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Aug 17 Motorola 16CK1 brochure
   
Aug 11 Surviving Early Color Set Database Summary updated: Motorola 19CT1 added
  Touched up photo or Western Empire State mechanical set by Jim Hawes
   
July 29 Surviving Early Color Set Database Summary updated: RCA CTC4 added
   
July 28 Midland prewar TV set
   
July 26 Fall Vintage Electronics Swapmeet - September 7
   
July 24 Farnsworth GV-260
   
July 22 More on our Farnsworth GV-260 prototype
   
July 19 Surviving Early Color Set Database Summary updated: Motorola 19CT1 added
  Surviving British Prewar Database Summary updated: HMV 901 (cabinet only) added
  Photos of Lawrence Chromatron from Bob Hodge
   
July 18 2018 ETF financial statement and tax return
   
July 9 Your Visit to the Early TV Museum
   
July 3 DuMont Duoscopic Brochure
   
June 27 Transvision 1947 letter to the Navy
   
June 19 Many new factory service manuals for RCA sets added
   
June 12 WBNS-TV Columbus, Ohio
   
June 11 Baird mechanical prototype
  Surviving Early Color Set Database Summary updated: Philco 22D5102 (TV-123) added
   
June 8 Baird 1946 large screen set
   
May 30 Richard Diehl's monoscope project progress
   
May 26 General Electric Frequency-Interlace color system (1950)
   
May 20 Drive-in Movies, new article by Richard Wirth
   
May 15 Zenith 15 inch color set display
   
May 13 General Electric Talaria
  Raytheon 15 inch color now working
   
May 12 Mechanical Database Summary updated: Unidentified scanning disk added
  General Electric field visits to CRT facilities
   
May 9 Convention report
  New acquisitions: GPL vidicon camera, Simpson FSM
   
May 8 TVX Broadcasting
   
Apr 18 M. L. Hayes
  Mechanical Database Summary updated: Jenkins 100 added
   
Mar 30 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Mar 22 Television Comes to Germany - Article by Richard Wirth
   
Mar 17 Diamond Power cameras and negative images
  Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Mar 16 Bob Grasso's replica CBS 12CC2
   
Mar 12 First pictures from the Diamond Power image dissector camera
   
Mar 11 Radio & Television News article about the Dage 50-A vidicon camera
   
Mar 7 Mechanical Database Summary updated: Jenkins Amateur Kit added
   
Mar 3 160 new CRTs for sale. Check the list
   
Feb 27 You could win a RCA CT-100 with good CRT. Buy Raffle Tickets Here
   
Feb 24 WAVE-TV, Louisville, Kentucky
  WHAS-TV, Louisville, Kentucky
   
Feb 23 RCA Service Company - postwar
  New York Times 1950 RCA advertising supplement
   
Feb 22 When Hollywood Declared War on Television - article by Richard Wirth
  Mrs. Philo T. Farnsworth - Memories
   
Feb 19 Steve McVoy and Cable Television
   
Feb17 H. R. Seelen, color picture tube developer
  Color TV, Conversion and Power Tubes
   
Feb 9 The Museum's YouTube channel
   
Feb 7 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Feb 4 NBC-TV Awaiting Coronation Signal
   
Jan 31 Registration now open for the 2019 ETF Convention
   
Jan 30 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 29 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 27 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 26 KRSC/KING Seattle
  Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 20 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 19 Milestone reached on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
  Television Firsts Surround the Crowning of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953
   
Jan 18 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
  Alexandra Palace tower under construction
   
Jan 15 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 14 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
  Electronics Article - April, 1954, about Dage portable sync generator (courtesy of George Lemaster)
   
Jan 12 Prewar Database Summary updated: Meissner 10-1153 kit in cabinet added
  Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 11 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
  Telicon magazine article
   
Jan 10 Thanks to all who donated to our end of year campaign. $3,140 was donated, which will be matched to generate $6,280 in income to the museum. We also added 30 new members, for a total of 121
   
Jan 8 Blab-Off
   
Jan 5 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 3 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Jan 1, 2019 Happy New Year!
  Added to our databases in 2018: 12 mechanical, 4 prewar, and 16 color
   
Dec 30 Televising from Helicopters and Airplanes
   
Dec 29 KING-TV remote programming
   
Dec 28 Donate to the museum before January 1 and your contribution will be matched dollar for dollar
  Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Dec 26 Surviving Mechanical Set Database Summary updated: Jenkins prismatic scanner added
   
Dec 23 A (Short) Broadcast History of the Tournament of Roses Parade - article by Richard Wirth
   
Dec 22 Speculation on the scanning frequencies of the Diamond Image Dissector Camera
   
Dec 20 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Dec 15 Prewar Database Summary updated: Marconi 705 added
  Audio clip announcing a TV show on WNBT from 1944 (courtesy of John Pinckney)
   
