E.B. Kurtz adjusting telecasting equipment, The University of Iowa, 1930s

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Title

E.B. Kurtz adjusting telecasting equipment, The University of Iowa, 1930s

Subject

Television broadcasting; Motion picture devices

Television -- Equipment and supplies; Television -- Repairing

Kurtz, Edwin Bernard, 1894-

W9XK-TV (Television station: Iowa City, Iowa); University of Iowa

United States -- Iowa -- Iowa City

1930-1940

Description

An over-all view of W9XK's telecasting equipment, showing scanning unit (at left) and amplifier-monitor panel. Handles on scanner are used to direct scanning beam on object in studio on other side of the wall. Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Electrical Engineering Department, is shown adjusting the quality of the outgoing signal. At far left, in the studio, is the call-letters sign identifying W9XK which was used at the beginning and end of each broadcast.

Publisher

University of Iowa. University Archives

Date

1930/1939

2008-05-15

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this digital object. Commercial use or distribution of the object is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder.

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