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Captain Round Awarded Armstrong Medal

Wireless World, February, 1953.
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Capt H J Round (right) receiving the Armstrong Medal from the president of the Radio Club of America.

Captain H I Round, who will be remembered by our older readers as the originator of the Round 'soft vacuum' valve and the regenerative self-heterodyne circuit (1913) and for his development of DF equipment during the First World War, has been Awarded the Armstrong Medal by the Radio Club of America. The award has been made 'in recognition of his contributions during half a century to the radio art, and especially of his revolutionary developments during World War I in the fields of direction and position finding and the high amplification of short-wave signals'.

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