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Apache Helicopter. Tomahawk Missile. Walkie Talkie?

Brief history of the walkie-talkie, the military's most benign invention:


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related: Why are we allowed to have these?


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The first radio receiver/transmitter to be nick-named "Walkie-Talkie" was the backpacked Motorola SCR-300, created by an engineering team in 1940 at the Galvin Manufacturing Company (fore-runner of Motorola).

The team consisted of Dan Noble, who conceived of the design using FM technology, Henryk Magnuski who was the principal RF engineer, Marion Bond, Lloyd Morris, and Bill Vogel.

Motorola also produced the hand-held AM SCR-536 radio during the war, and it was called the "Handie-Talkie" (HT).

Al Gross also worked on the early technology behind the walkie-talkie between 1934 and 1941, and is sometimes said to actually have invented it.


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Come to think of it. rooty-tooty aim and shooty sounds like...

something the Russians might develop...

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