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The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece

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Author: Norman F. Joly
Published: 1990
Language: English
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 738
mnybks.net#: 4024
Origin: gutenberg.org
License: ©

Copyright 1990.

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ion, was responsible for introducing many of the technical terms connected with electrolysis, like electrolyte for the liquid through which the electric current is passed, and anode and cathode for the positive and negative electrodes respectively. He also established the laws of the process itself. But most people remember his name in connection with his practical demonstration of electromagnetic induction.

In France Andre-Marie Ampere (1775-1836) carried out a complete mathematical study of the laws which govern the interaction between wires carrying electric currents.

In Germany in 1826 a Bavarian schoolmaster Georg Ohm (1789-1854) had defined the relationship between electric pressure (voltage), current (flow rate) and resistance in a circuit (Ohm's law) but 16 years had to elapse before he received recognition for his work.

Scientists were now convinced that since the flow of an electric current in a wire or a coil of wire caused it to acquire magnetic properties, the opposite migh

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