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2-21-17 Short Wave Magazine Added Jan 1961, Sept, Oct, Dec 1961, Jan 1960, Oct 1959
2-20-17 Popular Communications Added missing issues to complete 1995. They are marked in our preferred new manner with a  after the issue just added. Also added the missing 10 issues from 2003 and 2002
2-19-17 Record World Added 14 issues from 1971 to 1973.
2-18-17 Early Radio Annuals: Technical Added a section for miscellaneous annuals and special editions in the technical area from the early years of radio
2-17-17 Wireless World Added June 1924
2-16-17 Billboard Added a group of issues from 1941. These are very poor scans from a third party source, but they are legible and, of course, better than nothing. As we find better copies, these will be replaced. The issues are listed with an "i" after the date.
  Wireless World Added the 1957. 1958 and 1959 editions of the Wireless World Guide to Broadcasting stations. They contained Euripean medium and long wave stations and intenational short-wave listings.
  Electronics World Replaced all issues from 1966 with new scans; some of the issues were missing pages and the new ones should be complete.
  City and Program Guides Added several items to the section for city radio guides or station program guides. Die Súrung is a German program guide from 1938 with national and European program listings and a big dose of Natrional Socialist propaganda. "The Biggest Show on Earth", two copies of a 1939-1940 San Diego program guide and a copy of Radio Luxembourg's "Radio Weekly" from 1951, and, finally, a 1934 issue of "Radio 45" a French program listing magazine.
  Rado Guide Added September 5, 1942
  Teletronics Added a single issue of this Australian publication. It is Nov-Dec 1972
  Kagan Databook Added a new section for the Kagan Cable TV Financial Databook which is a cable industry "facts and figures" annual directory.
  Practical Electronics Added issue from April 1966
  Broadcasting Added the Jan 27, 1992 issue.
  Cash Box Added the November 16. 1996 issue, which is the last issue to be published.
  Wireless World Added May 1924 and September, 1940
  Popular Electronics Replaced the Oct 1954 premiere edition which was missing various pages. Thanks to Stu Vealey who provided the complete issue for scanning.
  Practical Wireless Added the "blueprint" for the Mini-Amp from the November, 1961 issue. It was placed just ahead of the back cover.
  Short Wave Magazine Added Jun, Nov, May,Mar, Apr, 1961. May, Jun, Jul, Sept, May 1944, Mar, 1946 Jul, 1937
2-15-18 Radio Retailing Added Apr, May, Jul, Nov 1946, Nov 1947, Mar, Jun, Jul, Sep, Dec 1959 and Oct 1951
2-12-17 Record World We continue adding more issues and replacing incomplete ones. Rather than listing them, the most recent additions are highlighted with 
2-10-17 Television Added Vol 1 No 2 of "Television" from 1928; this was a very short lived early TV publication and was a predecessor to the 1931 beginnings of "Television News", both from Hugo Gernsback. In addition, there is a collection of photographs from KFNF and, perhaps, KMA from the period, including a letter from Ronald Reagan celebrating SHenandoa's golden age of radio celebration.
  KFNF Album Added a booklet from KFNF in Shenandoah, IA, including program schedule and pictures of the station and the seed seller that owned it.
  Globe Circler Addedd several issues from 1937 of this early DXers magazine
  LPTV Publications Added a batch of miscellaneour LPTV publications in a single file.
2-9-17 Catalogs Added Machlett Cathode Press 1965 3rd edition
  Short Wave Magazine Added Mar & April, 1960
  Practical Wireless Added Nov 1942 and Nov 1944
  Audiocraft Added Feb 1958
  Bookshelf / Technical Added a set of 3 booklets from 1965 by CBS on color film processing.
  Telsen Raddiomag Added a new scan of No. 6 complete with the blueprint diagrams.
  Australian Publications Added the July 6, 1930 issue of Commercial Broadcasting.
