THE SOCIETY OF WIRELESS PIONEERS ARCHIVE
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KPH Historical Letter – An account of the first mainland US to Hawaii wireless transmission, October 12, 1908
Vintage RCA Radio Shortwave Manual – Lost the user’s manual for your 1927 RCA AR-1496-D receiver? Find it here…
German Station WGG, Tuckerton NJ – See the giant Alexanderson alternator!
Wild Wireless Waves (www) 1909 – A cartoon from when San Francisco first went wireless
Marconi Service News Dec 1917 – SOSs and torpedoes… Sarnoff confers with the Navy… Read the first of our new old Marconi files
Bolinas High Power Station 1920 – Rare photos of the RCA station at Bolinas, California in the days of spark
Robertson-Cataract Radio Catalog 1922 – Build your own “grid chopper” transmitter. Better than spark, or so they say…
Condor Tubes, 1925 – Were they for the birds?
New photos – NAA Arlington, POZ Nauen, McCandless and Gerald Tyne, R. Blake in radio room of Coast Guard cutter chasing rum runners?
The U-126 Incident – KPH Engineer-in-Chief Hedley Morris documents a forgotten World War I US-British donnybrook
Sea Diary of CA Sauerwine Electrician 1st Class Part 1 – Fixing the wireless and dodging torpedoes aboard the USS Missouri as it steams across the Atlantic in World War One
Wireless Pioneers weather another storm – This one called Hurricane Michael
Rare photos of a captured WW I German U-boat by SoWP member Hedley B. Morris, 195-P
Pacific Aerogram and Ocean Daily Newspaper – 1910 United Wireless shipboard newsletter for passengers on SS Bear. Ever wonder how wireless affected travel by sea a year after the Titanic sank?
World War I US Radio in France – Ever wonder what those Doughboys were listening to?
Photos of amateur station GSA, Greenville, OH, in 1912. Built by SoWP member D.S. Arnett (1805-P)
Photos of Radio Central, Washington, D.C. in 1927 courtesy of Marlo Abernathy. See the mux setup and supervisor’s desk.
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