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List of Milestones by Region

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Region I

1982                 Electrification of NY, NH railroad                          Connecticut
1987                 Two-way Police Radio                                         North Jersey

1987                 FM Police Radio                                                 Connecticut

1988                 Demonstration of Practical Telegraphy                   North Jersey

1990                 Adams Hydroelectric Plant                                   Buffalo

                        MIT Radiation Lab                                                Boston

1992                 Alexanderson Radio Alternator                              Schenectady

2002                 Transatlantic TV by Satellite                                 Maine

2004                 Boston Electrical Fire Alarm                                 Boston

                        Alternating Current Electrification                          Berkshire

                       Boston Rapid Transit Power System                      Boston

2006                First Intelligible Speech over Wire                          Boston

                       Edison Site at Menlo Park                                     Princeton/Central Jersey

2008                Edison Lab and Factory, West Orange                   Princeton/North Jersey

                       Fessenden Broadcast                                           Boston

                      Largest DC Generating Plant in US                         New York

2009                 Invention of Transistor                                           North Jersey

                        Franklin Experiments in Philadelphia                     Philadelphia

                        Watson Research Center                                     New York

2010                  TIROS Satellite                                                  Princeton/Central Jersey

2011                 Edison Pearl Street Station                                  New York

                        Lunar Module                                                      Long Island

                        Real-Time Packet Switching                                 Boston

                        Apollo Guidance Computer                                   Boston

2012                  Low Loss Optical Fiber                                       Corning Section/Photonics Society

                         LORAN                                                              Boston

                         Whirlwind Computer                                             Boston

                         SAGE system                                                    Boston

Region 2

1985      Westinghouse Atom Smasher           Pittsburgh

1987       ENIAC                                             Philadelphia

1989       Manufacture of Transistors                 Lehigh Valley

1994      KDKA Commercial Radio                    Pittsburgh

2001      US Naval Computing Lab                    Dayton

              Monochrome-Compatible Color TV      Princeton/Central New Jersey

2006      Liquid Crystal Display                        Princeton/Central New Jersey

2012      B&O Railroad electrification                Baltimore 

Region 3

1986      First Central Power Station in South Carolina              Coastal South Carolina

1992      Richmond Union Passenger Railway                          Richmond

2001      Electrical Technology for Space Launches                  Canaveral

Region 4

1977              Vulcan Street hydroelectric plant        Northeastern Wisconsin 
1987              One-way Police Radio                        Southeastern Michigan
1990              Atanasoff-Berry Computer                   Central Iowa

1999              Wearable Cardiac Pacemaker             Twin Cities

2001              Byrd Antartic Shortwave                      Cedar Rapids

2012              First Reliable HV Fuse                         Chicago

Region 5

1988               Ames Hydroelectric Station                 Pikes Peak

1990               Transcontinental Telegraph                  Denver

1991               Shoshone Transmission Line               Denver
1999               Georgetown Steam/Hydro Plant           Denver

                      Merril Wheel Balancing System           Denver

2005               Taum Sauk Pumped Storage               St Louis

2009            Speak-and-Spell Speech IC                    Dallas

2010             First 16-bit Monolithic DAC                    Dallas

2011              Mercury Spacecraft Controls                 St Louis

Region 6

1984       Stanford Linear Accelerator            San Francisco Bay Area Council

1997       Mill Creek Hydroelectric Station      Foothill
2000       Opana Radar                                 Hawaii

2004      Experimental Breeder Reactor         Eastern Idaho

2005      RAMAC                                         Santa Clara Valley

2009       Pocket-sized Electronic Calculator   Santa Clara Valley

              Planar Process Integrated Circuit     Santa Clara Valley

             Birthplace of Internet                        Coastal Los Angeles

             Inception of Arpanet                         Santa Clara

2010      Demonstration of Working Laser        Metro Los Angeles

2011      SPICE Circuit Simulation Program   Santa Clara

2012       Floating Gate EEPROM                 Santa Clara Valley

Region 7

1985        Landing of Transatlantic Telegraph                    Newfoundland-Labrador 
               Reception of Transatlantic Radio Signals           Newfoundland-Labrador

1993        Alouette-Isis Satellite                                       Ottawa

2004        Decew Falls Hydroelectric Plant                       Hamilton

2005        735kV AC Transmission system                      Quebec

               Nelson River HVDC                                         Winnipeg

2006       TAT-1 Telephone Cable                                    Newfoundland-Labrador and Canadian Atlantic

2008       First Distant Speech Transmission                    Hamilton

              Piniwa Hydroelectric                                        Winnipeg

2009      First External Pacemaker                                Toronto 

2010       First TV Broadcast in Western Canada             Vancouver

              Radio Astronomy Using VLBA                          Vancouver

              TRIUMF Cyclotron                                            Vancouver

2011        Eel River HVDC Converter                                New Brunswick

Region 8

1994        Poulsen Arc Radio Transmitter                        Denmark

1999       Volta's Battery                                                Italy

               Operational Use of Wirelss                             South Africa

2000        County Kerry Wireless Station                       UKRI

2001         Transmission of Transatlantic Radio               UKRI

2002        Shannon Electrification                                   UKRI

               Transatlantic TV by Satellite                            France, UKRI

               Pioneering Work on Quartz Watch                  Switzerland

2003        Marconi Early Wireless Experiments               Switzerland

               Franklin's Work in London                              UKRI

                Bletchley Park Codebreaking                         UKRI

2004        Fleming Valve                                                UKRI

               Lempel-Ziv Algorithm                                      Israel

2005        Popov's Radio Work                                       Russia Northwest

               Vucje Hydroelectric Plant                               Yugoslavia

               CERN Instrumentation                                    France

2006        Callan's Pioneering Contributions                     UKRI

               WEIZAC Computer                                         Israel

               TAT-1 Telephone Cable                                  UKRI

2007       Early Remote Control                                     Spain

2009        Maxwell's Equations                                       UKRI

               Shilling Early Telegraph                                  Russia Northwest

               Compact Disc Player                                     Benelux

2010        Star of Laufenburg Interconnection                   Switzerland

               Branly's Discovery of Radioconduction             France

               Public-Key Cryptography                                UKRI

2011        Discovery of Superconductivity                       Benelux

               Marconi's First Wireless Experiments             Italy

Region 9

2001        Chivilingo Hydroelectric Plant                         Chile

                Arecibo Radio Telescope                              Puerto Rico and Carribean

2003        Panama Canal Electrical Installations             Panama

Region 10

1995      Yagi Antenna                                              Tokyo

2000      Mount Fuji Radar                                         Nagoya

             Shinkansen Bullet Train                               Tokyo

2004      Commercial Quartz Wristwatch                     Tokyo

2005      Pioneering Work on Calculators                    Kansai

2006     Development of VHS                                     Tokyo

2007    Railroad Ticketing System                              Kansai

2008      Japanese Word Processor                           Tokyo

2009      Development of Electronic TV 1924-41           Nagoya

             Development of Ferrite Materials                    Tokyo

             Yosami Transmitting Station                          Nagoya

             Transpacific Reception of Satellite TV             Tokyo

2010      Field Effect Electron Microscope                    Tokyo 

             G3 Facsimile                                                Tokyo

             Kurobe Hydropower Plant                               Kansai

             Commercialization of Photovoltaics                 Kansai

2011      First Satellite Broadcast to the Public             Tokyo

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