JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post
This was a major piece of early thinking on spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping--butter for the bread (or bread for the butter?) of wireless communication--with the piano roll tapes replaced by electronics. The idea didn't go anywhere in 1942--it did, however, go far, beginning in the late 1950's. The major name listed on the patent report is a major name, but not in this form, and not in this area--some might find it very surprising to know the more popular version of the inventor's identity, and the industry in which the inventor worked.
H.K. Markey and G. Anthiel produced this:
Hint: the "H." stood for
Answer, in continued reading, below:
The inventor was ultra-mega MGM studio star, actor Hedy Lamarr (1913-2000, Austrian, Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler).