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The Story of an Old Timer: Shielding Techniques

Faraday Cage

Great progress was also made in shielding techniques - both in receiving and transmitting.

To the right is a picture of a shielded cage room developed by the Radio Section in late 1917.

This "Faraday Cage," as it was called, reduced the very strong signals from across the Potomac river from the Navy's strong signals broadcast at Arlington.

Created March 10, 2017, Updated August 16, 2022