[Reber in 1988]
Reber in 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1912]
Reber in 1912. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986]
Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986. (Image courtesy "The Mercury", Hobart, Tasmania)



[Reber's antenna in Wheaton, IL]
Reber's antenna in Wheaton IL. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber chart recordings 1943]
Reber chart recordings, 1943. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1970]
Reber in 1970. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960]
Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984]
Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950]
Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope crank in Green Bank, 1988]
Reber at the Reber telscope crank in Green Bank, 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at receiver]
Reber at his receiver. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995]
Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969]
Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969. (Image courtesy of John Kraus estate)



[Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952]
Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1937]
Reber in 1937. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1988 at OSU]
Reber lectures at Ohio State Univ., Feb. 1988. (Photo by John Kraus, courtesy of John Kraus estate.)



[Reber receiving 1931 ham radio award]
Reber (far right) receiving ham radio award, December 1931. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995]
Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber with Big Ear at OSU, 1962]
Reber at "Big Ear," Ohio State's radio telescope, 1962. (Image courtesy of Kraus estate)



[Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania]
Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber pulling wire]
Reber pulling wire in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber in his electric car]
Reber in his electric car, Pixie. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)






NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Papers of Grote Reber: Item listing

Dennistoun Antenna Installation


ItemTypePhotograph
TitleDennistoun Array
Photo CreditCourtesy of John Kraus Estate
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's 2.1 MHz radio telescope, 1.1 km in diameter, Dennistoun, Tasmania, Australia
NotesThis photo, from the Papers of John Daniel Kraus, is a composite photo sent by Grote Reber to Kraus, who used it in his book, Radio Astronomy (2nd ed., 1986). Reber probably took the photograph himself.
 

Subjectpoles
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date9/21/1960
End Date3/14/1961
NotesGR's notes about strength of poles, wind pressure
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

SubjectGR's personal survey of land
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date2/27/1961
End Date4/3/1961
NotesNotes
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectpreparation of poles
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date3/1/1961
End Date5/3/1961
NotesCorrespondence concerning purchase of poles and preparation before installation; CSIRO Forest Products Newsletter July 1963
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectprints of surveys completed at Bothwell: observations for azimuth, distances, levels
TitleSite preparation
Start Date3/14/1961
NotesCorrespondence, notes
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectroads, ramps, gates, costs
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date3/14/1961
End Date4/2/1962
NotesIncludes receipts, work orders
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectlicense and surveying costs
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date3/20/1961
End Date10/20/1961
NotesIncludes correspondence, notes, receipts
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectgeological survey map
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date5/17/1961
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectpoles
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date10/2/1961
End Date9/8/1963
NotesCopy of agreement with contractor to cut & deliver poles; correspondence; receipt; classified ads for telephone type poles; GR's notes about type of wood he used/should have used
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectdigging
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date12/8/1961
End Date3/1962
NotesCorrespondence, notes, contract, receipts
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectdistance of water/gravel/sandy clay/sandstone below ground level
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date1/19/1962
End Date2/25/1962
NotesGR's notes and graphs
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectcompleted radio astronomy installation
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date5/3/1962
End Date8/23/1962
NotesReceipts; correspondence; final, signed contract of completion
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectearly copy of agreement between contractor & GR with corrections
TitleSite preparation
Start Date12/1962
NotesGR's pencilled note: "4 Jan 63 Walker (morning) & Monaghan (afternoon) stopped by to see who got the job"
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectspecification and tender for burying anchor logs and setting posts
TitleSite Preparation
Start Date12/17/1963
NotesCorrespondence; labor costs; details of installation of logs and posts
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Site Preparation]

Subjectthermolater; gas lamps
TitleControl building
Start Date10/2/1961
End Date12/4/1961
NotesCorrespondence; receipts; information and brochures about thermolaters and gas lamps
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Control building]

Subjectgas heater; thermolater; plywood; pipes; various supplies
TitleControl building
Start Date10/18/1961
End Date3/2/1962
NotesCorrespondence; receipts
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Control building]

Subjectvinyl floor covering
TitleControl building
Start Date12/13/1961
NotesCorrespondence regarding verbal price quote for installing vinyl floor covering
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Control building]

Subjectflue pipes and fittings
TitleControl building
Start Date10/26/1962
End Date11/22/1962
NotesGR's notes; receipts; schematic drawings of pipes and fittings; price listfor concrete and steel
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Control building]

Subjectblueprints of building
TitleControl building
NotesUndated
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Control building]

