|North American Wireless Corporation
Incorporated under the laws of the State of Maine, U. S. A.
|Capitalization $10,000,000.||Par value of shares $10.00 (all common).|
$6,000,000 par value being used to cover cost of securing control of amalgamating companies, patents, apparatus, etc.
Executive Office, No. 1 Madison Avenue, New York City.
Laboratory, Terminal Building, New York. Factory, Newark, N. J.
Operating Commercial Radio (wireless) telephone, sparkless (overland) wireless telegraph and all forms of wireless transmission.
The plans of North American Wireless Corporation include the amalgamation of nearly a dozen important wireless companies, among the more prominent being:
|Full paid and non-assessable.|| ||$4,000,000 par value in treasury.|
|The Radio Telephone Co.|| ||North American Radio Co.|
|Commercial Radio Co.|| ||DeForest Radio Telephone Co.|
|General Radio Co.|| ||Universal Wireless Corporation|
|Atlantic Radio Co.|| ||Great Lakes Radio Telephone Co.|
|Pacific Radio Co.|| ||Continental Wireless Construction Co.|
I feel certain that within a short time we will be able to be in wireless communication between our station on top of the Metropolitan Tower in New York and the Eiffel Tower in Paris. |
I may say that the possibilities of the Radio telephone are almost limitless, and I confidently predict that within the next five years every ship of large tonnage that goes to sea will be equipped with the wireless telephone, and will be in telephonic communication in every part of the civilized world.
Already sounds have been carried by means of ether waves to a distance of 600 miles, the demonstration being made from Paris to a station near Marseilles during May, 1908.
Eight years ago messages could be sent by wireless telegraph over a distance of only 50 miles, and now even by the old-fashioned spark system, wireless telegraphic communications are daily held across the Atlantic. Wireless telephony is still in its infancy, but a strenuous infant it is. The end cannot be predicted, for each day yields its quota of definite information which clearly points to the almost infinite possibilities of Radio Wireless Telephone. To show how these improvements tend unmistakably toward transatlantic wireless conversation in the near future, I will call attention to the following facts:
Our apparatus was installed on vessels of the Italian fleet, and a few months later, in September, 1908, was installed on the Channel fleet of the British Navy. We easily covered a distance of sixty miles. Since that time it has been operated successfully between shore stations of the Admiralty and vessels of the fleet. One specially hard test was made, which recorded the transmission of 154 code numbers (some in six and seven figures) at sixty miles, with only two mistakes. This is a feat which can not be excelled by wire phone at that distance. Today the device has been greatly simplified.
Probably the most marvelous of all devices which together composed the successful radio telephone of to-day, is a specially sensitive receiver which I invented, and is called the audion.
I have also succeeded in combining wireless telegraph and telephone in one instrument, which system is known now as the sparkless wireless system.
I became convinced that further progress along the old lines of wireless communication was a hopeless dream. The possibility of interference with messages was too great. The speed by which a spark transmitter can be operated cannot exceed 40 words a minute. I expect to attain a speed of 40,000 words an hour.
The long-distance wireless telephone is already a proven fact, and I thoroughly believe that but a few short years will elapse before we will be in actual vocal accord, not only with Paris, but with every other capital of the nations of the Old World.
By ownership stock control, licenses, contracts, etc., the North American Wireless Corporation will operate under the following patents in the United States and Canada:
730,247, 748,597, 749,434, 749,372, 749,436, 750,180, 758,517,
772,879, 802,850, 771,819, 837,901, 836,070, 836,071, 841,386,
841,387, 822,034, 823,402, 836,015, 836,072, 827,524, 824,637,
824,638, 822,936, 824,003, 841,886, 850,917, 852,381, 867,876,
867,877, 867,878, 876,166, 877,069, 879,532, 894,317, 894,318,
894,378, 913,718, 926,933, 926,934, 926,935, 926,936, 926,937,
943,969, 803,199, 893,513, 768,004, 767,990, 767,993, 767,989,
767,984, 767,979, 714,756, 714,831, 714,882, 737,170, 767,983,
12,149, 12,151, 12,152, 749,434, 771,820, 772,878, 926,934,
716,203, 716,334, 720,568, 730,246, 780,819, 749,131, 749,178,
749,371, 749,435, 750,181, 756,219, 759,216, 770,228, 770,229,
771,818, 771,820, 772,878, 802,981, 806,966, 827,523.
In addition to the foregoing, fifty-four (54) pending applications are now in the course of prosecution.