Milestones: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

2010                  TIROS Satellite                                                  Princeton/Central Jersey

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

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

2010      Demonstration of Working Laser        Metro Los Angeles

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

2010        Star of Laufenburg Interconnection                   Switzerland

               Branly's Discovery of Radioconduction             France

               Public-Key Cryptography                                UKRI

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

2010      Field Effect Electron Microscope                    Tokyo 

             G3 Facsimile                                                Tokyo

             Kurobe Hydropower Plant                               Kansai

             Commercialization of Photovoltaics                 Kansai


2010-01 SPICE Circuit Simulation Program 20 February 2011 (R6)
2010-05 Discovery of Superconductivity 8 April 2011 (R8)
2008-18 Marconi’s First Wireless Experiments, 29 April 2011 (R8)
2010-06 Pearl Street Station, 10 May 2011 (R1)
2010-08 Lunar Module 20 July 2011 (R1)
2009-13 First Satellite Broadcast to the Public, 18 November 2011 (R10 – Tokyo Section)
2010-09 Real-Time Packet Switching 8 December 2011 (R1 – Sig Proc Soc/Boston Section)
2010-02 Apollo Guidance Computer 13 December 2011 (R1 Boston Section)


1984 Stanford Linear Accelerator 6
1985 Landing of transatlantic telegraph 7
Reception of transatlantic radio signals 7
Westinghouse atom smasher 2
1986 First Central station in South Carolina 3
1987 One-way police radio 4
Two-way police radio 1
FM police radio 1
1988 Morse telegraph 1
Ames Hydroelectric station 5
1989 Manufacture of transistors 2
1990 Transcontinental telegraph 5
Adams hydroelectric plant 1
Antanasoff-Berry computer 4
MIT radiation lab 1
1991 Shoshone transmission line 5
1992 Richmond Passenger railway 3
Alexanderson Radio alternator 1
1993 Alouette-Isis satellite 7
1994 Poulsen Arc radio transmitter 8
KDKA radio station 2
1995 Yagi antenna 10
1997 Mill Creek hydroelectric plant 6
1999 Volta’s battery 8
Georgetown steam/hydro plant 5
Operational use of wireless 8
Merril wheel balancing system 5
First wearable cardiac pacemaker 4
2000 County Kerry transatlantic telegraph 8
Opana radar 6
Mount Fuji radar 10
Shinkansen 10
2001 Chivilingo hydroelectric plant 9
Transmission of transatlantic radio 8
Byrd Antarctic shortwave 4
US Naval Computing lab 2
Color television 2
Arecibo radio telescope 9
Electrical technology for space launches 3
2002 Shannon electrification 8
Transatlantic television by satellite 1,8
Work on quartz wristwatch 8
2003 Marconi early wireless experiments 8
Franklin’s London work 8
Panama Canal electrical installations 9
Bletchley Park code breaking 8
2004 Boston electric fire alarm 1
Alternating Current electrification 1
Boston Rapid transit power system 1
Decew Falls hydroelectric plant 7
Fleming valve 8
Experimental Breeder Reactor 6
Commercial quartz wristwatch 10
Lempel-Ziv algorithm 8
2005 Popov’s radio work 8
Vucje Hydroelectric plant 8
Taum Sauk Pumped Storage plant 5
First 735 kV Act transmission system 7
CERN instrumentation 8
Nelson River HVDC 7
Pioneering work on electronic calculators 10
2006 Callan’s Pioneering contributions 8
First intelligible speech over wire 1
Edison site at Menlo Park 1
WEIZAC computer 8
TAT-1 telephone cable 7,8
Liquid Crystal Display 2
Development of VHS 10
2007 Early remote-control 8
Railroad ticketing examining system 10
2008 First distant speech transmission 7
Edison Lab and Factory at West Orange 1
Piniwa Hydroelectric 7
Fessenden broadcast 1
Largest DC generating plant in USA 1
Japanese word processor 10
2009 Yosami transmitting station 10
Pocket-sized electronic calculator 6
Planar process integrated circuit 6
Shilling early telegraph work 8
First external pacemaker 7
2010 Kurobe Hydropower Plant 10
Commercialization of Photovoltaic Cells 10
Star of Laufenburg Interconnection 8
TIROS Satellite 1
Discovery of Radioconduction (Branly) 8
Invention of Public-key Cryptography 8
First TV Broadcast in Western Canada 7
Demonstration of Working Laser 6
Radio Astronomy Using VLBI 7
First 16-bit Monolithic DAC 5
TRIUMF Cyclotron 7

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