Amateur Radio Comes of Age in Connecticut
Posted May 6, 2015 by
Founded in Connecticut in 1914, the American Radio Relay League is the national membership association for Amateur Radio operators. The league, a nonprofit organization, represents amateur radio interests to regulatory bodies, provides technical advice and assistance to amateur radio enthusiasts, and supports a number of educational programs.
Radio Communications Spark the Public Imagination
The age of wireless communication began in 1901, when Italian inventor Gugliemo Marconi transmitted the first radio-telegraph signal across the Atlantic Ocean from Poldhu, England, to St. John’s, Newfoundland. Marconi’s successful transmission created a new category of hobbyists at the turn of the 20th century: amateur radio operators.