Daily Archives: July 2, 2010


The Allies have secured a tenuous foothold in Normandy. VII Corps (including the 79th Infantry Division) accomplished its objective of capturing Cherbourg and securing the Cotentin peninsula. Now the Allies need to expand the beachhead, securing enough room to maneuver to enable a breakthrough attack.

WWII Journal: Paul Farnum, 2 July 1944




Ettore Bellini (1876-1943) and Alessandro Tosi devised a much improved direction-finding system in 1907. [[1]] Their scheme deployed two orthogonal arrays similar to those of Stone. The key advantage of the Bellini-Tosi direction finder was a rotating transformer coupling. Rather than rotate a potentially large antenna system, the Bellini-Tosi system […]

RTLS: Improved Direction Finding