Armour Engineer Volume 14-16

Armour Engineer Volume 14-16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...seat. I can keep going until it is time to wear spring attire. "I am a past-master of the art of economics. "Behold the fruits of seIl'-denial. The aerial of Dr. De Forest'; first transmitting device took this form, remarkably ditierent from those of today. sued. And it is nearly time! The clothes are nearly tattered, the shoes run down, the meal ticket punched out I "A few weeks more and the goal is mine----or lost. Let me not enthuse too early. 'Hope all things; expect nothing, ' I have found m_v bitter axiom. Not yet have I laid my waiting hands upon the castle of my dreams, not yet." So after months of patience the electrolytic detector was molded into such shape that it was deemed capable of public demonstration. For this purpose I rigged from the top of the flagpole on the west end of the Institute building a "bird-cage" antenna of lamp cord lashed to barrel hoops. As a sender I used the Institutes big Rimmkorf coil with a Welinelt interrupter. With this transmitter keyed by Smythe we made our first "long range tests." July 21st: "Tlie first though shortest meant the most of all. For that decided whether our invention was good, or whether the months of toil, of discouragement, of doubts and anxious hoping had been all in vain. another treasure sunk in the vast depths of Lost Endeavor. So. as I stood in the rain on the top of the Lakota Hotel, at 30th and Michigan Ave., anxiously listing in the telephone receiver, throbbing heart beats pulsed the time till the sending key was pressed. "I have heard glorious symphonies of Beethoven, the thrilling measures of Wagnerian music ringing through the soul, with all joy and inspiration; yet to my waiting car did that...show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236897668
  • 9781236897664