Now, it wasn't likely that Dorothy would be looking for wireless messages or would heed the call; but one thing the Historian was sure of, and that was that the powerful Sorceress, Glinda, would know what he was doing and that he desired to communicate with Dorothy.
And that was the way Dorothy heard that the Historian wanted to speak with her, and there was a Shaggy Man in the Land of Oz who knew how to telegraph a wireless reply.
You see every warship is equipped with what they call a wireless apparatus.
Go and ask Kai Shang if there is not a wireless," replied Gust.
So Momulla went to Kai Shang and asked him if there was such an apparatus as a wireless by means of which ships could talk with each other at great distances, and Kai Shang told him that there was.
At the time, this was the unsolved problem of wireless telegraphy--as it still is to-day--but Emil Gluck, in his prison cell, mastered it.
In this he was ably assisted by George Brown, an operator employed by the Wood's System of Wireless Telegraphy.
There were reports of numerous wireless
stations that had been blown up, with heavy rewards offered for the detection of the perpetrators.
Very good," I replied; and, as I dismissed him, I rang for my wireless operator.
As I stood speculating upon our chances once we settled into the frightful Maelstrom beneath us and at the same time mentally computing the hours which must elapse before aid could reach us, the wireless operator clambered up the ladder to the bridge, and, disheveled and breathless, stood before me at salute.
The failure of the wireless did not appear as momentous to me as to him, which is not unnatural, since it is but human to feel that when our own little cog slips, the entire universe must necessarily be put out of gear.
I had little time to dwell upon the coincidence of the simultaneous failure of the wireless and the buoyancy generators, since very shortly after the Coldwater had dropped so low over the waters that all my attention was necessarily centered upon the delicate business of settling upon the waves without breaking my ship's back.
He has had wireless
telegraphy installed; he has a telegraph office in the house, half-a-dozen private wires, and they say that he spends an immense amount of money keeping in touch with foreign politics.
There's little question that wireless
is changing educational directions, both at Lemon Grove and in a growing number of districts across the country.
The academic wireless
Local Area Network (LAN) has come a long way since then.