What’s What in Radio Today (Feb, 1930)
Meanwhile, in more modern times, the iPhone in my pocket has a six-axis gyroscope that is smaller than a grain of rice.
What’s What in Radio Today
by Jay Earle Miller
What is the screen grid tube? What does it do? What are the advantages of the condenser speaker? These are a few of the questions that occur to folk trying to keep abreast of developments. Mr. Miller, who attended the Chicago radio shows, here gives the answers.
I WENT to a furniture show the other day and saw some clever new adaptations of radio to home decorating.
And then I went to a radio show and saw the finest furniture exhibit in Chicago.
What the New Domestic COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITES Will Do for You (Jun, 1973)
I love it when writers with expertise in one area just throw in huge advances in other technologies as a possible result of another. Eg: What does a 3-D virtual conference room have to do with satellites? Would it not work with wires?
What the New Domestic COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITES Will Do for You
Canada’s pioneering Aniks, and U.S. successors, are introducing the revolutionary innovation of overland telephone-and-TV relays in the sky. They promise bargain rates for long-distance phone calls, picture phones that everyone can afford—and better television programs, by way of novel kinds of TV networks
By WERNHER von BRAUN
PS Consulting Editor, Space
On Jan. 11, 1973, Rudy Pudluk, community manager of Resolute on a Canadian island above the Arctic Circle, made a long-distance phone call to Ottawa. The English-speaking Eskimo chatted with Gerard Pelletier, Minister of Communications, and with David Golden, president of Telesat Canada, whose system carried his voice across the frozen North.