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NJARC 15th Anniversary Video
It had been five years since Phil Vourtsis
dug through the video vaults to seek out highlights from the
"Member Show and Tell" sessions. Here is a compilation featuring
special "Show and Tell" moments since our 10th Anniversary.
The InfoAge Science and History Learning
The InfoAge Science and History Learning Center
is a short video created as part of a grant proposal by InfoAge. It's
worth watching for the background information and it also presents
information about the work that still needs to be done as the
organization continues to grow.
NJARC Meeting Videos (listed below)
Presentations at most of our monthly meetings are recorded.
Presented by Mike Molnar
The History of RCA
Presented by Alex Magoun
Evolution of U.S. Clandestine and Long-Range-Patrol Radios - 1940-1970
(a.k.a. "Spy Radios")
Presented by Al Klase
October 2007 Meeting - "Show and Tell (with an
Les Flory worked
with Vladimir Zworykin at RCA to help develop television. This oral
history interview was conducted in 1997.
Part of a series of
recruitment films aimed at soon-to-be ex-servicemen. Television behind
the scenes and in the future.
Your Life Work in Radio
A view of the radio industry as it existed in 1940, showing potential
occupations at every level. Introduces the new industry of television,
emphasizing its need for specially skilled workers. Useful imagery of
the electronic media in the pre-World War II era.
Radar Makes a Round Trip to the Moon
This film, produced by
Universal Studios in 1946 shows actual footage of the Project Diana
radar moonbounce tests conducted at Camp Evans, Fort Monmouth, New
Jersey – the current site of our club's Marconi cottage
museum at the InfoAge complex!
In Project Diana, army
engineers bounced radar signals off the moon for the first time. Shots
include: the base installation, instrument panels, the antenna and
closeups of the radar signal on oscilloscope screens. At the end of the
film project supervisor Colonel John DeWitt discusses the experiment
and speculates on the future.
Studios, c. 1945
“Miracle of radar revealed”.
Ground detectors and direction finders. Radar antenna on plane can find
shoreline or entire convoy. Directional equipment on ground can spot
enemy and friendly planes.
Da-Dit-Da Class Graduated
Noroton, CT: Several
hundred enlisted men complete
a course in radio engineering at the U.S. Navy school here and graduate
as radio operators. Listen to them as they learn their 'Da-Dit-Das'.
Includes some sound of Morse code.
(I know this was deadly
serious stuff during the
war, but this film cracks me up! --ed.)
An insider's view
of the 1930s radio studio showing the production of dramatic sound
News (the story of
1937 film presents an overview of the then-new
technique of sending photographs over the telephone wires.
transmission was one of the early forerunners of today's fax machine.
(The story of the Teleautograph in the New Jersey Antique Radio Club's
video library tells about an even earlier ancestor of the fax machine!
Intelligence: Antique Radios
A television program
about collecting antique radios. Much of the program was shot at our
2006 Spring Swapmeet in Parsippany, NJ and several of our members are
featured. While a few small factual errors and a couple of questionable
opinions sneaked into the program, on the whole it painted a very nice
picture of the antique radio collecting hobby.
How Vinyl Records Are Made
A video demonstration of the process of cutting and pressing vinyl
The Sound and the Story
How LP records are made.
Promotional Spot for the First Annual Early Television Convention DVD
This video clip summarizes the presentations made at the Convention as
an introduction to the DVD which offers full documentary coverage of
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