Meeting devoted to the Radio Day

Meeting devoted to the Radio Day

Traditional municipal meeting devoted to the Radio Day and the 155th anniversary of birth of outstanding inventor A. S. Popov was held on May 7, 2014 by the monument of Alexander Popov on Kamenoostrovsky avenue.

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Traditional municipal meeting devoted to the Radio Day and the 155th anniversary of birth of outstanding inventor A. S. Popov was held on May 7, 2014 by the monument of Alexander Popov on Kamenoostrovsky avenue.

The event, organized by the ETU "LETI",was attended by representatives of media, students, amateurs, as well as by ordinary citizens who care about the memory of the great Russian scientist A. S. Popov. Guard of honor of the ETU students in naval uniform was marshalled near the monument. After the meeting flowers were laid to the monument of Alexander Popov.  

"Popov was not only great inventor, but also big patriot of our country. From the correspondence we know that the leading companies of that time offered him big pay. But Alexander refused having replyed: "My invention must serve the motherland". Recalling the past we must not forget about the present and look to the future. Today radio is developing conquering new areas. Using electromagnetic waves scientists have learned to capture person's thoughts. Soon they will learn to decipher the signals received by supersensitive sensors.

Representatives of civil and military schools, businesses and community organizations also performed at the meeting:

  •     Viktor N. Malyshev - Dean of the Faculty of Radio Engineering, St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University " LETI" ;
  •     Sergey V. Bachevskiy - Rector of The Bonch-Bruevich Saint - Petersburg State University of Telecommunications;
  •     Andrey V. Balatsenko – Vice-President, Director of macroregional branch of JSC Northwest Rostelecom ;
  •     Valery B. Mitko - President Arctic Academy of Sciences;
  •     Andrey A. Maksimenko - Director of wire broadcasting centre of St. Petersburg;
  •     Nina A. Borisova - Deputy Director of A. S. Popov Central Museum of Communications;
  •     Alexandr A. Berezkin – Vice-President of Union of radiofans of distant communication.

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