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Saturday, September 22 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
RMS Titanic Disaster: Proving Radio's Worth

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Paul Harden, a historian as well as a ham-radio-homebrew savant, tells the tangled tale of the growing pains in the early days of radio during the 1912 Titanic disaster. But in the end, Marconi's network of relay stations worked, ushering in a period of rapid growth in the adoption of radio at sea -- and heralded the beginning of amateur radio as a federally licensed service.

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Paul Harden, NA5N

Paul Harden, NA5N, was first licensed in 1963 as WNØNOW/WAØNOW in Pueblo and Alamosa, CO. After eight years in the submarine service, he moved to New Mexico in 1977 as part of the initial construction crew of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Very Large Array (VLA) radiotelescope... Read More →

Saturday September 22, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm MDT