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Atlantic Colours By Joseph B L'Episcopo Jr
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The third and final volume in the White Star Line 'What if..?' saga. It is July, 1940 and the maritime world is preparing to celebrate one-hundred years of scheduled steam navigation. A trade group... More > styling itself the Atlantic Transport Alliance has organized an amazing multi-ship crossing of passenger vessels. This 'Grand Convoy' will include the new BRITANNIA of Cunard Line, as well as all three of White Star's super-ships; OCEANIC, HOMERIC and HEROIC. Other firms, large and small, will also participate. Despite instructions to the contrary, the volatile Robert Holloway, captain of United American Line's revolutionary YANKEE CLIPPER, on her maiden voyage, is determined to make the crossing less of a procession and more of a race. At its conclusion, the ATA will bestow a token of recognition upon one member of this remarkable flotilla. The world is watching to see what ship and captain will claim the new symbol of supremacy on the high-seas; a banner to be known as the ATLANTIC COLOURS.< Less
Ten Patents from Radio History By David Kraeuter
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For each of ten patents from radio history, a background essay is given, with a reproduction of the patent specification and a list of sources for further information. Includes Heaviside's coaxial... More > cable, Edison's electrical indicator, Lodge's tuning patent, Fessenden's heterodyne, Marconi's radio telegraphy, Fleming's diode, de Forest's triode, Conrad's Aeriola Junior and Armstrong's superheterodyne and FM patents.< Less
UNNATURAL SELECTION By Ed Wode
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Unnatural Selection deals with evolutionary parallel universes of culture, games, language, Gods, economics, music and a new way of making love. It is the ultimate game of the sexes. The battlefield... More > is the new corporate owned world composed of corporate countries. The workers are terrorists for God. Corporate headquarters is a giant working metronome. God Zimmer is president/dictator of Evolutionland, Inc. Justina Wane, Agent 0069, is his top agent. Agent 666,Dr. Angelo Marconi, is her psychiatrist/lover/deadly rival in the "game."< Less
UNNATURAL SELECTION By Ed Wode
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Unnatural Selection deals with evolutionary parallel universes of culture, games, language, Gods, economics, music and a new way of making love. It is the ultimate game of the sexes. The battlefield... More > is the new corporate owned world composed of corporate countries. The workers are terrorists for God. Corporate headquarters is a giant working metronome. God Zimmer is president/dictator of Evolutionland, Inc. Justina Wane, Agent 0069, is his top agent. Agent 666,Dr. Angelo Marconi, is her psychiatrist/lover/deadly rival in the "game."< Less
Charles Bovill By Bernard O'Connor
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Charles Bovill, after leaving Bedford School in the 1920s, studied radio communication in France, worked for Marconi, was transferred to Air Ministry during World War Two and helped with... More > ground-to-air radio communications for the TOP SECRET Special Duties Squadrons at RAF Tempsford in Bedfordshire. Introduced after the war as ‘Q’, the gadget quartermaster in Ian Fleming’s James Bond books, Charles was well-known for his electronic counter surveillance technology.< Less
Charles Bovill By Bernard O'Connor
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Charles Bovill, after leaving Bedford School in the 1920s, studied radio communication in France, worked for Marconi, was transferred to Air Ministry during World War Two and helped with... More > ground-to-air radio communications for the TOP SECRET Special Duties Squadrons at RAF Tempsford in Bedfordshire. Introduced after the war as ‘Q’, the gadget quartermaster in Ian Fleming’s James Bond books, Charles was well-known for his electronic counter surveillance technology.< Less
Spinning Discs, Mirrors and Electrons By Douglas Grant & Robert Forster
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An entertaining history of the technical evolution of the medium of television, commencing with the groundwork by such people as Berzelius, Nipkow, and Braun, consolidated by the likes of John Logie... More > Baird, Jenkins, Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir Zworykin, and implemented in the UK by Marconi-EMI and the BBC, in the USA by RCA and NBC, and in Germany by the Reichpostministerium, and many more,. “Spinning Discs, Mirrors and Electrons” examines the incredible array of apparatus devised for mechanical television, the transition to wholly electronic television, and concludes as if the wheel had turned full circle, with the development of a seamless television recording system, again utilising a mechanical process – videotape!< Less
Spinning Discs, Mirrors and Electrons By Douglas Grant & Robert Forster
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An entertaining history of the technical evolution of the medium of television, commencing with the groundwork by such people as Berzelius, Nipkow, and Braun, consolidated by the likes of John... More > Logie Baird, Jenkins, Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir Zworykin, and implemented in the UK by Marconi-EMI and the BBC, in the USA by RCA and NBC, and in Germany by the Reichpostministerium, and many more,. “Spinning Discs, Mirrors and Electrons” examines the incredible array of apparatus devised for mechanical television, the transition to wholly electronic television, and concludes as if the wheel had turned full circle, with the development of a seamless television recording system, again utilising a mechanical process – videotape!< Less
Patent Log: Innovative Patents that Advanced the United States Navy By Douglas E. Campbell & Stephen J. Chant
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Here are some 80+ patents that had an influence on the growth of the U.S. Navy – be it on, above or below the surface of the water. Each chapter is focused on important patents that shaped the... More > growth of the Navy, be it in communications, navigation, surveillance, the ship’s structure itself, weaponry, medical and life-saving, administration and miscellaneous. When we began researching the patents, the first few came easy – inventors like Edison, Bell, Burroughs, Seversky, Marconi, Morse, the Wright Brothers, Curtiss, Goodyear, Cousteau, Grumman, etc., easily made the first cut. Other inventors were harder to find yet their contribution to the advancement of the Navy was nonetheless important. One example would be the patented process of dive-bombing on enemy vessels using submarine torpedoes – patented in 1912! Another would be the catapult for launching aircraft off ships, patented in 1928.< Less
Hawker Hunter & Thumrait Thuggies in Oman By David J. Griffin
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A brief illustrated history of the Hawker Hunter in the service of the Sultanate of Oman between 1975 and 1993 and with the crews who operated and maintained the aircraft, the 'Thumrait Thuggies'. ... More > It details the work lives and social life of the westerners that served at Thumrait to take an Air Force from simple beginning to one that is now internationally respected and recognised. The Hawker Hunter entered service with SOAF as it then was in 1975 and it arrived at a good time. It would continue in service alongside the Sepecat Jaguar at Thumrait until 1993 when it was finally retired and replaced with Hawk aircraft and the Jaguars replaced with the F-16. The contribution to SOAF/RAFO over the years by Airworks, Marconi, Electroman, Plessey and the other contracters has been invaluable. Hopefully, this compilation of information and photos will help some to remember, and others to understand the life we led.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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