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Reprint of newspaper report on television broadcast demonstration, The University of Iowa, March 3, 1933
Daily Iowan account of the March 3, 1933 public demonstration of television.
View of television transmitter for W9XK. Transmitter operated on 2050 kilocycles or a wave length of 146 meters. Pictured at left is Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Electrical Engineering Department, holding a transmitter tube, and J.L. Potter,…
Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of Electrical Engineering Department, points to a chart during his illustrated talk as part of W9XK's inaugural combined broadcast with radio station WSUI, Jan. 25, 1933.
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…
Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Dept. of Electrical engineering, looking through a bank of ten photoelectric cells mounted in frame for use at W9XK studio, 1933.
E.B. Kurtz tuning a television receiving set at W9XK television station, The University of Iowa, ca. 1933
Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, adjusting a television receiving set manufactured by Echophone Company. Echophone manufactured sets that were capable of receiving the W9XK signal.
Report on newly-licensed W9XUI, broadcasting on VHF television band.
Includes description of programming currently offered.
Prof. E.B. Kurtz, head of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering. He, along with radio station WSUI manager Carl Menzer, were largely responsible for the development of experimental television broadcasting during the 1930's at UI.