- a transmitting set that generates electromagnetic waves by the oscillatory discharge from a capacitor through an inductor and a spark gap.
Origin of spark transmitter
First recorded in 1915–20
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- an early type of radio transmitter in which power is generated by discharging a capacitor through an inductor in series with a spark gap