Historical ‘Facts’ That Are Not True

Historical Facts That Are Not True - RF CafeThe IEEE has begun a new series of articles that claim to debunk long-held beliefs and set the record straight on topics ranging from the 'real' origin of 'SOS' as an internationally recognizable distress signal* and true burial place of frequency master Heinrich Hertz. Oh, and if you think Ham radio operators in the U.S. actually received signals from the sinking Titanic, well... read on.
* A man-on-the-street interview in the U.S. would probably find half the people don't know about SOS at all.

Historical ‘Facts’ That Are Not True - RF Cafe



Posted  January 2013