Table of Contents for Telecommunications: From Telegraphs to Modems

Prologue: Communications and Information 9
PART I. Analog Telecommunications
Waves, Electricity, and Information 19
Communicating by Wire 37
Voices on the Wire 49
Communication through Space 58
Pictures through Space 79
PART II. Digital Telecommunications
Digital Information 95
Fun with Binary Digits 111
Digital Communications: Now and Then 121
Glossary 131
For Further Reading 139
Index 141