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Some examples of the text of good milestone articles are First Radio Astronomical Observations Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry] and G3_Facsimile International Standardization of G3 Facsimile (Do not worry about the formatting of the page, IEEE History Center Staff will do that afterwards.) What is the historical significance of the work (its technological, scientific, or social importance)? In 1895, Jagadis Chunder Bose first demonstrated here in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India, transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves at 60 GHz over a distance of 23 meters through two intervening walls by remotely ringing a bell and detonating some gunpowder. For his communication system, Bose pioneered development of a host of millimeter-wave components that included: spark transmitter, coherer, dielectric lens, polarizer, horn antenna and cylindrical diffraction grating. What obstacles (technical, political, geographic) needed to be overcome? The reason for the choice of millimeter wave by Sir J.C. Bose was primarily due to the advantage of studies of quasioptical properties of the radio waves within his laboratory of limited size, that was available to him at the Presidency College. However, the components and systems developed by Sir J.C. Bose, initially at millimeter wave and subsequently at microwave, were outstanding discoveries made more than 100 years ago, in Calcutta, India, most of which are now being utilised, in a modernised form for Earth/space links and remote sensing What features set this work apart from similar achievements? For his communication system, Bose pioneered development of a host of millimeter-wave components that included: spark transmitter, coherer, dielectric lens, polarizer, horn antenna and cylindrical diffraction grating.Bose chose quasi optical Millimeter wave frequency range.The wavelengths he used ranged from 2.5 cm to 5 mm. Ref:1. TRANSACTIONS ON MICROWAVE THEORY AND TECHNIQUES, VOL. 45, NO. 12, DECEMBER 1997 2267 The Work of Jagadis Chandra Bose: 100 Years of Millimeter-Wave Research - Darrel T. Emerson 2. PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, VOL. 86, NO. 1, JANUARY 1998 p.235 Centennial of the Semiconductor Diode Detector DIPAK L. SENGUPTA, TAPAN K. SARKAR 3. PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, VOL. 86, NO. 1, JANUARY 1998 p.229 Detector for Electrical Disturbances Patent JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE 4. PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, VOL. 86, NO. 1, JANUARY 1998 p.225 On the Selective Conductivity Exhibited by Certain Polarising Substances JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE 5. PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, VOL. 86, NO. 1, JANUARY 1998 p.244 On a Self-Recovering Coherer and the Study of the Cohering Action of Different Metals JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE 6. MTT Microwave Symposium 1998 Dedicated to Sir J C bose and 100 years of millimeter wave Supporting texts and citations to establish the dates, location, and importance of the achievement. 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