Eight Wheeled Armored Car Is Equipped With Wireless
THE Tank Corps of the British army has recently adopted an armored car which is equipped with eight wheels and a long distance wireless sending and receiving set.
The Secret Keepers
The latest methods of radio communications defy detection by any listener —friend or foe
By KEN GILMORE
MOST radio communications systems are like “party lines”—anyone can listen in. But electronics scientists have been working overtime to come up with the equivalents, radio-wise, for the more desirable (and costly) “private lines.” Their objective: to allow our military and government officials to transmit secret information on the air with the full assurance that it can be “received” only by those listeners it is intended for.
Inventions for Convenience of Theatergoers
SCIENCE, with its ability to provide helpful inventions for every occasion, has now come to the assistance of theatergoers and furnished them with two new pieces of equipment for increased enjoyment of programs.
Reading through this I found my self continually wanting to make everything “.net” instead of ” Net”.
All About Ham Nets
By George Hart, W1NJM
Yes, there’s a place for organized “rag chewing,” but the byword of most ham nets is “service.”
ALL over the amateur radio bands you can hear them—between 500 and 1,000 groups of operators calling themselves “nets.” You might hear, for example, one station say: “Old man, you’re interfering with the Podunk Net. Wonder if you’d mind standing by or moving to another frequency so we can clear our traffic.”
“Enter the Radio Business? …YOU’RE FOOLISH!” they Shouted
—yet in a few months I was earning more than any of them You should have seen their faces when I told them that in just a few short months I jumped from $35 to $75 a week.
N. B. C. Studio Marvels at Radio City
SEVEN ACRES OF FLOOR SPACE IS USED FOR BROADCASTING STUDIOS AND EQUIPMENT
One of the modern wonders of the world is Radio City in New York. ‘ Principal of the Radio City attractions is the National Broadcasting System’s arrangement of studios. These occupy eleven floors, nine of which have no outside windows. They are ventilated by the most intricate air-conditioning system yet built. Air is forced through petroleum-coated glass wool filters and washed by seven and a half million gallons of water a year.
$13,000,000 Deal Made By Phone
AN OPERATOR in the exchange of the New York Telephone Company placed a call to Stockholm, Sweden, which resulted in the closing of a $13,000,000 deal, although she did not know it until after completing connections. The call, originating in the offices of a New York bank, verified the delivery of certain sums to interested parties in both New York and Stockholm.
Radio Brings Famous Teachers to Class
THE day when the President of the United States, or any other person of prominence, may address all the school children of the nation simultaneously is not far distant.
Schools throughout the country have already taken cognizance of the educational opportunities offered through radio broadcasts. The most prominent teachers of the world can be brought to any classroom with radio.
Police Inaugurate Two-Way Radio
THE first two-way police radio equipment in the United States is now in operation at Piedmont, a fashionable suburb of Oakland, California. Permission for this efficient new form of communication between police officers in the field and headquarters has been granted by the federal radio commission.