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May 25 Sounds UK Added May 11 1985
  Radio World Added the 2018 Source Book issue
  Wireless World UK Added complete-with-covers-and-adds July 1937 as well as the July to December index for that year.
  Modern Era Collection Added the
  WOR New York
Transmitter Maintenance
Added more of the WOR early 50's transmitter maintenance documentation. Unless you are in your 90's, you will be amazed about finding manuals for water pumps and water coolers (all a part of the water cooling of the transmitter tubes), oil circuit breakers and a variety of tools and implements that today's equipment does not need or require.
Operating Manual 11-12, Operating Manual 13 and Operating Manual 15 are in this batch.
  Broadcast Equipment Suppliers Added 14 catalogs from Allied Broadcast /Allied Harris, Allied Satellite, Broadcast Supply West, BSW, Broadcaster's General Store, DigiKey, Jameco, and Lauderdale Electronics Lab
  Radio Only Added 24 issues of Jerry Del Colliano's Radio Only, starting with issue #1 from April 1982
May 24 Station Booklets and Albums Added the 1940 station tour of KFEL in Denver, Colorado. For many years from 1961 on, this was Cecil Heftel's KIMN.
  Nostalgia Digest Added 1983 to 2005 issues of this contemporary nostalgia publication dealing with early radio and entertainment.. The entire collection is searchable, too.
  Sounds UK Added one issue each from 1978, 1983 and 1985
  Wireless World UK Added complete (cover, ads) issues from April, May and June of 1937
 May 23  IRE Proceedings Added the January 1961 edition "Special Issue on Computers" which is almost 600 pages thick!
  Audio Magazine Added the 1959-1960 special edition "Tape Recorder Directory"
  Sellmeyer Collection
(Manuals and Books)
Added Harris-Platinum-RF-Amplifier-Manuals-1993
Added Harris-Platinum-Support-Theory-of-Quarter-wavelength-Hybrid
Added Harris-FM-25K-Service-Supplement-1993
Added Harris-Platinum-TV-Group-Delay-And-Active-Allpass-Filters
Added Harris-Platinum-Support-TBV-Transmitters
Added Harris-Platinum-Series-Television-Transmitters-Manual-1995
Added Harris-FM-25K-Technical-Manual-1983
Added Harris-HX-1V_Television-Exciter-Manual-1991
Added Harris-MX-15-FM-Exciter-Manual-1983
  Electronics Added  December 4, 1959 issue
  Graybar Catalogs Added the Spring 1956 Condensed Catalog
May 21 Stewart Warner Announcer Added a new page for the Stewart Warner Announcer, a dealer publication by the manufacturer of radio sets. Added one issue from 1926.
  IRC Servicer Added the November 1933 edition of this publication from the International Resistence Company.
  Pro Audio Review Added March and August of 2006
May 20 R&R
Radio & Records
Replaced the15th, 20th, 25th and 30th  anniversary issues with better scans in more compact files.
  Broadcasting Magazine Replaced the 1981 October 12 50th Anniversary issue with an improved copy.
  Radio Trade Builder Added the September 1938 issue of this Canadian radio set retailer magazine. Full of ads for Canadian and US set makers and full list of available set specifications.
  RCA In the Groove Added the December 1947 issue of this RCA promotional magazine covering its records and artists.
Electronic Industries
Added August 1963 and December 1965
We are now only missing 5 issues from the 1942 to 1965 run of this publication.
  Early Radio Programs Added the 1936 Lum and Abner's Family Almanac and Helpful Hints from this NBC Blue Network show's stars ..
  Sellmeyer Collection Added the Harris HV-1X TV Exciter manual from 1995
Added the Harris Platinum TV "Training Only" manual from 1995
Added the Gates Catalog #99 from 1971
Added the Gates M6588 FM Frequency Monitor manual (undated)
Added Tectronix Sideband Analysis for TV 1974
Added Tectronix Television Operational Measurements from 1987
Added Tectronix Operational Measurements for Television from 1976
  Early Radio Catalogs and Literature Added Crosley Receiver Model 124
Added Grunow Radio Models 670 671 1931
Added Grunow receiver Sales Magazine
Added Ray o Vac Radio Trouble Finder 1923
Added Servicing Hints  from Sylvania
Added Shieldplate Shielded Grid SP 122
Added Stewart Warner Radio Around the Clock 1925
  Radio Age
Mid Atlantic Antique Radio Club
Added July and May 2005
Crosley Broadcaster
Crosley Radio Weekly
Added the September 1 1928 issue
May 18 Wireless World UK Added complete copies of the January and February 1937 issues and the 1937 January to June index.
