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Radio News (01:04) October 1919

Hugo Gernsback, editor

"On account of war requirements, Germany found herself cut off from cable communication with the outer world. The difficulty of the radiographically unfavorable months rendered it necessary to increase the power of the Nauen station. The new installation at Nauen consists of an extensive antenna system, with a large building for the plant and apparatus. A certain number of details are given of the plant and arrangements, but a full description is kept back for military reasons."
This is the fourth issue of Radio Amateur News, from October 1919. Less than a year later, as radio broadened its appeal beyond just the radio amateur, the magazine would change its name to Radio News, a name that lasted 28 years until Television was added to its masthead in 1948. This issue’s cover art is titled “His First Wireless Message” and articles include a Hugo Gernsback editorial on the future of radio, government regulation of radio, several articles on vacuum tube developments, long-wave reception, and the Nauen transmitter in Germany.
Contents of this Issue:
  • Editorial: The Future of Radio (H. Gernsback)
  • Radio Restrictions Off
  • Arc Undampt Transmission (Pierre H. Boucheron)
  • Latest Developments in Audio Frequency Amplifiers (Walter J. Henry)
  • An Undampt Transmitter of the De Forest Type (Eugene Dynner)
  • Government Radio Control
  • Another New Radio Bill—S. 2523
  • An Exceptionally Well-Designed 1/2 K.W. Transmitter (William H. Priess)
  • W.C.G. (Eugene Dynner)
  • Awards of $100 Radio Prize Contest
  • Hark Ye Amateurs
  • Fundamental Operations of Vacuum Tubes (Continued) (David S. Brown)
  • The Radio Constructor: Short Wave Receiving Transformer of Novel Design (Raymond Evans)
  • “Long Wave Receiving” (H.L. Beedenbender)
  • Selector Switch for the “Rogers” Underground System (J. Stanley Brown)
  • Audion Protective Device (E.T. Jones)
  • Cascade Amplification at Radio Frequencies (Thomas W. Benson)
  • Magnet Control for Vacuum Tubes
  • Design of the Loading Coil (Ralph H. Langley)
  • Copying Thru Static
  • A Wireless Telegraph Receiver (Ray T. Foster)
  • Construction of Mica Receiving Condensers (L.R. Jewett)
  • How to Make a Good Variable Condenser (A. Warr)
  • A Radio Goniometer (Edgar Terrain Johnstone)
  • Improving the Rotary Gap (C.H. Biron)
  • A Variable Grid Leak
  • A New Vacuum Tube
  • Efficient Amateur Radio Transmitter
  • Club Gossip
  • Radio Digest
  • With the Amateurs
  • An Amateur’s Retrospect (Scott E. Vance)
  • The Nauen High-Power Wireless Station (E. Quack)
  • Function of Each Piece of Radio Apparatus: Transmitting Set (Edgar Terrain Johnstone)
  • Junior Radio Course: Lesson Two: Generation of Wireless Waves (E.T. Jones)
  • Important Announcement: The Audio Frequency Wireless Telephone
  • Comment on Government Control
  • I-Want-To-Know
  • Opportunity Ad-Lets

Experimenter Publishing Company, Inc.
Editor: Hugo Gernsback
Issue: Volume 1: Number 4; October 1919
Pages: 56
Size: 9″ x 12″
Digital edition © 2008 Curtis Philips. All Rights Reserved.

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