Subjectconstruction information
TitleArray construction
Start Date5/1961
End Date11/21/1966
NotesCorrespondence, notes, diagrams
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectpole line hardware, including: anchor pieces, bolts, pins, tubes, yokes, shackles, bakelite sheets, pulley wheels, guides, stay rods, braces, leavers, hangers, logs, links, guard rings
TitleArray construction
Start Date5/18/1961
End Date5/13/1962
NotesCorrespondence; receipts
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjecttubing
TitleArray construction
Start Date9/22/1961
End Date6/12/1962
NotesCorrespondence regarding tubing price, amount, shipment
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectrubber gaskets
TitleArray construction
Start Date9/28/1961
End Date11/22/1961
NotesCorrespondence regarding gasket price, amount, shipment; GR's notes
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectaluminum sheets
TitleArray construction
Start Date10/3/1961
End Date2/23/1962
NotesCorrespondence regarding aluminum sheets price, amount, shipment; GR's notes
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectmetal boxes; supplies
TitleArray construction
Start Date11/16/1961
End Date11/24/1961
NotesCorrespondence; drawings of metal boxes, clamps, bands; GR's notes
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjecthardboard discs
TitleArray construction
Start Date11/28/1961
NotesCorrespondence regrding size and price of hardboard discs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectdrills, circular saw blade; solder lugs; insulite
TitleArray construction
Start Date3/23/1962
End Date5/2/1962
NotesReceipts; GR's notes; Permali densified wood brochure
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectsteel and wood portable platform for back of tractor
TitleArray construction
Start Date5/1/1963
NotesCorrespondence, notes, diagrams
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectcapacity of porcelain bushings
TitleArray construction
Start Date12/31/1963
NotesGR's notes
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectdrawing of slider
TitleArray construction
NotesUndated
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

SubjectPlastacoat 33
TitleArray construction
NotesUndated; Plastacoat 33 Acid Reisisting Paint brochure
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Array construction]

Subjectphase shifters
TitleTransmission lines
Start Date2/4/1961
End Date3/26/1961
NotesNotes, diagrams, drawings
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjectcrossarms, trusses
TitleTransmission lines
Start Date2/11/1961
End Date6/18/1961
NotesGR's notes and drawings of crossarms, trusses, feed system
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjectwires, rods
TitleTransmission lines
Start Date3/19/1961
End Date3/1/1962
NotesNotes, diagrams, drawings
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjecteast/west lines; crossarm layout
TitleTransmission lines
Start Date5/7/1961
End Date5/8/1961
NotesNotes, diagrams, drawings
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjectcounterweight; fenceposts; clamps
TitleTransmission lines
Start Date5/9/1961
End Date6/2/1961
NotesNotes, diagrams, drawings
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjectpoles, posts, anchors
TitleTransmission lines
Start Date7/26/1961
End Date9/28/1961
NotesCorrespondence; poles, posts, anchors; stay wire
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjectpoles, posts, trusses
TitleTransmission lines
NotesUndated; diagrams of poles, posts, trusses
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Transmission lines]

Subjectstub line between poles H8 and H9
TitleStub line
Start Date12/9/1964
End Date4/14/1965
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Stub line]

Subjectdownlead, horizontal and vertical lines
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date5/2/1962
End Date5/30/1964
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectmanufacture of 200 coils
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date6/12/1962
NotesCorrespondence, notes
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectantenna reactance compensators
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date10/9/1962
End Date11/19/1962
NotesCorrespondence, notes, diagrams
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectobservational data: coils
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date5/4/1963
End Date4/12/1964
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectantenna oscillators
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date10/23/1963
End Date11/6/1963
NotesNotes, graphs, charts
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectpoles/megacycles
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date2/29/1964
End Date3/18/1964
NotesCharts
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectantenna couplers
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date3/30/1964
End Date4/26/1964
NotesNotes, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectseries load performance
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date4/1/1964
End Date4/22/1964
NotesNotes, graphs, charts
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectantenna characteristics
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date4/2/1964
End Date4/29/1964
NotesNotes, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectfrequency allocations; array design; duplex receiver input system
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date4/21/1964
End Date5/25/1964
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectantenna testing
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date5/19/1964
End Date9/2/1964
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectantenna tests and performance
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date6/5/1964
End Date9/12/1964
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjecttransmission line characteristics
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date1/9/1965
End Date8/11/1965
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectcharacteristics of tuner box, antenna,
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date1/23/1965
End Date3/27/1965
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectpole H8
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date3/10/1965
End Date4/10/1965
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

Subjectbeam N24
TitleAntenna performance and design
Start Date8/28/1965
NotesChart
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Antenna performance and design]

SubjectI.F. stage; voltage indications; filter output; oscillations
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date4/17/1955
End Date12/14/1962
NotesGR wrote "obsolete data" on many papers
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subject"Radio and Radar Technique" by A. T. Starr
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date6/3/1955
NotesGR's notes from this article; calls it "a lot of baloney"
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjectdiagram
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date3/16/1959
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjectoutput; I.F. amplifier performance; transformers; mixer performance
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date1/4/1962
End Date1/11/1963
NotesNotes
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjectoscillator coil and performance; frequency callibration
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date5/22/1962
End Date2/6/1963
NotesNotes, graphs, charts; GR wrote "obsolete data" on many papers
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

