Martin Cooper will keynote the 101st Annual Awards Banquet of the Radio Club of America, Nov. 19 in New York City.

Cooper led the team at Motorola in the 1970s that developed the first handheld mobile phone. Cooper's experience also includes: co-founder and chairman of GreatCall, founder and executive chairman of ArrayCom (a company that works on researching smart antenna technology and improving wireless networks), co-founder of Cellular Business Systems, and various management and engineering positions during a 29-year career at Motorola

Cooper gave his name to Cooper's Law, the observation that the number of radio frequency conversations which can be conducted in a given spectrum has doubled every 30 months since Marconi's spark gap transmitter.

The Radio Club of America annual awards banquet is open to members, guests and non-members. For information and reservations, visit