BVWS Bulletin Volume 19, Number 1 (February 1994)

BVWS BulletinVolume 19, Number 1 (February 1994)

Front cover:  Cover from 1 edition of Popular Wireless magazine showing a family sharing a crystal set.

Page Title Summary/Notes
3 An Invention That Changed The World – Part 1.
Pat Hawker
The birth of the transistor, including original notebook sketch from 1947.
7 Super-Inductance And All That.
Carl Van der Meulen
Personal reminiscences of the early days at Philips' Mitcham works.
9 The 1929 “Melody Maker”.
Geoffrey Dixon-Nuttall
A Cossor Melody Maker from 1929.
10 An Early Battery Charger.
Pat Leggatt
An early Fellows Wireless AC Rectifier.
10 The First Broadcast. Notes on the first entertainment broadcast, undertaken by Reginald Fessenden on Christmas Eve 1906.
12 Receiver Techniques of the 1920's Part 11.
Pat Legatt
Operation from the mains.