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2011-06 First Industrial Scale Nuclear Reactor [EJ] (Region 6, Richland Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Industrial_Scale_Nuclear_Reactor http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Industrial_Scale_Nuclear_Reactor]
 
 
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2012-05 Bell Laboratories Inc., The First 60 Years [DM] (Region 1, North New Jersey Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Bell_Telephone_Laboratories%2C_Inc.%2C_the_First_60_Years%2C_1925-1984 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Bell_Telephone_Laboratories%2C_Inc.%2C_the_First_60_Years%2C_1925-1984] &nbsp;  
2012-05 Bell Laboratories Inc., The First 60 Years [DM] (Region 1, North New Jersey Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Bell_Telephone_Laboratories%2C_Inc.%2C_the_First_60_Years%2C_1925-1984 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Bell_Telephone_Laboratories%2C_Inc.%2C_the_First_60_Years%2C_1925-1984] &nbsp;
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2013-03 First Breaking of Enigma Code by Polish Cipher Bureau [IE] (Region 8) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_First_Breaking_of_Enigma_Code_by_the_Team_of_Polish_Cipher_Bureau%2C_1932-39 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_First_Breaking_of_Enigma_Code_by_the_Team_of_Polish_Cipher_Bureau%2C_1932-39] &nbsp;  
 
2013-03 First Breaking of Enigma Code by Polish Cipher Bureau [IE] (Region 8) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_First_Breaking_of_Enigma_Code_by_the_Team_of_Polish_Cipher_Bureau%2C_1932-39 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_First_Breaking_of_Enigma_Code_by_the_Team_of_Polish_Cipher_Bureau%2C_1932-39] &nbsp;  
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2013-21 First Blind Flight [MS] (Region 1, Long Island Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Blind_Flight%3A_A_Joint_IEEE-AIAA_Milestone_Proposal http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Blind_Flight%3A_A_Joint_IEEE-AIAA_Milestone_Proposal] &nbsp;  
 
2013-21 First Blind Flight [MS] (Region 1, Long Island Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Blind_Flight%3A_A_Joint_IEEE-AIAA_Milestone_Proposal http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Blind_Flight%3A_A_Joint_IEEE-AIAA_Milestone_Proposal] &nbsp;  
  
2013-23 PC Operating System 1974 [TB] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:BIRTH_OF_THE_PC_OPERATING_SYSTEM_1974 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:BIRTH_OF_THE_PC_OPERATING_SYSTEM_1974] <br>2013-08 Birthplace of Silicon Valley [TB] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birthplace_of_Silicon_Valley http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birthplace_of_Silicon_Valley] &nbsp;
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2013-23 PC Operating System 1974 [TB] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:BIRTH_OF_THE_PC_OPERATING_SYSTEM_1974 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:BIRTH_OF_THE_PC_OPERATING_SYSTEM_1974] <br>2013-08 Birthplace of Silicon Valley [TB] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birthplace_of_Silicon_Valley http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birthplace_of_Silicon_Valley] &nbsp;  
  
 
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REPORT ON THE STATUS OF MILESTONES IN SUBMISSION/APPROVAL/DEDICATION PROCESS

Last updated: 14 October 2013

This ongoing report shows the status of Milestones in the various stages of the process, updated continually by IEEE History Center staff. Milestones are listed with their docket numbers. The IEEE Region and the sponsoring organizational unit are shown in parentheses. Please note the titles given here are shortened or working titles, not the full or official titles. While in the approval process, proposals have a History Committee advocate assigned to them, whose initials are given in brackets. Proposals in progress can be viewed on the IEEE Global History Network at: http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=&namespace=104    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Total dedicated milestones: 132, dedicated special citations: 1

Total Approved milestones: 134, approved special citations: 1

                                           A. ADVOCATES NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING MILESTONES:


2013-19 Virginia Smith HVDC Converter (Region 5, Denver Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Virginia_Smith_HVDC_Converter_Station_with_Integrated_AC_Voltage_Control_Function

2013-20 CRC102-A Activation 1954 (Region 8, Italy Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:CRC102-A_activated_at_Politecnico_di_Milano_by_Luigi_Dadda

2013-24 ASCII (Region 2, New Jersey Coast Section)   http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:ASCII_MIlestone_-_IEEE_NJ_Coast_Section 


2013-25 TPC-1 Transpacific Cable (Region 10)  http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:TPC-1_System 


2103-26 Hertz Generation of Electromagnetic Waves (Region 8, Germany Section)  http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_generation_and_experimental_proof_of_electromagnetic_waves_1886-1888.


