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History of the Yosami Radio Transmitting Station Recognized as IEEE Milestone

The wireless broadcasting facility that was used at the former Yosami Radio Transmitting Station is currently on display in the Yosami Radio Transmitting Station Memorial Hall in the Floral Garden Yosami in Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture. On May 19, 2009 this wireless transmitting facility was recognized as an IEEE Milestone. The IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Milestones award program, which was started in 1983, recognizes inventions and technical innovations that represent significant contributions to society in the electrical, electronics, and other related technical fields. As of 2009, over 80 such achievements have been recognized worldwide, and the wireless transmitting equipment that was used in the former Yosami Radio Transmitting Station is the ninth Milestone award in Japan.

Photo: IEEE Milestone Recognition Plaque (Source: Kariya City Board of Education)j

IEEE Milestone Recognition Plaque (Source: Kariya City Board of Education)

 
Photo: Yosami Radio Transmitting Station Memorial Hall

Yosami Radio Transmitting Station
Memorial Hall

  Photo: View of the Memorial Hall

View of the Memorial Hall

 
Photo: Loading coil

Loading Coil

  Photo: DC drive (foreground) and alternating current generator (background)

DC drive (foreground)
and AC generator (background)

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