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Radio News (02:08) February 1921

Hugo Gernsback, editor

"The radio business, it was the consensus of these men, is worse than selling women's dresses or men's straw hats, with the difference that the radio business is perhaps more uncertain. There is always a market for women's dresses and straw hats for men, even though out of season, but for antiquated radio instruments there is little or no demand, and frequently such apparatus become a total loss to the man who manufactures or sells it."
This is the February 1921 issue of Radio News. The cover story is about “The Lafayette Radio Station” in France, the world’s most powerful transmitting station.  The first installment in a series of articles on Who’s Who in Radio features Dr. Lee De Forest, and Hugo Gernsback writes about the rapid rate of change in radio equipment.
Contents of this Issue:
  • Editorial: What is Coming (H. Gernsback)
  • The Lafayette Radio Station
  • A Detector and Three-Stage Amplifier for Fifty Dollars (E.A. White & F.L. Hopkins)
  • New German Radio Sets
  • A Unique Vacuum Tube Control Panel
  • Awards of $100 Portable Radio Prize Contest
  • A New 2-K.W. Panel Transmitter
  • New Amplifying Transformers
  • A True Undampt Wave Receptor (Ernest C. Mignon)
  • A New Type of “B” Battery (Harry Boyce, Jr.)
  • Two Practical Radio Telefone Circuits (John Scott-Taggart)
  • How to Wind Duo-Lateral Coils (Wm. T. Prather)
  • Amateur Radio and Its Future (Pierre H. Boucheron)
  • An Old Idea Exploded (Dr. Gordon D. Robinson)
  • The Arc or Continuous Wave Transmitter (J. Donald Haig)
  • An Amplifier Employing Thermionic Intervalue Resistance Couplings (John Scott-Taggart)
  • An Undampt Wave Method of Determining Dielectric Constants of Liquids (W.H. Hyslop & A.P. Carman)
  • Controlling by Wireless (Everett Leo Deeter)
  • Sparks and Spark Frequency (Vincent Tassi)
  • Notes on Modulated Tube Transmitters (A.S. Blatterman)
  • A Simple and Efficient Short Wave Regenerative Receiver (Frederick J. Rumford, R.E.)
  • A Spark Coil Panel-Type Transmitter (Marion W. Taylor)
  • Using an Amplifier as a Detector of Long Waves (H.K. Dunn)
  • A New Thermionic Vacuum Tube (John Scott-Taggart)
  • Fading of Signals (S.R. Winters)
  • Who’s Who in Radio: No.1, Dr. Lee De Forest
  • Club Gossip
  • Radio Digest
  • Radio Constructor: Practical Construction of an Amplifying Transformer (Robert E. Lacault)
  • With the Amateurs
  • Correspondence from Readers
  • The Phantom Call (R.A. Chath)
  • Junior Section: The Three-Element Vacuum Tube?Third Part
  • Junior Constructor
  • I-Want-To-Know

Experimenter Publishing Company, Inc.
Editor: Hugo Gernsback
Issue: Volume 2: Number 9; February 1921
Pages: 80
Size: 9″ x 12″
Digital edition © 2006 Curtis Philips All Rights Reserved.

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