Entity | Robert C. Higgy

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Robert C. Higgy was the founding director of radio station WOSU, and later, television station WOSU-TV at Ohio State University. Higgy developed the station in 1919, under its original call sign of 8XI and then WEAO. He became a professor in the department of electrical engineering at WOSU in 1937. In 1943, Higgy published a book titled "Fundamental Radio Experiments" which "describes experiments designed to present the fundamental principles of electricity and radio in a manner that illustrates the application of those principles in radio communication systems."

Alternate Names: Higgy, R. C.
Occupation(s): broadcasting executive, university teacher, author, radio executive
Field(s) of Work: broadcasting, electrical engineering
Employer(s): Ohio State University
Associated Place(s): Columbus (Ohio)