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  • No. ***1*** The Altai system is not a cellular system. The phones that use it are not cell phones. ***2*** What it *is* is an early mobile phone system that uses UHF and VHF to connect to "land line" service...but the U.S. already had such a system in place ***for several years*** before the first Altai system was built. {{ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_Telephone_Service }}
    • 1465
      He's just looking for something to credit the Soviets for.
    • Hulk70156
      Actually I wanted to know if the claim was true. Many people like you say communism never produces anything. I was testing it to see if it was true or not.
    • 1465
      I never said Communism never produces anything. They produce a lot of things - everything is just regulated by the state.
    • Hulk70156
      Conservative pundit George Will said it. I think he's retired now. I'm surprised to see you don't agree with him.
    • Linda Joy
      It produced a failed economy in Russia and from what I hear they have an excellent Mob.
  • It's usually credited to John Mitchell & Martin Cooper of Motorola in the early 70s, although a Finnish inventor filed a patent for a mobile telephone device in 1917. If you're looking for a genuine Soviet invention look up the "Great Seal Bug" (AKA "The Thing"), a listening device invented by Leon Theramin in the 1940s, considered a predecessor of RFID technology.
  • the only thing the Soviet Union invents, is ways to make their people's lives more miserable. I think Biden is reading their handbook!
    • 11stevo73
      from watching youtube the usa looks like a bigger shithole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UxZUq-CSsQ
    • Hulk70156
      Charincross - you have no proof Biden is a bad president. Stick to what you know = 0
    • Linda Joy
      Please! He can't even speak coherently!!
    • Hulk70156
      Tell that to Bush II and his "love" of women .lol

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