Albert H. Taylor

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Albert Hoyt Taylor (January 1, 1879 in Chicago, IL – December 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA) was an American electrical engineer who made important early contributions to the development of radar.wikipedia
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Albert Hoyt Taylor (January 1, 1879 in Chicago, IL – December 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA) was an American electrical engineer who made important early contributions to the development of radar.
Across the Atlantic in 1922, after placing a transmitter and receiver on opposite sides of the Potomac River, U.S. Navy researchers A. Hoyt Taylor and Leo C. Young discovered that ships passing through the beam path caused the received signal to fade in and out.

Leo C. Young

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In the fall of 1922, Taylor and Leo C. Young were conducting communication experiments at the Aircraft Radio Laboratory when they noticed that a wooden ship in the Potomac River was interfering with their signals; in effect, they had demonstrated the first continuous wave (CW) interference detector.
Young was assigned to the District Communications Office at Great Lakes, Illinois, where Albert Hoyt Taylor was the Director.

Robert Morris Page

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Taylor instructed an assistant, Robert Morris Page to construct a working prototype; this was demonstrated in December 1934, detecting an airplane at a distance of one mile.
Assigned to the NRL Radio Division, he quickly gained the confidence of the Division Superintendent, A. Hoyt Taylor, by providing very creative solutions to a wide variety of problems.

Medal for Merit

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The first medals were awarded to John C. Garand and Albert Hoyt Taylor on March 28, 1944.

IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award

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John Garand

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For his work with the Springfield Armory, Garand was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award in 1941, the Alexander L. Holley Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the first Medal for Merit (together with Albert Hoyt Taylor) on March 28, 1944.

Chicago

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Albert Hoyt Taylor (January 1, 1879 in Chicago, IL – December 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA) was an American electrical engineer who made important early contributions to the development of radar.

Los Angeles

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Albert Hoyt Taylor (January 1, 1879 in Chicago, IL – December 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA) was an American electrical engineer who made important early contributions to the development of radar.

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Albert Hoyt Taylor (January 1, 1879 in Chicago, IL – December 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA) was an American electrical engineer who made important early contributions to the development of radar.

Northwestern University

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Taylor entered Northwestern University in 1896.

Bachelor of Science

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He was awarded his bachelor of science degree by Northwestern University in 1902.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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He taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1903-1908 before going to Germany for his graduate studies, receiving a Ph.D. degree from the University of Göttingen in 1909.

Germany

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He taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1903-1908 before going to Germany for his graduate studies, receiving a Ph.D. degree from the University of Göttingen in 1909.

University of Göttingen

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He taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1903-1908 before going to Germany for his graduate studies, receiving a Ph.D. degree from the University of Göttingen in 1909.

University of North Dakota

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He then joined the faculty at the University of North Dakota, where he built an experimental radio station and studied antennas and wave propagation.

Naval Station Great Lakes

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On March 13, 1917, Taylor was appointed Lieutenant, US Naval Reserve Force, Provisional and assigned to the 9th, 10th and 11th Naval Districts, Great Lakes, IL through Oct. 12, 1917.

Washington, D.C.

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He was Director, Naval Communications, Washington, D.C., until Oct. 17, 1917.

Camp Evans Historic District

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He was Communication Superintendent, Naval Radio Station, Belmar, NJ, until July 25, 1918.

Hampton Roads

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He was appointed to head an experimental division of the Naval Air Station in Hampton Roads, VA where research on aircraft radio was undertaken through Sept. 30, 1918.

Anacostia

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He then became head of the Aircraft Radio Laboratory at Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, DC.

CXAM radar

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By 1937, his team had developed a practical shipboard radar that became known as CXAM radar, a technology very similar to that of Britain's Chain Home radar system.

Chain Home

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By 1937, his team had developed a practical shipboard radar that became known as CXAM radar, a technology very similar to that of Britain's Chain Home radar system.

Institute of Radio Engineers

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In 1929 Taylor was President of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE), and from 1936 to 1942 he served on the Communication Committee of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.

American Institute of Electrical Engineers

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In 1929 Taylor was President of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE), and from 1936 to 1942 he served on the Communication Committee of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.