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== List of Milestones by Region ==
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The following is a list of dedicated IEEE Milestones organized by geographic region. To see lists of IEEE Milestones sorted by other properties, see:
 
 
 
*[[Map|Locations of IEEE Milestones on a map]]
 
*[[Milestones:List_of_IEEE_Milestones|List of All IEEE Milestones]]
 
*[[Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Dedication_Year|List of Milestones by Dedication Year]]
 
 
 
=== Region 1  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|'''Date Dedicated'''
 
|'''Name of Milestone'''
 
|'''Section'''
 
|-
 
|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
 
|-
 
|1990
 
|MIT Radiation Lab
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|1992
 
|Alexanderson Radio Alternator
 
|Schenectady
 
|-
 
|2001
 
|Monochrome-Compatible Color TV
 
|Princeton/Central New Jersey
 
|-
 
|2002
 
|Transatlantic TV by Satellite
 
|Maine
 
|-
 
|2004
 
|Boston Electrical Fire Alarm
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2004
 
|Alternating Current Electrification
 
|Berkshire
 
|-
 
|2004
 
|Boston Rapid Transit Power System
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|First Intelligible Speech over Wire
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|Edison Site at Menlo Park
 
|Princeton/Central Jersey
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|Liquid Crystal Display
 
|Princeton/Central New Jersey
 
|-
 
|2008
 
|Edison Lab and Factory,West Orange
 
|North Jersey
 
|-
 
|2008
 
|Fessenden Broadcast
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2008
 
|Largest DC Generating Plant in US
 
|New York
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Invention of Transistor
 
|North Jersey
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Franklin Experiments in Philadelphia
 
|Philadelphia
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Watson Research Center
 
|New York
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|TIROS Satellite
 
|Princeton/Central Jersey
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Edison Pearl Street Station
 
|New York
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Lunar Module
 
|Long Island
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Real-Time Packet Switching
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Apollo Guidance Computer
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|Low Loss Optical Fiber
 
|Corning Section/Photonics Society
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|LORAN
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|Whirlwind Computer
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|SAGE system
 
|Boston
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|First Optical Fiber and Amplifier
 
|Photonics Society
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Region 2  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|'''Date Dedicated'''
 
|'''Name of Milestone'''
 
|'''Section'''
 
|-
 
|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
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|B&O Railroad electrification
 
|Baltimore
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|Bar Code
 
|Philadelphia
 
|-
 
|2013
 
|First AIEE Technical Meeting 1884
 
|Philadelphia
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Region 3  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|'''Date Dedicated'''
 
|'''Name of Milestone'''
 
|'''Section'''
 
|-
 
|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  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|'''Date Dedicated'''
 
|'''Name of Milestone'''
 
|'''Section'''
 
|-
 
|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
 
|-
 
|2014
 
|Unidirectional Microphone
 
|
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Region 5  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|1988
 
|Ames Hydroelectric Station
 
|Pikes Peak
 
|-
 
|1990
 
|Transcontinental Telegraph
 
|Denver
 
|-
 
|1991
 
|Shoshone Transmission Line
 
|Denver
 
|-
 
|1999
 
|Georgetown Steam/Hydro Plant
 
|Denver
 
|-
 
|1999
 
|Merril Wheel Balancing System
 
|Denver
 
|-
 
|2005
 
|TaumSauk 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  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|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
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Planar Process Integrated Circuit
 
|Santa Clara Valley
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Birthplace of Internet
 
|Coastal Los Angeles
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|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  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|1985
 
|Landing of Transatlantic Telegraph
 
|Newfoundland-Labrador
 
|-
 
|1985
 
|Reception of Transatlantic Radio Signals
 
|Newfoundland-Labrador
 
|-
 
|1993
 
|Alouette-Isis Satellite
 
|Ottawa
 
|-
 
|2004
 
|Decew Falls Hydroelectric Plant
 
|Hamilton
 
|-
 
|2005
 
|735kV AC Transmission system
 
|Quebec
 
|-
 
|2005
 
|Nelson River HVDC
 
|Winnipeg
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|TAT-1 Telephone Cable
 