  Hi-Fi News UK Added over 50 issues from 2005 to 2008
  Sounds Added our first three issues of Sounds, a UK pop and rock magazine from 1970 to 1992
  Early Radio Assorted Added the 1923 Ray-O-Vac Trouble Finder. It includes an early station list. Also added to Radio Logbook page
  Graybar Catalogs Added the 1953 Electricians Tools catalog.
  BM/ E (Broadcast Management / Engineering) Added March 1988 issue. as we try to find the few remaining missing issues.
May 17 AGL (Above Ground Level) Added 65 issues between 2005 and 2015 of this magazine which covers cellular and communications towers and antenna locations.
May 16 Modern Era Collection Added the Mutual Broadcasting System's set of maps for each AM frequency showing the day and night patterns and power for every station in the US, Canada, Mexico and other NARBA nations.
This is our first project on our new wide scanner (up to 36" wide documents.
  Electronics Today Canada Added March 1988
May 15 Early Radio Catalogs Added Crosley Brochure  1938
Added Howard Radio Brochure 1938
Added Gunrow Brochure and Radio Log 1938
Added Gunrow Teledial  5U & 5 P Instructions
  Record World Added the "Record World Buyer's Guide" from October 1979. This was a consumer version of the magazine intend to be distributed to buyers at record stores.
  Continental Manuals Added the Training Manual for the 802-B 50 kw AM transmitter form 1980
  Jampro Catalogs Added the 2015 Rigid Transmission Line catalog
  Australia: Miscellaneous Added our first issue of Australian Electronics Monthly from November 1988
  Downbeat Added March 22 1983 issue
  Station Albums and Booklets Added a brochure from KGBZ in York, Nebraska "The Swine and Poultry Station".
  Crosley Broadcaster
Crosley Radio Weekly
Added a new section with 55 issues of this magazine from the makers of Crosley radios and the operator of WLW in Cincinnati.
  Radio Logs and Lists Added the 1938 Gunrow station logbook and equipment brochure. Included an international list as well.
  Early Radio Assorted Added Hygrade Sylvania Service Hints from 1933.
  Early Radio Programming Added The New World of Radio Entertainment from 1934 with articles about world-wide radio listening.
  Radio Retailing Added the 1937 Radio Retailing "Tricks of the Trade" special edition of tips for repairing radio receivers.
  Modern Radio Added July and November 1932 issues from this short-lived technical magazine for more advanced hobbyists.
  Canada: Miscellaneous Added the 2001 edition of Bowden's Media Monitoring directory of all radio stations in Canada. Includes CBS Low Power stations and full list of staff and facilities of all stations.
  Practical Wireless UK Added complete and better copies of September, October, November and December of 1939
May 11 Wireless World Added missing index pages from 1951-1959 as well as 1946
  Sound & Communications Added over90 issues from the 80's and 90's
  ARRL Handbooks Added the 1939 handbook.
  Graybar Catalogs Added Catalog 106 from 1967
  Amateur  Wireless UK Addled February 20 and 27, 1932
  Machlett Cathode Press Added Fall 1952 and December 1965
May 10 Communicator
Tichenor Media
Added three Christmas greeting photo album cards from Tichenor Media Systems dating in the 50's, 50's and 1966.
  Elektor Added October 1978 supplement "Semiconductors".
  WOR New York
Transmitter Maintenance
Add four large books that detail the regular maintenance and logging procedures for 50kw AM station WOR in New York in the early 1950's.
  Rider Television Manuals Added Volume 6 and Volume 12 of the huge Rider Television manuals. Each is around 1000 pages and they were printed on large format paper. Each book is over 100mb.
May 8 Broadcasting Yearbook Added the 1984 Cable Section. In the past, we had not included the cable section to save server space, but we will slowly be adding these sections in the future if there is interest.
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added 6 issues from 1932. They are underlined.
  Sound & Communications Added 28 issues of this commercial venue audio magazine. They are from the 1980's and 1990's
  RCA Books Added the 1949 RCA Power  & Gas Tubes book.
  Lafayette Catalogs Added the 1939 Lafayette camera division catalog.
  Home Study Courses Added the Australian Radio& TV home study course (undated). Complete, 776 pages.
The approximate date of this material is around 1938 to 1939.
May 7 Disc UK Added August 12, 1972
  Pro Audio Review Added December 2006 issue
  Rider Television Manuals Added set 14 of the TV manual collection from Rider... over 1100 pages of schematics.
