Kenneth Bullington

Biography

Kenneth Bullington was an American electrical engineer known for his work with ultra-high frequency radio propagation. He was born on January 11, 1913. Bullington joined Bell Labs during World War II. While there Bullington led trailblazing research on tropospheric scatter. His 1953 article "Frequency Economy in Mobile Radio Bands" was the first to foreshadow celluar radio systems. Bullington received the 1956 IEEE Morris N. Liebmann award and the 1956 Franklin Institute Stuart Ballantine Medal. He died on May 30, 1984.