A Car Phone in 1930

Over 80 years ago, American inventor Hugo Gernsback foresaw phones in cars.

It was the 1930s, and radios were starting to be installed in cars. Gernsback wrote an article which imagined modifying them to send a signal, as well as receive one.

Read it online at Autonet.

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Not long after his article published in 1935, police departments around the country installed radios dedicated to dispatch. 


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