08.05.2020

Radio day on the Sedov

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May 7 on the Sedov was marked with Radio Day. Those whose profession is related to broadcasting and radio communications were the people of the day.
The day is celebrated every year as Radio Day thanks to Alexander Popov. On May 7, 1895, Alexander Popov presented a paper on a wireless lightning detector he had built that worked via using a coherer to detect radio noise from lightning strikes. The scientist also transmitted 250-meter radio signals between different campus buildings in St. Petersburg. So, Popov became a father of the first radio receiver.

Radio Day is considered a professional holiday on board. A head of the radio station Anna Voronina, electroradionavigator Kristina Nikolaychik are the ones who surely celebrate this day These women help all crew members to be in touch with their families and also teach radio engineering cadets.

Heads of radio engineering practice Dmitriy Kholodenin and Valeriya Piskalova, radio engineers and 38 radio engineering cadets were also the celebrants. -All the crew members congratulated them on the holiday.


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