[AMRadio] FW: Terrific old 1937 news-reel clip!


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Mon Nov 24 12:48:17 EST 2008


Great, Did you notice the car antenna underslung on the vehicle!! I wonder 
if any of those BC transmitters have survived?
73 Max M0GHQ


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Foltarz" <Foltarz at rocketmail.com>
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try http://www.southgatearc.org/news/october2008/on_the_air.htm






----- Original Message ----
From: Peter Wittenberg <k2lrc at k2lrc.com>
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Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 11:40:41 AM
Subject: RE: [AMRadio] FW: Terrific old 1937 news-reel clip!

Bob, I tried it and the link is not working. Thanks anyway...

-73- Peter K2LRC
www.k2lrc.com


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Subject: [AMRadio] FW: Terrific old 1937 news-reel clip!

Hi All.. I just watched this video. This is one
that should be seen by every school student in the
US. It is simple to the point and super
educational. Would also be good for all the new
hams to see.. I wonder how many new hams do not
understand the real story of radio, This sure
tells it in easy to understand terms... Thanks to
Steve W5SAW for sharing this...

Very Best 73's,

Bob W1PE
Mesquite,TX

http://www.w1pe.com




For those of you who might be wondering, here's an
explanation of how
radio works. It is an old 1937 "Jam Handy" news
reel which was probably
run in theaters as a short feature. What a hoot!
It shows a
transmitter engineer with slicked-back hair
wearing a business suit and
tie while taking readings on an ancient
transmitter.

Check it out:
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/october2008/on_th
e_air.htm

73 de W5SAW, Steve

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