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Electrical Experimenter (05:05) September 1917

Hugo Gernsback, editor

"Suspecting that German spies were using the big wireless tower erected at Shoreham, L. I., about twenty years ago by Nikola Tesla, the Federal Government ordered the tower destroyed and it was recently demolished with dynamite. During the past month several strangers had been seen lurking about the place. It stood 185 feet above the ground and cost about $200,000. Tesla had not used it for several years."
This is the September 1917 issue of Electrical Experimenter. The cover story is “Electric ‘Bloodhounds’ Find and Destroy Submarines,” and the lead story by Hugo Gernsback is “U.S. Blows Up Tesla Radio Tower.” There are additional radio articles, including an article by Lee De Forest about the current status of his Audion tube.
Contents of this Issue:
  • Editorial: Secret Intelligence (H. Gernsback)
  • U.S. Blows Up Tesla Radio Tower
  • “Our Navy” On The Stage (George Holmes)
  • All Aboard for “Luna’s” Electric Top
  • Transmitting Sound by Phonograph and Telephone 104 Miles, Thru 48 Physical Changes Electric “Bloodhounds” to Find and Destroy U-Boats (H. Gernsback and H.W. Secor)
  • Electric “Bloodhounds” to Find and Destroy U-Boats (H. Gernsback and H.W. Secor)
  • Electric Tally-Board Shows Positions of Trains Constantly
  • Spy Aerials
  • Secret Radio Aerials
  • The Marvels of Radio-Activity: Part II (Jerome S. Marcus, B.Sc.)
  • Honk! Honk! Here Comes the Motor Chair
  • The Destruction of Steel and Concrete by Electrolysis (K.M. Coggeshall)
  • Vocation of the Engineer (Prof. A.E. Watson)
  • X-Ray Tubes for High Frequency Coils (Dr. Frederick Finch Strong)
  • The Franklin Experimental Club (William J. Hammer)
  • Experimental Physics: Lesson 7. Sound (John J. Furia)
  • Manufacturing Magnetism (Rogers D. Rush, B.Sc.)
  • Radio Department: A Remarkable Amateur Radio Station with a Record (A.F. Pendleton)
  • Senator Marconi Encourages Women’s Wireless Class
  • DeForest Loses “Amplifier” and Possibly “Oscillion” Patents
  • The Present Status of the Audion (Dr. Lee de Forest)
  • “Radio”-Communication Over Gas and Water Pipes—”Wired Wireless”
  • Calculation and Measurement of Inductance (H. Winfield Secor and Samuel Cohen)
  • Audion Expert is Awarded Radio Engineer’s Honor Medal
  • The Constructor: How I Built a 2-1/2 H.P. Fliverette (Cleage Field)
  • Seven Years of Wireless (Howard S. Pyle)
  • Selenium Cell Design and Construction (Thos. W. Benson)
  • Making an Electric Clock: Part 1—The Pendulum (Thomas Reed)
  • A Home-Made Arc Search-Light for the Amateur (Frank M. Jackson)
  • How To Make It
  • Experimental Chemistry (Albert W. Wilsdon)
  • Wrinkles Recipes Formulas (S. Gernsback)
  • With the Amateurs
  • Prize Winners in “Radio Problem” Contest
  • Laboratory “Contest”(?)
  • Latest Patents
  • Phoney Patents
  • Question Box
  • Patent Advice (H. Gernsback)
  • Scientific Exchange Columns
  • Opportunity Exchange

Experimenter Publishing Company, Inc.
Editor: Hugo Gernsback
Issue: Volume 5: Number 5; Whole No. 53; September 1917
Pages: 72
Size: 9″ x 12″
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