2013-27 Invention of Stereo (Region 8, UKRI Section)   
http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Improvements_in_and_relating_to_Sound-transmission,_Sound-recording_and_Sound-reproduction_systems_by_Alan_Dower_Blumlein 


2013-29 Middle and Upper Atmosphere Radar (Region 10, Kansai Section)http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_MU_%28Middle_and_Upper_atmosphere%29_radar%2C_1984

                                                                  B. STATUS

                                B.1 Proposals Being Written on the GHN and Awaiting Submission

 

2013-12 Bayer Color Filter Array [DBu] http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Color_Filter_Array  

2013-13 Erbium-Doped Fiber Optical Amplifier [MS] (Region 8, UKRI Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Development_of_the_Erbium-Doped_Optical_Fiber_Amplifier


2013-15 Interactive Video Games [AM] (Region 1, New Hampshire Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Interactive_Video_Games  


2013-19 Virginia Smith HVDC Converter (Region 5, Denver Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Virginia_Smith_HVDC_Converter_Station_with_Integrated_AC_Voltage_Control_Function  


2013-20 CRC102-A Activation 1954 (Region 8, Italy Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:CRC102-A_activated_at_Politecnico_di_Milano_by_Luigi_Dadda  


2013-24 ASCII (Region 2, New Jersey Coast Section)   http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:ASCII_MIlestone_-_IEEE_NJ_Coast_Section

2013-25 TPC-1 Transpacific Cable (Region 10)  http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:TPC-1_System


2013-27 Invention of Stereo (Region 8, UKRI Section)   
http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Improvements_in_and_relating_to_Sound-transmission,_Sound-recording_and_Sound-reproduction_systems_by_Alan_Dower_Blumlein

  

 

                                              B.2. Proposals Submitted Awaiting Advocate Approval

 


2013-06 SPARC RISC Architecture [FA-H] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:SPARC_RISC_Architecture_Introduction,_1987

 

2013-07 Cruft High Tension Laboratory [JCM] (Region 1, Boston Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Cruft_HighTension_Laboratory,_Harvard_School_of_Engineering_and_Applied_Science  

2013-09 Mark 1 Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator [LF] (Region 1, Boston Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Mark_1_Automatic_Sequence_Controlled_Calculator_(ASCC)_by_Howard_Aiken_and_IBM  


2013-16 First RISC Mircoprocessor [FA-H] (Region 6, Oakland East Bay Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_RISC_Microprocessor  


2013-18 Vapor-phase Axial Deposition [DB] (Region 10, Tokyo Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Invention_and_development_of_vapor-phase_axial_deposition_(VAD)_method_for_mass_production_of_high-quality_optical_fiber_for_telecommunication  


2013-22 Introduction of Apple II Computer [EJ] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Introduction_of_the_Apple_II_Computer:_1977-1978  


2103-26 Hertz Generation of Electromagnetic Waves (Region 8, Germany Section)  http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_generation_and_experimental_proof_of_electromagnetic_waves_1886-1888.

2013-29 Middle and Upper Atmosphere Radar (Region 10, Kansai Section)http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_MU_%28Middle_and_Upper_atmosphere%29_radar%2C_1984



         B.3. Proposals Approved by Advocates and Awaiting Finalized Citations Approval from Proposers


2012-05 Bell Laboratories Inc., The First 60 Years [DM] (Region 1, North New Jersey Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Bell_Telephone_Laboratories%2C_Inc.%2C_the_First_60_Years%2C_1925-1984  

2013-03 First Breaking of Enigma Code by Polish Cipher Bureau [IE] (Region 8) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_First_Breaking_of_Enigma_Code_by_the_Team_of_Polish_Cipher_Bureau%2C_1932-39  



2013-28 Apple I Computer [EJ] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Introduction_of_the_Apple_I_Computer:_1976


          

                                    B.4. Proposals Ready for History Committee Action

B.5.1 Proposals Approved By History Committee Ready for Board of Directors Action

2012-06 High Temperature Superconductivity [GC] (Region 5, Houston Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:High_Temperature_Superconductivity  

2013-10 20-inch Diameter Photomultiplier Tubes [SMiz] (Region 10, Nagoya Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_20_inch_Diameter_Photomultiplier_Tubes  

2013-11 Ampex Videorecorder [LL] (Region 6) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Ampex_Videotape_Recorder_-_1956  


2013-14 Battery Industries in Japan [HK] (Region 10, Kansai Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Birth_and_Growth_of_Primary_and_Secondary_Battery_Industries_in_Japan  

2013-17 Rheinfelden Hydroelectric Power Plant [JCM] (Region 8, Germany Section, PES) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Rheinfelden_Hydroelectric_Power_Plant,_1898_-_2010  

2013-21 First Blind Flight [MS] (Region 1, Long Island Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Blind_Flight%3A_A_Joint_IEEE-AIAA_Milestone_Proposal  

2013-23 PC Operating System 1974 [TB] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:BIRTH_OF_THE_PC_OPERATING_SYSTEM_1974
2013-08 Birthplace of Silicon Valley [TB] (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birthplace_of_Silicon_Valley  




B.5.2 Proposals Submitted to Board of Directors for Action

2012-07 Line Spectrum Pair Technology for Speech Coding [MB] (Region 10, Tokyo Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Line_spectrum_pair_(LSP),_an_essential_technology_for_high-compression_speech_coding,_1975  