2-8-17 Radio Logbooks Added the Lefax Radio Log from 1928 with post-FRC frequency assignments.
2-7-17 Record World Added 8 issues from 1969. They have a red "new" banner.
2-6-17 Short Wave Magazine Added 1959 Jun, Sept, Nov, Dec 1972 Jan
  Gernsback Collection Added "How to Become a Radio Service Man by" Martin  from 1935
  Radio Bookshelf: Early Radio Added Radio Builder's Manual from 1935 from Modern Mechanix
  NAB Documents Added a collection of papers presented at the 1966 NAB Convention
2-5-17 Channels Added 19 issues of Channels including 14 semi-monthly editions from May to December of 1990, Jul-Aug 1989, Jul-Aug 1987, Nar.Aor 1985, Sept 1986 and Nov 1986. All are courtesy of Sharon Strover.
  Bookshelf: Technical Added Zworykin and Morton's "Television; The Electronics of Image Transmission"
  Hitmakers 32 issues of this tip sheet from 1990 to 1995 were added. The magazine has airplay reports, charts and most interesting interviews with programmers and industry leaders.
  Radio News Special Editions Added the 1929 "1001 Radio Questions and Answers". It is listed at the bottom of the Radio News page.
  International Television & Video Almanac Added issues for 2000, 2001.
  Bookshelf: History Added "The Power Behid the Microphone" by Eckserley from 1941
  Station Books Added "Dial 1179; the 3KZ Story" from Melbourne
  Bookshelf: Commentary Added "Presidential Television" by Newton Minow, John Martin and Lee Mitchel. A commentary about America under the political influence of television.
  Television and Short-Wave World Added Jan 1937
2-4-17 Short Wave Magazine Added Feb, Mar 1971  Aug, Sep, Dec 1972  Mar, Apr 1973  1959 Jun, Sept
  Practical Wireless Added Sept, Oct, Dec of 1940 and Mar, May, June, July and August of 1941
  Science and Invention Added June 1925, June 1931 and April, 1927
  Practical Electronics Added November, 1966
  Popular Wireless Added four issues from 1923; they have the symbol next to them.
  Radio World Added additional issues from 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932 and 1933.
2-3-17 Record World Added Oct 24, Dec 5, Dec 12 1981; Feb 20, Feb 27 1982,
  Radio World Added issues from May to November 5 of 1932. Also added were missing issues from 1934 and 1935.  New additions are marked with 
2-2-17 Billboard Added August 4. and 11, 1958 and Jan 25, 1941
2-1-17 Short Wave Magazine Added April, 1979  and July, November and December 1974, March, 1980, Sept, 1972, May 1959
  Cash Box Added April to December (with just two issues missing) of 1965
  Bookshelf: Early Radio Technology Added Marchant's Wireless Telegraphy from 1914
  International Television & Video Almanac Added the editions from 1989 and 1999.
  Radio Doings Callbook Added a second issue from 1939
  Practical Wireless Added November 1979
1-30-16 "Television & Radio" annuals Added 1977 and 1980 editions of the IBA yearbooks of independent radio and TV stations.
  Bookshelf: History Added "The Magic Spark" by Walker from 1973; this is a history of radio in Australia.
1-29-17 Austrialia: Broadcasting & TV Annual Added the 1971 edition of this directory of radio, TV, agencies and suppliers.
  Ratings Books Added the October 1953 National Arbitron TV sweeps including ABC, NBC, CBS and duMont programming with hour by hour ratings, share, demos and cume.
  Hitmakers Added a new section for this LA based music tip sheet and programmers magazine, featuring good interviews with program directors and music industry "stars". There were about 1000 issues published. We have another 90 on the way but would love to have move in the collection. Help!
  Encyclopedia of
Electronics Circuits
Added Vol 1 to Vol 5 of Graf's multi-volum collection.
