Frank Conrad

Electrical engineer, Award Winner

1874 – 1941

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Who was Frank Conrad?

Frank Conrad was a radio broadcasting pioneer who worked as the Assistant Chief Engineer for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,. He began what are considered the first regular radio broadcasts from his Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, garage in 1916, and is responsible for the founding of the first licensed broadcast station in the world: KDKA.

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Born
May 4, 1874
Pittsburgh
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Westinghouse Electric Company
  • Westinghouse Electric
Died
Dec 11, 1941

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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