Geek Fact for November 25th

In 1905
, the first U.S. advertisement for a radio receiver is published in the journal, Scientific American.

The ad was for a telegraph transmitter, priced at $8.50, from The Electro Importing Company, which imported specialized electronic equipment from Europe and helped to supply many of those who wanted to make their own radios and transmitters.

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