2013-01 Gapless Metal Oxide Surge Arrester [DB] (Region 10, Tokyo Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Gapless_Metal_Oxide_Surge_Arrester_(MOSA)_for_electric_power_systems,1975  



2013-02 Unidirectional Microphone [APY] (Region 4, Chicago Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Unidirectional_Microphone  


2013-04 Sharp Thin-Film Transistor LCD [HK] (Region 10, Kansai Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Sharp_14-inch_thin-film-transistor_liquid-crystal_display_%28TFT-LCD%29_for_TV%2C_which_has_ushered_in_TFT_LCD_industry  



2013-05 (Region 7, Vancouver Section) [DBar] First Digitally Processed SAR Image http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Digitally_Processed_Image_from_a_Spaceborne_Synthetic_Aperture_Radar  


                       B.6. Dedications Scheduled or Being Planned, all Approvals Having Been Received

2011-07 Pioneering Laptop Computer (Region 10, Tokyo Section), Dedication: 29 October 2013  www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Nomination:Toshiba_T1100%2C_a_pioneering_contribution_to_the_development_of_laptop_PC%2C_1985  


 



2012-04 First AIEE Technical Meeting (Region 2, Philadelphia Section) 15 December 2013 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:First_Technical_Meeting_of_AIEE_1884  



                                   B.7 DEDICATIONS HELD THIS YEAR

2012-02 Invention of Holography, 12 June 2013 (Region 8, UKRI Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:Invention_of_Holography <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1373981674640_225" />

 

2012-03 Krka-Sibenik Power System (Region 8, Croatia Section) Dedication: 5 July 2013 http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:Krka-%C5%A0ibenik_Electric_Power_System,_1895   

                 B.8. DEDICATIONS HELD IN 2012 (For a list of all Milestones dedicated, see List of Dedicated Milestones )

2010-04 Field Effect Electron Microscope, 31 January 2012 (R10 -- Tokyo)

2010-03 G3 Facsimile, 5 April 2012 (R10 – Tokyo Section)

2011-09 Low Loss Optical Fiber, 1 May 2012 (R1 -- Photonics Society)

2011-02 B&O Railroad electrification 21 June 2012 (R2 – Baltimore Section)

2010-10 LORAN, 27 June 2012 (R1 – Boston Section)

2010-11 Whirlwind Computer 27 June 2012 (R1 – Boston Section)

2011-04 SAGE system, 27 June 2012 (R1 – Boston Section)

2009-09 First Reliable HV Fuse, 3 August 2012 (R4 – Chicago Section)

2011-08 Floating Gate EEPROM, 21 August 2012 (R6, Santa Clara Valley Section)

2009-05 Bose experiments in radio, 15 September 2012 (R10 – Central India)

2009-04 Raman Effect, 15 September 2012 (R10 – Central India Section)

2009-06 Bar Code, 22 October 2012 (R2 Philadelphia Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Nomination:Birthplace_of_the_Bar_Code,_1948  

2012-01 First Optical Fiber Laser and Amplifier, 26 October 2012, Photonics Society http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Nomination:First_Optical_Fiber_Laser_and_Amplifier 

 2011-05 Rincon del Bonete [LF] (R9 – Uruguay Section) http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Nomination:Rincon_del_Bonete_Hydroelectric_Plant_and_Transmission_System  


                   B.9. DEDICATIONS HELD DURING THE PREVIOUS YEAR

2009-07 Eel River HVDC Converter (R7) 24 February 2011
2009-12 Mercury Spacecraft controls 24 February 2011 (R5)
2010-01 SPICE Circuit Simulation Program 20 February 2011 (R6)
2010-05 Discovery of Superconductivity 8 April 2011 (R8)
2008-18 Marconi’s First Wireless Experiments, 29 April 2011 (R8)
2010-06 Pearl Street Station, 10 May 2011 (R1)
2010-08 Lunar Module 20 July 2011 (R1)
2009-13 First Satellite Broadcast to the Public, 18 November 2011 (R10 – Tokyo Section)
2010-09 Real-Time Packet Switching 8 December 2011 (R1 – Sig Proc Soc.)
2010-02 Apollo Guidance Computer 13 December 2011 (R1 Boston Section)


                                           C. POTENTIAL MILESTONES BEING RESEARCHED OR EXPLORED

                                                                  (that History Center staff are aware of) High performance Perpendicular Magnetic Recording, 1977 Cellular radio First All-Electronic Television Broadcasts (BBC) London to

Adelaide telegraph line  Weston meters Charles Kao optical fiber (R8 UKRI Section) John Logie Baird television (R8 UKRI Section)

Harrisons clock (R8 UKRI Section) Photovoltaic effect (R8 – France)  Ampex (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section)


386 Micro (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section)

4004 Micro (Region 6, Santa Clara Valley Section)

Canadian Niagara Plant (Region 7)


Oberlin-Smith electromagnetic recording (Region 2, South Jersey Section) (possible ASME codesignation?)



                                                         D. OTHER MILESTONES ACTIVITY

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