|Newfoundland-Labrador and Canadian Atlantic
 
|-
 
|2008
 
|First Distant Speech Transmission
 
|Hamilton
 
|-
 
|2008
 
|Piniwa Hydroelectric
 
|Winnipeg
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|First External Pacemaker
 
|Toronto
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|First TV Broadcast in Western Canada
 
|Vancouver
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|Radio Astronomy Using VLBA
 
|Vancouver
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|TRIUMF Cyclotron
 
|Vancouver
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Eel River HVDC Converter
 
|New Brunswick
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Region 8  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|1994
 
|Poulsen Arc Radio Transmitter
 
|Denmark
 
|-
 
|1999
 
|Volta's Battery
 
|Italy
 
|-
 
|1999
 
|Operational Use of Wireless
 
|South Africa
 
|-
 
|2000
 
|County Kerry Wireless Station
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2001
 
|Transmission of Transatlantic Radio
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2002
 
|Shannon Electrification
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2002
 
|Transatlantic TV by Satellite
 
|France, UKRI
 
|-
 
|2002
 
|Pioneering Work on Quartz Watch
 
|Switzerland
 
|-
 
|2003
 
|Marconi Early Wireless Experiments
 
|Switzerland
 
|-
 
|2003
 
|Franklin's Work in London
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2003
 
|Bletchley Park Codebreaking
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2004
 
|Fleming Valve
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2004
 
|Lempel-Ziv Algorithm
 
|Israel
 
|-
 
|2005
 
|Popov's Radio Work
 
|Russia Northwest
 
|-
 
|2005
 
|Vucje Hydroelectric Plant
 
|Yugoslavia
 
|-
 
|2005
 
|CERN Instrumentation
 
|France
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|Callan's Pioneering Contributions
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|WEIZAC Computer
 
|Israel
 
|-
 
|2006
 
|TAT-1 Telephone Cable
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2007
 
|Early Remote Control
 
|Spain
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Maxwell's Equations
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Shilling Early Telegraph
 
|Russia Northwest
 
|-
 
|2009
 
|Compact Disc Player
 
|Benelux
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|Star of Laufenburg Interconnection
 
|Switzerland
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|Branly's Discovery of Radioconduction
 
|France
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|Public-Key Cryptography
 
|UKRI
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Discovery of Superconductivity
 
|Benelux
 
|-
 
|2011
 
|Marconi's First Wireless Experiments
 
|Italy
 
|-
 
|2013
 
|Krka-Sibenik Power System
 
|Croatia
 
|-
 
|2013
 
|Invention of Holography
 
|UKRI
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Region 9  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
|2001
 
|Chivilingo Hydroelectric Plant
 
|Chile
 
|-
 
|2001
 
|Arecibo Radio Telescope
 
|Puerto Rico and Carribean
 
|-
 
|2003
 
|Panama Canal Electrical Installations
 
|Panama
 
|-
 
|2012
 
|Rincon del Bonete
 
|Uruguay
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Region 10  ===
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="600"
 
|-
 
| 1995
 
| Yagi Antenna
 
| Tokyo
 
|-
 
| 2000
 
| Mount Fuji Radar
 
| Nagoya
 
|-
 
| 2000
 
| 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
 
|-
 
| 2009
 
| Development of Ferrite Materials
 
| Tokyo
 
|-
 
| 2009
 
| Yosami Transmitting Station
 
| Nagoya
 
|-
 
| 2009
 
| Transpacific Reception of Satellite TV
 
| Tokyo
 
|-
 
| 2010
 
| Kurobe Hydropower Plant
 
| Kansai
 
|-
 
| 2010
 
| Commercialization of Photovoltaics
 
| Kansai
 
|-
 
| 2011
 
| First Satellite Broadcast to the Public
 
| Tokyo
 
|-
 
| 2012
 
| Bose Millimeter Wave Experiments
 
| Kolkata
 
|-
 
| 2012
 
| Raman Effect
 
| Kolkata
 
|-
 
| 2012
 
| Field Effect Electron Microscope
 
| Tokyo
 
|-
 
| 2012
 
| G3 Facsimile
 
| Tokyo
 
|-
 
|2013
 
|Toshiba T1100 Laptop Computer
 
|Tokyo
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
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