Early Electronic Television
This is a report about the first television exhibition in Braunschweig,
Germany in the summer of 1938. An iconoscope camera made by Telefunken
was used, and the Fernseh AG DE6 and DE7 receivers were demonstrated.
Every visitor to the demonstration could seen her or himself in
television in an open-air-theatre. The television demonstration was on
the occasion of the opening of the second television transmitter on the
"Brocken", the highest mountain in the Harz mountains, and Braunschweig
would receive television from the "Brocken" transmitter with high
The television demonstration was from August 19th to September 4th, 1938
on the SA field in Braunschweig. The exhibition was at the "Ausstellung
100 Jahre Staatsbahn. Land zwischen Harz und Heide" (100th anniversary
of the State Railway in the country between Harz-mountains and Heathland).
Information and scans courtesy of Eckhard Etzold