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Electrical Experimenter (05:06) October 1917

Hugo Gernsback, editor

"The great drawback to the development and general use of wind power has been the intermittent character of the power. Attempts have been made in the past to generate electricity with wind power and store the electricity for lighting purposes. Theoretically, this combination should be perfect, but many difficulties have been experienced. The low speed of the wind-wheels made it difficult to get a satisfactory transmission of power from the wind-wheel to the dynamo."
The October 1917 issue of Electrical Experimenter features the cover story “Firing Bombs by Electricity” by Hugo Gernsback. Other articles include windmill design, development of the x-ray machine, and the effects of ultraviolet light on food.
Contents of this Issue:
  • Editorial: Sub-Sea Microphones (H. Gernsback)
  • How Lord Northcliffe Heard Two Oceans at the Same Time
  • Electric “Zig-zagger” Aids Ships to Foil U-Boats
  • “Zig-Zag”—A New Thriller for the Sea Shore (George Holmes)
  • Firing Bombs by Electricity (H. Gernsback)
  • “Burnell R. Ford—Scientist—Electrical Wizard”
  • Free Electricity from the Wind (H. Winfield Secor)
  • New Electro-Therapeutic Apparatus (H. Rosenthal)
  • Unique Revolving Dancing Floor
  • Are There Currents About A Magnet? (F.F. Mace)
  • New Portable Electric Lamp for Miners (F.T. Forster)
  • The Effect of Ultra Violet Rays on Milk and Other Aspects (Dr. Humbert Bizzoni)
  • Some Electrical Properties of Silver Sulfide (George W. Vinal)
  • Experimental Physics: Lesson 8. Light (John J. Furia)
  • Radio Department: Radio-Controlled Torpedo Devised by California Genius
  • Brown University Trains Radio Experts
  • The Radio League of America: The Amateur’s Opportunity (by the Editor)
  • A Radio Controlled Model Boat (H.C. Van Benthuysen and Max I. Black)
  • Measurements of Radio Antenna on Shipboard and Some Interesting Comparisons (F.A. Hart)
  • A Key That Will Handle 1 K.W. for $1.00
  • A Simplified Variable Condenser (R.U. Clark, 3rd)
  • The Constructor: Making An Electric Clock (Thomas Reed)
  • Building a Good Carbon Compression Rheostat
  • How to Make a Magnetic Polarity Indicator (Samuel Cohen)
  • Trials of a Troubleshooter (Thos. W. Benson)
  • Chemical Action of Storage Batteries (Albert W. Wilsdon)
  • How To Make It
  • Wrinkles, Recipes, and Formulas (S. Gernsback)
  • Experimental Chemistry: Seventeenth Lesson, Ammonia and Ammonium Hydroxid (Albert W. Wilsdon)
  • With the Amateurs
  • That “Perpetual Motion”
  • 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 6; Whole No. 54; October 1917
Pages: 72
Size: 9″ x 12″
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