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Category: The Dim Technological Pleistocene

A Hard-to-Find Radio Reference

I was searching scribd the other day with a particular book in mind. I’ve been trying to run down a copy of Ken Cornell’s long out-of-print “The Low and Medium Frequency Radio Scrapbook” ever since I first heard about it. Resources for longwave experimenters are few and far between. Nobody’s ever heard of it; none of the online bookstores have it; it’s not in any library I know; and I think Ken’s gone so there’s nobody to ask for a scanned copy. Continue reading

Welcome to the Dim Technological Pleistocene!

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Over the last few…decades, really…I’ve been interested in finding some of the earliest foundational works in radio and electronics. The real history of “electrical science” goes back well into the early 18th century but what interests me most is the history of radio. Continue reading

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