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The Telephone Relay or Repeater

Naturevolume 18page194 (1878) | Download Citation

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THE writers have been at work since the announcement of the invention of the Bell articulating telephone in endeavouring to devise means by which the telephone might be relayed. Quite a number of devices have been tried, but, from the exceedingly feeble amount of the movements of the diaphragm of the receiving telephone, they have heretofore been unsuccessful in obtaining any practical results.

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  1. Central High School, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

    • EDWIN J. HOUSTON
    •  & ELIHU THOMSON

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