1936 Electronics Magazine
July 1936 -- Question: How did they photograph the top of the Empire
State building? See answer on Index page. This was the installation
of the new antenna for 1936 RCA television field testing.
Electromagnetic spectrum chart -- with proposed UHF frequency changes
Article on Von Ardenne's Cathode-Ray Scanner for Televising Film
Von Ardenne's apparatus for scanning film by Cathode-Ray Tube.
Adjacent article announcing the new "RCA Review".
Article on German Post Office "Seeing-Talking" telephone booth --
380 miles between Leipzig and Berlin -- Picture was 180 lines, 25 fps,
electronic cathode-ray receiver!
Western Electric 305A and 304B UHF Triode Tubes (Valves). The 305A
cost $38.50 (about $425 in today's money).
High Power television transmitting tubes -- Gammatron Type 3054 --
($467 cost -- $5,000 in today's money).
Safar of Milan, Italy - 7 meter power amplifier which supplies 1400 watts of
television signal for Italian experimenters.
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