention

The invention of the radio allowed information and music to be broadcast across long distances. The radio was first used to communicate between ships and land bases. Edwin Howard Armstrong’s patent of FM radio came through as he was concurrently battling another inventor for the rights to the invention of superheterodyne radio. Armstrong invented wide-band […]

Philo T. Farnsworth Invents the Television. RCA attempts to Steal his Patent.

Philo T Farnsworth (1906-1971) was a Mormon farm boy who is the undisputed inventor of television yet he made little money and got little credit for his efforts. Instead he was tied up in litigation by David Sarnoff and his RCA corporate lawyers, and, although he eventually was ruled the sole inventor of TV  by […]

Tesla Gives 1st Public Demonstration of Radio. Marconi, using Tesla’s Technology, Steals Patent… Temporarily!

Nikola Tesla gave the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis on March 1, 1893, although he had presented his work prior to this behind closed doors. Tesla first demonstrated wireless transmissions during a lecture in 1891. Just days before the St. Louis presentation, Tesla addressed the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, on February 23, […]