SubjectI.F. stages performance; filter output coupler performance; converter performance
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date1/3/1963
End Date1/31/1963
NotesNotes, charts
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

SubjectI.F. chassis; antenna relay; test of regulator on mixercircuit of R.F. amplifiertest of regulation; voltage regulator performance
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date1/10/1963
End Date1/22/1963
NotesNotes, diagrams, charts
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjectcalibration of meter for reading vibrator voltage
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date6/18/1963
End Date7/1/1963
NotesNotes
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjecttriumph tester Model 333
TitleElectronic equipment
Start Date11/12/1964
NotesDiagram with notes
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjectdischarge of four 20AH cells
TitleElectronic equipment
Start DateMay-65
NotesChart
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Electronic equipment]

Subjectamplifier tests and performance
TitleD. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries
Start Date4/7/1953
End Date7/12/1956
NotesNotes, charts, diagrams, graphs
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder D. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries]

Subjectcircuit drawing and D.C. amplifier performance
TitleD. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries
Start Date5/23/1956
End Date1/29/1963
NotesDrawings, notes
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder D. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries]

Subjectinformation from High Altitude Observatory
TitleD. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries
Start Date9/9/1960
NotesCorrespondence; Solar Research Memo no.57- "Radio Equipment for Detecting Solar Flares;" "Solar-Flare Detection for IGY" by Robert H. Lee
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder D. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries]

Subjectbattery charger
TitleD. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries
Start Date12/20/1962
End Date2/7/1963
NotesNotes, drawings
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder D. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries]

Subjectdrawings, mathematical calculations
TitleD. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries
Start Date2/18/1963
End Date10/16/1964
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder D. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries]

Subjectsprockets and chain
TitleD. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries
Start Date6/7/1963
NotesInformation on purchase
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder D. C. Amplifier and Battery Charger and Batteries]

Subjectlines, crossarms, posts
TitleMiscellaneous Notes and Papers
Start Date2/8/1962
End Date7/25/1962
NotesNotes, diagrams, instruction booklets - kept in same order GR kept
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 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Miscellaneous Notes and Papers]

Subjectenlarged array
TitleEnlarged Array
Start Date8/24/1960
End Date12/23/1964
NotesNotes, brochures, correspondence, receipts, land survey, journal cut, diagrams
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 8A Box 49 Folder Enlarged Array]

TitlePoles and Crossarms
Start Date3/12/1971
End Date10/29/1974
Notes1 folder. Correspondence between Grote and various suppliers
 []

TitleDesign Details for Feed Lines of 1mc Array
Start Date5/11/1972
End Date2/28/1975
Notes1 folder. Collection of notes, graphs, and drawings relating to the Dennistoun poles
 []

TitleDelay Lines and Beam Forming
Start Date12/8/1968
End Date11/4/1970
NotesI folder. Notes, data, drawings, photos
 []

TitleJournal Notes
Start Date1973
End Date1986
Notes1 folder. Dated notes, calculations, data related to his visits and findings at Dennistoun
 []

TitleProposed 1mc Array
Start Date8/23/1968
End Date4/13/1972
Notes1 folder. Notes, calculations, contracts, and drawings related to the array at Bothwell.
 []

Title1mc Tuner Boxes and Antenna Loading Coils
Start Date12/4/1972
End Date10/30/1972
Notes1 folder. Notes, calculations, and graphs
 []

TitleDelay Lines Performance
Start Date2/15/1970
End Date6/8/1971
Notes1 folder. Notes, calculations, and graphs relating to the R.F. amplifier 900 to 1,200 KC at end of line makings delay lines
 []

TitleRecorders and Drivers
Start Date9/5/1968
End Date8/27/1971
Notes1 folder. Notes, correspondence, and charts
 []

TitleD. C. Amplifier
Start Date1/30/1969
End Date6/24/1987
Notes1 folder. Notes, calculations, data
 []

TitleI. F. Amplifier
Start Date2/18/1969
End Date9/91974
Notes1 folder. Notes, calculations, data, and correspondence relating to the I. F. amplifier and the 25KC filter
 []

TitleMixer
Start Date3/8/1969
End Date10/31/1970
Notes1 folder. Notes and data relating to testing of the mixer
 []

TitleTuned Radio Frequency Amplifier
Start Date12/30/1968
End Date6/29/1974
Notes1 folder. Notes, data, and correspondence
 []

TitleRehabilitated Hut
Start Date4/30/1984
End Date8/14/1984
Notes1 folder. Notes, drawings, receipts, correspondence
 []

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