Al Gross

Inventor Al Gross

Profession: Inventor


Biography: Al Gross was a Canadian engineer renowned as an early pioneer of mobile wireless communication. He made crucial contributions and held patents for a variety of technologies, including walkie-talkies, telephone pagers, and the cordless telephone.

Gross started off being fascinated with radios after encountering the radio transmission room on a steamboat at age nine. This led him to build his own radio station in the basement of his parents' house and becoming involved in amateur radio.

Born: February 22, 1918
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: December 21, 2000 (aged 82)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

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