WVIA Original Documentary Films

Rev. Jozef Murgas: Radios's Forgotten Genius

Passport Season 2002 Episode 1 | 28m 59s

In 1904, Murgas patented his musical-tone system and began to construct towers needed for its demonstration. By 1905, he entered into a partnership with a group of Philadelphia-based investors to develop and market Murgas' system. Rev. Jozef Murgas was a gifted man and his ideas are a recorded part of an important frontier in the history of communications technology.

Aired: 07/30/14

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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