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Spark gap radio transmitter in American Museum of Radio & Electricity in Bellingham, Washington, USA. The placard reads: "Spark-gap transmitter. Radiguet & Massiot, French c. 1900. Small spark transmitter used for ship to shore communication. Range was about 10 km."

from Hackaday

Low-Voltage Tesla Coil Uses a Relay Instead of a Spark Gap

[Teodor] writes in with a unique Tesla coil he designed and built. Unlike most Tesla coils, [Teodor]'s design is able to run with a fairly low input voltage because it doesn't use a static spark gap l...