Gernsback supported the careers of many now classic scifi writers. But I write about him here because he was a classic radio man. He also published the magazines Modern Electrics, Radio Amateur News, and Science and Invention. He founded the radio station WRNY (which will later get it's own post) he also was an early experimenter in television. He also founding the Electric Importing Company which was the world's first radio supply company—yes, before radio shack.
This booklet is one from a set of ten, of which I only have six or so. They are as follows:
I have scanned all 32 pages below from No. 8 in the series and wrapped it into a nice tidy pdf. The technology is all out of date but interesting historically. I will try to get around to scanning the others.1. How to make four Doerle short wave sets2. How to make the most popular all-wave 1 and 2 tube receivers3. Alternating current for beginners4 . All about aerials5. Beginners Radio Dictionary6. How to Have Fun With Radio7. How To Read Radio Diagrams8. Radio For Beginners9. Simple Electrical Experiments10. Television
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