BVWS Bulletin Volume 21, Number 2 (Summer 1996)

BVWS BulletinVolume 21, Number 2 (Summer 1996)

Front cover:  Marconi prototype M18 and "Maggie" magnetic detector
Back cover:  A selection of the Wireless Telegraphy series of 25 cigarette cards from 1909

Page Title Summary/Notes
4 Confessions of a Cartologist Part 3
Willem Hackmann
Early wireless telegraphy, serious and comic
11 A Marconi Mystery
Pat Leggatt
Plaque commerating Marconi Marconi in the Swiss Alps
12 Kirkifier & Filadyne revisited
Martin Reed
Rare detector circuits
13 The Transmission of Time by Wireless
David Read
14 A predecessor to the Horophone
David J. Boullin
16 Not a Round Number - The Ekco A23
John Ounsted
19 Wireless in a nutshell
Stanley Casperd C3XON
World's greatest wonder explained from Tit-Bits Weekly, 1922.
20 Historic equipment from the early marine era
Mark Groep
Photography celebrating the Marconi Centenary 1996
23 The birth pains of radio
A. R. Constable
Based on a lecture given by the author at the International Conference of 100 Years of Radio at the IEE, Sept 1995
29 The Mark III short wave tuner
Pat Leggatt
30 Buying a TV, 1946-1996
Harold Page
32 Inductances
Pat Leggatt
33 Radio on the Net
Jonathan Warburton-Brown
Vintage radio related websites
38 In Marconi's Footsteps - Early Radio
Ralph Barrett
Review of book by Peter Jensen