  Station Albums Added a small brochure from  KFAB, Omaha, with news about their change to 1110 "on your dial"
Added a brochure for Hugo Gernsback's WRNY in New York City
Added the 1947 "Going Forward with Radio" booklet from WSGN in Birmingham, AL.
  Graybar Catalogs Added the Spring 1954 Condensed Catalog
  Broadcast Management / Engineering Added February 1988
  Hobbies UK Added March 25 1959
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added January 9 1932
May 5 Station Albums Added two albums from WMAR-TV in Baltimore. One is its 4th anniversary booklet, the other is a station program guide with many articles about the new taller tower.
May 4 Audio Collection Added the 1992 "Professional Audio Directory".
  Lafayette Catalogs Added Catalog 703 from Spring of 1970
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added January 2, 1932
  Bookshelf: History of Radio Added: Wheelin' on Beale by Cantor 1992
Added: This is Colombo Calling 1924 1949 by  Pujitha 1990
Added: The Talking Machine by Weber -997
Added: Texas Signs On by Schroeder 1998
Added: Radio? by Dion 1922
Added: The Talking Machine by Weber 1997
Added: From Coast to Coast Canada by Stewart 1985
Added: Don't Touch That Dial by MacDonald 1978
  Bookshelf: Biography and Career Stories Added: The Story Man's First Werites by Barkley 1998
Added: El Tigre Emilio Azcárraga by Fernández and Paxman 2000
Added: Don C Wallace W6AM by Perkins 1991
  Bookshelf: The Business of Broadcasting Added: The Spot Rise of Political Advertising on TV 3rd by Diamond 1992
Added: The Spot Rise of Political Advertising on TV 1st by Diamond 1984
Added: The Remaking of Radio by Ditingo 1995
Added: Television and Political Advertising Vol 2 Signs Codes Image
Added: Television and Political Advertising Vikl 1 Psychological
Added: Modern Media Music and Sound 2000
Added: Air Wars Television Advertising in Election Campaigns 1952
  Bookshelf: Radio & TV Programming Added: Radio The Book from the NAB 1992
Added: Personality Radio by Dan O'Day 1987
May 3 FCC Applications Added the 1986 CP application for WAQI Miami, 50 kw on 710
Added the 2000 directional full Proof Of Performance
  Station Albums Added a 1940 WAKR Akron, Ohio album. This is one of the best illustrated of the pre-WW II albums, professionally photographed and targeting advertisers.
  Practical Wireless UK Replaced August 1936 issue with a more complete version .
  RTNDA Communicator Added a new section with several issues of the Radio Television News Directors Association
Please help us find additional issues. In today's polarized media environment, we'd like to have more examples of the labor, challenges and dedication of news people from the electronic media.
  Mix Added Supplement "Audio 2000" from January 1999
Added January to April 2005, March 2006, August 2007
  Babani Book Added #6 "Engineers' and Machinists' Reference Tables
  Radio & Record News UK Added October 6 and 13 1978,
Added October 20, 1978 with special section for 5th anniversary of Capital Radio
  Everyday Electronics UK Added June 1986
May 2 New Musical Express UK Added four issues from 1976
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added December 19 1931 and January 7 1933
  Hobbies UK Added November4 3 1955 and January 18 1956
May 1 Post Office Electrical Engineers Journal   UK Added several hundred issues of the Journal of the Post Office Electrical Engineers from 1925 until 1982 when it ceased publications.
These issues are all searchable globally and by decade.
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added two January 1931 issues
  World Radio  UK Added two issues from 1931
  Radio Guide Added many issues from 1988 to 1996 of this radio engineering magazine
Apr 28 Mix Added the 1990 Master Directory
Added issues from 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009
Apr 26 RCA Picture Added March 1952 issue of this RCA Records consumer magazine.
Apr 25 Graybar Catalogs Added the 1919 Western Electric Electrical Supply Year Book, a comprehensive catalog of electrical materials Graybar was, of course associated with Western Electric.
  Hi Fi News Added all issues from 2001, 2002, 2003 and 7 from 2004
Apr 24 Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers Added 1971 to 1982, the final year of the journal.
Of special interest is the January/February 1973 issues which commemorates "50 Years of the Transistor" in a special 170 page edition.
We have now added 402 issues of this journal and hope to find the rest.
Finally, we made the whole collection of over 400 issues searchable!
  Popular Wireless  UK Added four out of the five October 1937 editions.
  Rave UK Added August 1966
  Graybar Catalogs Added Catalog 101 from the mid 1930's.
Added the 1926-27 Graybar Western Electric catalog
Added Catalog 105 from 1958
Added Catalog 103 from 1948
These are huge catalogs of nearly everything electrical and electronic.
