AMQ_SEPT2022_WEB – A ham radio operator as the only link between San Francisco and the rest of the world after the 1906 earthquake… A teenager pretending to be a Rear Admiral… Another whose SOS saved hundreds from a watery death… They were all from our own city of Alameda, California. Our thanks to the Alameda Museum for permission to reprint their quarterly.
Infatuation – What kind of poetry did early radiomen write to woo their sweethearts? You can bet it involved an infatuation with EMF!
Oscillator Vol 3 No12 – What was it like to go to U.S. Naval Radio School at Harvard in 1919? Gob news, gob sports, gob humor, gob photos and more. Donated by SoWP member Luther B Grove, who went there.
South Australia Wireless Mo V1N7 – KGO heard 8000 miles away Downunder! Will amateurs or broadcasters take over the ether waves? Radio humor. All this and more from The South Australian Wireless Monthly for October 1, 1924.
New Zealand Wireless and Broadcasting Nx – SF’s Dr. Abrams diagnoses disease by electronics, radio broadcasting problems and solutions, ether explained, an article by SoWP member Howard Pyle, 50-P, and more in this Kiwi radio magazine from 1924
Pacific Aerogram Sep 1910 – United Wireless publication for passengers on SS Bear going from San Francisco to Portland. New wireless law, Johnson-Jeffries fight, airplanes to be powered by electricity transmitted from generators at land and sea…
Collins Bulletin Vol 1 No 2, Oct 1908 – 2 pages, including Collins’ reply to NY Times article
Radiocast Weekly 01 Aug 1926 – Published in San Francisco, contains west coast station broadcast programs, editorial on chaos in broadcasting, etc
Radio Officers’ News May 1946 – A union publication by A.F. of L. with advice to new ROs, Japanese codes, radar school info, etc. “Nazis, Fascists, Communists NOT WANTED”
SoWP 1972 Directory and Newsletter – Includes SoWP membership growth chart, Certificate of Skills listing, articles by Dickow, Marriner
SoWP 1971 Yearbook and Roster of Members – Pages 37-40 missing in original. Includes articles by Dickow, J.E. Waters, etc.
Sparks Vol 1 No 2, Spring 1974 – Includes articles on US wireless co.s 1900-20 (Mayes), KPH in the 1960s (Simpson), Tropical Radio Telegraph Co. (Dobbs)
World Wide Wireless (RCA) May 1924 Leviathan Article – Short notice on Leviathan radio operators, news on RCA personel
World Wide Wireless (RCA) July 1923 Leviathan Article – “Leviathan Has Biggest Radio” (and you should be jealous); bios of Pickerill, Tamburino, Green
World Wide Wireless (RCA) Aug 1923 Leviathan Article – David Sarnoff on Leviathan’s maiden voyage, Leviathan holds speed record