The first radio was initially called the "wireless telegraphy," and a complete functional model was built by Guglilmo Marconi in 1895. Several other inventors laid the groundwork for the invention including Heinrich Rudo... More »

The precursor to the radio, the Tesla coil, was invented by Nikola Tesla in 1884, and Tesla's device to send a radio signal, which was ready to go, was burned up in a lab fire in 1895. Instead, Guglielmo Marconi tested h... More »

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Guglielmo Marconi is credited with inventing the first radio. Marconi achieved this feat with no formal education. Still a young man when he initially previewed his invention, his parents moved the entire family from Ita... More »

Guglielmo Marconi is credited with inventing the first radio. Marconi achieved this feat with no formal education. Still a young man when he initially previewed his invention, his parents moved the entire family from Ita... More »

The precursor to the radio, the Tesla coil, was invented by Nikola Tesla in 1884, and Tesla's device to send a radio signal, which was ready to go, was burned up in a lab fire in 1895. Instead, Guglielmo Marconi tested h... More »

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An Italian named Guglielmo Marconi invented the radio in 1895 as a means of transmitting information using wireless radio waves. He developed the technology, which he called the wireless telegraph, while experimenting at... More »

There is no singular place where radio was invented because its creation was based on work by Nikola Tesla, Guglielmo Marconi, Heinrich Hertz and Mahlon Loomis. Marconi gets much of the credit for the radio, but his work... More »

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