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Electrical Experimenter (08:01) May 1920

Hugo Gernsback, editor

"Major Schroeder established his new world's record of 36,020 feet. With his supply of oxygen nearly exhausted, his senses numbed by the severe cold of 67° below zero, his airplane covered with frost and ice, and with his eyes partially frozen, Major Schroeder lost control of his machine and plunged earthward for a distance of 5 miles. Having recovered his flying senses at about 2,000 feet above the ground, he managed to get his machine out of the diving angle, and glide to a graceful landing."
Electrical Experimenter May 1920 interior art
This is the May 1920  issue of Electrical Experimenter. The cover story is “Flying in a Vacuum,” Other stories include the formation of the Radio Corporation of America to compete with Marconi, photographing animals using a flash gun, the electrification of the railroads, and several radio articles. 
Contents of this Issue:
  • Editorial: The Sun’s Heat (H. Gernsback)
  • Cutting the Boche Electrified Barbed Wire (Van Louie Martin)
  • Oddities of Sound (H. Winfield Secor)
  • A Bullet-Proof Searchlight Reflector (Edwin F. Linder)
  • Floating Safe For Ship Mail
  • One-Man Car Versus The Jitney Bus (L.H. Rosenberg)
  • Flying In A Vacuum
  • Flashlighting Animals (Howard Taylor Middleton)
  • Newton’s Less Popular Laws (Professor James S. Stevens)
  • Electicity Gone To The Dogs
  • X-Rays Of Unprecedented Hardness (Dr. Alfred Gradenwitz)
  • The “Lodestone” or Natural Magnet (Eugene S. Todd)
  • Airmen and the Divining Rod (Dr. Alfred Gradenwitz)
  • Phono-Clock Wakes You Gently!
  • New York Has Ozonized Drinking Water (Joseph H. Kraus)
  • Church Service By Phone
  • Car Propelled By Air Screw
  • Electricity in the “Movie” Studio (Carl M. Heintz)
  • Railroads are Electifying
  • New York Aero Show
  • Aladdin’s Lamp (Charles S. Wolfe)
  • The Dark Searchlight (Lewis Yeager)
  • German Papers to Depend On Radio
  • 100 M.P.H. Air-Propelled Boat
  • The Astronomical Spectrograph (Floyd L. Darrow)
  • Largest High Frequency Laboratory
  • … Automobile News …
  • 110-Volt D.C. or A.C. Telegraph Relay (Donald McNicol)
  • New Electrical Utilities r>
  • Experiments in Physics: Lesson VI–Interference (John J. Furia, M.A.)
  • Popular Astronomy: The Earth’s Interior (Isabel M. Lewis, M.A.)
  • The Amateur Magician: The Rapping Hand (Joseph H. Kraus)
  • Some Laboratory!! (Thomas Reed)
  • Practical Chemical Experiments: Examination of Water-1. (Prof. Floyd L. Darrow)
  • The Constructor: A Bench-Lathe From Pipe (A. Noah Harrington)
  • The Electrical Machinist (H. Winfield Secor)
  • An Electro-Magnetic Galvanometer (Hans O. Storm)
  • Radium–The Mother of Ions (Harold F. Richards, M.A.)
  • How-To-Make-It
  • Wrinkles, Recipes, Formulas (S. Gernsback)
  • Radio Department: The New Radio Corporation (C.D. Wagoner)
  • A War-Time Radio Detective, No. 1 (Pierre H. Boucheron)
  • New York Girl’s Radio Set (Abby P. Morrison)
  • Plan for World-Wireless
  • A One Tube Radio-Telegraph and Radio-Phone Transmitter (Pierre H. Boucheron)
  • Long Waves and “Strays” on Rogers Antennae (Lt. Com. A. Hoyt Taylor, USNRF)
  • What To Invent (Jay G. Hobson)
  • Latest Patents
  • Scientific Humor
  • Science in Slang (Emerson Easterling)
  • The Oracle
  • Patent Advice (H. Gernsback)
  • Opportunity Ad-lets

Experimenter Publishing Company, Inc.
Editor: Hugo Gernsback
Issue: Volume 8: Number 1; Whole No. 85; May 1920
Pages: 126
Size: 8-1/4″ x 11-1/2″
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