Philo T. Farnsworth Fiasco

Recognizing Radio Amateurs 0 Comments 11/19/2017 (This is a Level 0 News item)

Forgotten Relics of Inventor of Electronic TV

(Shown: Barry, AC9NK, at the Allen County/Fort Wayne Historical Society Museum Farnsworth exhibit in Fort Wayne, Indiana)

The brilliance of Philo T. Farnsworth and his contributions to us today, no longer are found in a museum bearing his name in Indiana. 

Farnsworth, like other brilliant men, were exploited and sued by RCA (aka  David Sarnoff) for patent infringments.  Had he not been hounded by the elitist corporate psychopaths,he may have achieved even more.

The Allen County/Fort Wayne Historical Society Museum has very few examples of his work.  There is still one museum which likely has more than three or four examples of his inventions behind glass:


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