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Collection Details


Collection Name: Radio Pioneers Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/rpioneer.html
Dates Spanned: 1950-1974
Description: A comprehensive record of the early history of radio contributed by engineers, station and network executives, government officials, writers, directors, and performers. Scientific matters discussed include types of sending apparatus, early experiments with wireless, radio antennas, wireless and radio transmitters, the Alexanderson alternator, early experiments with television, transmitters for radio stations, mobile radio units, problems of engineering in network broadcasts, manufacturers' laboratory research, and the effects of WWII on radio engineering.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 106
Interviews: [115 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Science and Technology; Broadcasting
ASP Subjects: History; Oral history; Radio; Television; Transmitting antennas; United States; Wireless LANs
Collection Code: OHC0000901