As naval aviation was under development, so was another pivotal early 20th century invention, the radio. The Navy was a very early adopter of wireless communication, and the outbreak of World War I necessitated an alternative to the transatlantic telegraph. The massive radio complex at Greenbury Point across the river from the Naval Academy filled this need. The three towers remaining today help us discuss the birth of radio, and the incredibly rapid evolution of wireless communications in the Navy.




Posted by ENS Chris O'Keefe in History, Navy, Podcast
Tags: , ,

You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

2014 Information Domination Essay Contest
7ads6x98y