His transatlantic triumph came on the 12th December 1901 when the morse letter 'S' was transmitted from Poldhu, in Cornwall and received by Marconi himself at St.John's, Newfoundland, who recorded the historic event in his pocket book simply "Sigs at 12.20, 1.10 & 2.20".Indeed many wireless operators came from the telegraph ranks.- By 1850 most of the basic electrical phenomena had been investigated.However, James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879), Professor of Experimental Physics at Cambridge then came up with something entirely new.By some elegant mathematics he had shown the probable existence of electromagnetic waves of radiation.But it was twenty four years later (eight years after Maxwell's death) that Heinrich Hertz (1857-1894) in Germany gave a practical demonstration of the accuracy of this theory.He generated and detected electromagnetic waves across the length of his laboratory on a wavelength of approximately one metre.
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DX is an early telephone term for distant exchange.
It is also defined in Funk & Wagnall's as Distance.