Dec 10 Report on the status of CRT rebuilding at the museum
   
Dec 9 Re-attaching the base to a CRT
   
Dec 6 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Dec 1 Progress on Diamond Image Dissector Camera restoration
   
Nov 27 WDTV, DuMont Network and The 1948 FCC “Freeze”
   
Nov 25 Time to renew your museum membership for 2019
   
Nov 24 Prewar Cossor 54 for sale ad posted previously is a scam
  Restoration started on Diamond Power Co. Image Dissector camera
   
Nov 19 New acquisition: Philco 50-T-1477
   
Nov 18 Western Visionette console model
   
Nov 16 Museum Videos by Arland Communications
   
Nov 13 Telefunken RFB/T2. First rectangular CRT (1938).
   
Nov 12 Good used 10BP4s and Predicta CRTs for sale
   
Nov 11 Mechanical Database Summary updated: Hollis Baird model 25/35 receiver added
   
Nov 10 YouTube videos of Richard Diehl's work with image dissector camera tubes
   
Nov 4 W6XYZ and KTLA photos from Don Kent
   
Nov 2 Barry Bennett's update on TK-41 restoration
  Television’s On Screen Graphics, new article by Richard Wirth
   
Oct 31 Diamond Power model 300 tecnical papers, schematic diagrams
   
Oct 29 Diamond Power model 300 Utilitscope camera
   
Oct 28 More pictures of the Farnsworth postwar prototype
   
Oct 22 Russian Iconoscope camera
  Russian flying spot scanner
   
Oct 21 German prewar database summary updated
  Russian commutator type scanner
   
Oct 17 Articles found by Marshall Wozniak about the Raytheon 15 inch color set
  British Television by Wire - early cable TV in England
   
Oct 15 Who sold the first NTSC color set page revised
   
Oct 14 Mechanical Database Summary updated: Home made scanning disk televisor added
   
Oct 6 Gerolf Poetschk's site (German mechanical and prewar) added
  British, German and European mechanical database updated
   
Oct 2 New contender for first NTSC color set sold to the public: Philharmonic.
  Convention dates corrected: May 3 - 5, not May 4-6
   
Oct 1 New classified ad section: Restoration and Technical Information
   
Sept 30 Color Database Summary updated: CBS 205 added
   
Sept 28 Watching Remote Baseball Games Live Before Television - article by Mark Schubin
   
Sept 26 Diamond ST-2 vidicon camera
  Bell Labs mirror screws
   
Sept 25 Complete Jenkins Instruction Book - assembly of the JK-20 receiver kit
   
Sept 24 Mechanical Database Summary updated: GE Octagon, Hollis Baird RK-1 and R-400, Western Visionette added
   
Sept 22 ETF Board of Directors meeting minutes - August 13, 2018
   
Sept 18 ATI Curriculum for the Degree Bachelor of Science in Television Engineering
   
Sept 17 Jenkins Instruction Book
   
Sept 16 Pye 838
  BBC 1939 audience survery letter
  Jenkins JK-20
   
Sept 7 Reminder - Fall Swapmeet is Tomorrow
   
Sept 6 Ad for Westinghouse 19 inch color set in the Pittsburgh Press
  Surviving Early Color Database Summary updated: Westinghouse H840CK15 added
   
Sept 2 General Electric wired remote
   
Aug 30 Mysteries at the Museum features the Early Television Museum
   
Aug 29 Color TV in Milwaukee - 1954
  Television in Milwaukee
   
Aug 26 Mechanical Database Summary updated: Jenkins 100 added
   
Aug 25 Audio clip of Franklin Roosevelt from 1944, in which he mentions television
   
Aug 23 Our parking lot has been repaired
   
Aug 14 Peter Scott's Emitron web pages
  Peter Scott's Prewar Television web pages
  Peter Scott's 1936 Olympics web pages
   
Aug 12 CBS and New York’s Grand Central Terminal - an article by Richard Wirth
  General Electric Single Tube Color Camera
   
Aug 11 Motion Pictures by Ether Waves - 1925 article
   
Aug 10 ETF Annual Meeting minutes, May 6, 2018
   
Aug 8 RCA TRK-12 for sale in Classifieds
  More information on our Motorola 16CK1
  Details for September 8 Fall Swapmeet
   
Aug 5 Museum audio tours
   
Aug 3 NTSC color work at the CBS color studio (courtesy of Wayne Bretl)
  Color Database Summary updated: Sylvania 451 added
   
Aug 2 Fall Swapmeet with be September 8. Details to follow.
  New acquisition: Motorola 16CK1
  Color Database Summary updated: Motorola 16CK1, Motorola 19CK2 and Westinghouse 890CKU19 added.