  RCA: Booklets Added a 1967 booklet-form History of RCA
1-28-17 Hobbyist Annuals &
Special Editions
Added many issues of the Popular Electronics "Electronic Experimenter's Handbook" and cleared up errors related to the Radio Now "Electronics Experimenter's Handbook" and a similarly named special edition series from Radio Electronics. Now each has its own section on the page. Please report any errors that remain so we can look for more of the missing issues. Changed or new issues appear in blue lettering.
  Radio World Added a collection of issues from 1930 to 1932, and they are highlighted in Blue with an arrow  next to them.
  Gernsback Library Added "Audio Measurements" by Norman Crowhurst from 1958
  Wireless Engineer Added the 12 issues from 1951
  Electronics Added February 1946
  Wireless / Wireless Weekly Added the November 13, 1926 issue of "Wireless". This publication, up to some time in 1926, was "Wireless Weekly" and was published in the UK.
  Telecast Added the issue from February 1950
  WSAN Radio at War Added the W.W. II "Radio at War" album from WSAN, Allentown, PA
  Popular Wireless Added March 10, 1923
  Record World Added Sept 30, 1978 and Dec 4 1976
1-27-17 Short Wave Magazine Added Mar and Jan 1975 and May and Mar 1974
  Billboard Added Jan 4, Jan 11 1941 and a complete issue of Feb 1, 1969 and May 17, 1986
  Practical Wireless Added Hykt 23, 1938
  Wisdom Magazine: Sarnoff Added an issue from 1958 with an extensive, 80-page profile of Gen. Sarnoff and the RCA company.
  Popular Wireless Added Mar 17 1923 and Aug 8 1923
  Practical Electronics Added 1980 April, 1981 May, 1968 Sept, 1968 July
1-26-17 Australian Radio & Television Added June 1948 and July-September, 1949. This is a fascinating magazine covering technology and radio and TV station programming and operations.
  Popular Wireless Added a set of "Datagram" cards from November and December of 1935
1-24-17 Billboard Added Sept 27 1941
  Wireless Magazine Added December 1935
1-23-17 Wireless Magazine Added May, June, July and October of 1935
  Record World Added 3 of the annual directory issues from 1969 to 1972 as well as
  Short Wave Magazine Added July and Nov 1973 and Jan and Aug of 1974
  Practical Electronics Added June 1980 and November 1981
  Modern Wireless Added October 1927
1-22-17 Television Radio Life Added Aug 10. 1951 of this Los Angeles TV and Radio Guide.which has many feature articles as well as radio and TV schedules.
  Radio Electronics Replaced the January 1955 issue which was missing pages with a new scan which is complete. This is also a reminder that we keep a list of items which are missing pages or otherwise defective and attempt to purchase or obtain replacements; while this may take years we review online sellers and bookstore listings constantly to this end.
  Television-Radio Age Added Jan 21, 1963
1-21-17 Hugo Gernsback Added the Auto Radio Service Manual #1 from 1933
  Billboard Added very low resolution and difficult to read scans of the issues from Jan 3, Jan 10, Jan 31 and Dec 26 of 1970. This makes, despite the lack in quality, those issues available for reasearch. These scans will be replaced if better copies become available.
Also added the supplement to the Sept 27, 1941 issue.
  Broadcast Engineering Added Nov of 1969
  Record World Added 25 issues from 1971 and 1972
  Practical Electronics Added three issues, from 1969, 1979 and 1990. They have a red arrow to indicate they are the newest addtions to the page. 
  Short Wave Magazine Added Dec 1958
  Modern Wireless Added August 1923
1-20-17 Cash Box Added 15 issues from Jan to Jul of Cash Box.
1-16-17 Modern Wireless Added December 1923 and January 1924. Also added two "tuning aids" called the Dial Diamonds and the Station Placer. They are in the left-hand column.
  Nielsen Metro Market Maps Added the 2016 MSA US Market Map pdf file.
  Guide to Broadcasting Stations Added third edition (1947) of this Wireless World listing of world radio stations.
