|[AMRadio] Hiram Percy Maxim - Father of the ARRL|
w3slk at hughes.net
Sun Aug 12 12:54:56 EDT 2007
Hiram Percy Maxim was responsible for the steering wheel on automobiles
being placed on the left. He is the inventor of the Maxim silencer, he built
and drove the first car in Connecticut and won the first track car race ever
held in the U.S.
These and other facts about Hiram Percy Maxim can be found in the book,
"Hiram Percy Maxim" by Alice Clink Schumacher. What a great book!
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