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Author Topic: Mystery Involving the Old Man's Old Man  (Read 1003 times)
K0OD
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« on: August 16, 2013, 06:59:05 AM »

Hiram Maxim, father of W1AW and inventor of the Maxim machine gun. The mysterious disappearance of one of his competitors long ago:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23709471
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N9BH
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2013, 09:41:53 AM »


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiram_Percy_Maxim

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiram_Stevens_Maxim

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cantelo
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W5FYI
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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2013, 09:47:34 AM »

There were two Hiram Maxims; the father invented the Maxim machine gun and other weapons, Hiram P Maxim invented (rather, he improved) the silencer, and was father of ARRL. You';lkl find both in Wikipedia.org.
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