  Gernsback Radio Service Manual Added Volume 4 from 1933-1934 couetesy of Vladimir Radionov
  National Radio Institute Added the 1937 Practical Electronics course with some later updates.
  RCA Institutes 1932 Home Study course was added.
  Broadcast Weekly Added March 9, 1930
1-13-17 Record World Added another batch of issues, this time mostly from 1977 with several from 1976, 1978 and 1980
  Cash Box Added single missing issues from 1958, 1959 and 1966 and 16 issues from 1966 (the first from that year). Also added 13 issues from July to September of 1987
1-12-17 Record World Added 95 new issues and replacements for incomplete editions (missing pages, charts, etc). As this page is being updated rapidly, we have placed a green pointer next to incomplete issues and an orange one next to currently incomplete issues which will be replaced with complete issues. Also, issues "in preparation" are listed in orange lettering, but are not yet available.
1-11-17 Wireless Magazine Added Mar & April 1926 and Mar & April 1935,
  Wireless World Added December 1924
  Everyday Practical Electronics Added 8 issues from the 1990's. Also known as EPE, this is a hard to find title and we'd love to get any old issue you may have taking up space in your garage, basement, attic or storage shed!
  Radio Daily Added Jan, Feb and Mar of 1938
  Cyclopedia of Applied Electricity Added Vol II to compl.ete this set of 7 (while the others are the 1912 edition, this one is the 1924 printing)
  World Radio Added issue from November 25, 1927. This is the oldest issue on the site.
  Gernsback Radio Service Assed Service Manual #5 from 1935
  Billboard Added Dec 26, 1936 and July 18, 1936 (I originally typed "1836" which was the year the USA made the fourth installment on the purchase of what would become California!)
  Broadcast Weekly Added 16 issues of "the leading radio guide of the Pacific Coast" from 1928, 1929 and 1930. They are underlined and marked with an arrow
  Sylvania Radio Log Added a 30's era radio log and station list
  Short Wave Magazine Added Jan 1980, Feb 1974, Aug, Oct, Nov, Dec 1960 and Apr, Jun, Nov 1958 and Sept, Nov 1957
1-9-17 DX Verifications Added a collection of  over 5,000 AM (medium wave) verifications of reception from the 1930s to the 1990's which were all obtained by Pennsylvania DXer Kermit Geary. They are searchable by call letters, city, slogan, frequency and more. This is a great way to see a tidbit of real stations from the past 80 years via their letterhead and correspondence. Even if you are not a DXer (your webmaster is one of those "geeks") they make a fun "memory lane" stroll. They can also be seen via "packets" from each state, Province and many nations.
  Radio Station Postcards Added 50 cards from stations in the US, Luxembourg, Andorra, Panamá and México.
1-8-17 Cash Box Added 44 issues from 1986 and 6 issues from 1967
1-7-16 RCA Engineer Added 28 issues from 1977 to 1986 courtesy of the family of Edward Nossen.
1-4-17 Billboard Added a variety of issues from 1936 and 1937
1-3-17 Cash Box Added 11 issues from the first quarter of 1965.
  NAB: Radio Reaches People The earliest "success Story" sales promotion on the site is this hardcover sales presentation booklet from the NAB showing the use of radio and presenting success stories by advertiser categories.
1-2-17 Gavin Report Added 62 isssues from 1988, 1989, 1990, 1995 and 1996. They are hilighted in red.
  Record World Added a symbol    to indicate issues that are missing charts or pages.
1-1-17 Radio Retailing Added the January 1925 and December 1926 issues.
  Wireless World Added November and October 1924
  Guide to Broadcasting Stations Added edition 5 from 1951 of this international station listing from Wireless World in the UK.
  Technical Bookshelf Added Application of Radio and Television Principles - 1955 
  Radio & Appliance Jouranal Added Sept 1946
  Short Wave Magazine Added July 1957; Feb and March 1972; Sept, 1974; June, 1991
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