Proceedings of the I.R.E Volume 1-2

Proceedings of the I.R.E Volume 1-2

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...salaries paid to operators should be in keeping with their responsibility and should be made sufficiently high to raise radio operating to a profession worthy of consideration by experts. Such modern apparatus and better paid operators have been tried, and are in use on one line of steamships, and the results have been markedly successful. It seems that commercial radio practice is altogether too far behind the radio scientists and engineers. A greater amount of effort should be applied toward bringing into use highly efficient, powerful, and reliable apparatus, in the hands of properly paid expert operators. It is quite clear that in order to study radio range variation and atmospherics, as thoro a record as possible of weather conditions around and between the stations should be obtainedl The amateur is probably a particularly appropriate individual for the study of ranges and atmospherics, because his financial situation is not dependent upon the nature of his reports. It may well be that the studying of radio ranges and atmospherics will be of considerable use to weather bureaus. Possibly we shall obtain considerable information regarding the upper atmosphere 'thru such study, and this, too, of a nature which cannot be ob tained by present methods. In addition, such study may get us much data concerning the lower atmosphere, and thus assist and supplement our present methods. For the purposes of such measurement, the time signals which are sent out by such stations as Arlington may be received in various parts of the country and be carefully measured for intensity. DISCUSSION. Vice-President John Stone Stone: 'l'o The Institute of Radio Engineers I wish to state that I am honored by my election to the vice-presidency of that...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767454
  • 9781236767455