  Hobbies UK Added three issues, one each from 1955, 1956 and 1959
  World Radio  UK Added five issues and they are marked by underlining.
  Hobby Electronics UK Added a better and more complete January 1982 edition.
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added January 3, 1931
Apr 23 Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers Added issues from 1960 to 1970
Apr 21 Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers Added 9 years from 1946 to 1959
Apr 18 Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers Added all issues from  1956,1957, 1958 and 1960. Over 30 years more will be added in the next few days.
  Graybar Catalogs Added a new section for Graybar catalogs. Formed in the 1860's, Graybar was later part of Western Union and then Western Eclectic until it separated in
  Lafayette Catalogs Added Catalog 301 from 1956
Apr 17 Tichenor / HBC Communicator Added a new section for the Tichenor Media / Heftel Broadcasting / Hispanic Broadcasting employee publication which began in the 1980's and ended with the company sale to Univision in 2002/3
  Popular Wireless Added four issues from November and December 1937
Apr 16 FCC & Deregulation Added the 1979 Federal Register edition covering FCC deregulation
Added the 1980's FCC Broadcast Bureau planning synopsis about future deregulation.
  Radio Journal from Inside Radio Added a new section with just one issue for this monthly magazine from the publisher of the daily Inside Radio newsletter. Help us find more!
  CB Radio Collection Added the 1964  Part 15 Handbook & Callbook
  Bookshelf: Business of Broadcasting Added The Advertising Handbook by Hall from 1921
  Bookshelf: History of Radio Added Fidel en Radio Rebelde, 1979, the story of radio's part in the late 50's Cuban revolution (Spanish)
  Bookshelf: Biography and Career Stories Added "Remember With Me" by Ruth Lyons, the hostess of Cincinnati's "Fifty Fifty Club"
  Bookshelf: Commentary & Criticism Added Seizing the Airwaves by Sakolsky and Dunifer from 1998.
  Wireless World UK Added three Wireless World BBC Engineering training manuals: "Microphones", "Sound Recording &Reproduction" and "Studio Engineering for Sound." All three are from the earlier 1950's.
These are listed in the "BBC Publication box in the thin left-hand column.
Apr 15 Mix Added the 1987 Annual Directory
Added 79 issues between 2001 and 2009
Added 13 special editions (Listed in left-hand column)
  Hamilton Report Added the 1972 Year End report from this very important publication that had huge influence over radio airplay of music.
  R&R Special Editions Added part of the 1984 April supplement about where radio is and where it is going
Added the December 16 1982 Year in Review
Added the 1981 Greatest Radio Promotions supplement with descriptions on the most successful contests and promotions by radio stations.
Apr 14 R&R Ratings Summaries Replace 19 editions of the R&R Ratings report special editions. They are all marked in red lettering.
  Hobbies UK Added September 28  1955
  Hobby Electronics UK Added June 1982
  Wireless World UK Replaced November and December of 1951 with more complete issues
  Personal Computer World UK Added January to April and May and June 1985
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added or replaced five issues from 1931 and 1933. When we replace an issue it is to either improve the scan or to add missing pages.
Apr 13 Wireless World UK Added the annual index for six of the years in the 1950's.
  BBC Engineering & Technical UK Added a new section for technical publications of the BBC or from outside sources using BBC data.
Added BBC Engineering Training Manual: Microphones from 1951
Added BBC Engineering Training Manual: Recording and Reproduction from 1952
Added BBC Engineering Training Manual: Studio Engineering for Sound Broadcasting from 1955
  Personal Computer World UK Added March 1985
Apr 11 Mix Added 13 issues and specials from 2001 and 5 from 2001 Look for more Mix issues in the next week.
Added three special editions from 2001: "Live Sound", "AES New Products", "Master Directory"
  Ratings & Research Collection Added the 1979 "Nielsen Report on Television"
  Who's Who in Radio & Television Added a section for Post-WW II radio and TV star fan magazines.
  Modern Era Collection Added a single issue of "Educational Broadcasting" from 1971
Added an RCA  brochure for non-technical industry people who needed to understand and buy video tape eqauipment.
  BBC Books Added "Broadcasting in the West" a book about t the BBC West home service.
  Catalogs Added the 1964 EIMAC Quick Reference Catalog
  Radio's Master Added the 1760 34th edition of this catalog of "all" electronic components, service gear, meters and related items. It is 1,700 pages and a big download but a very complete view of the state of technology in that year. There are now 23 out of the first 34 editions available on this site.
  MISSING PAGES Periodically we remind site users that there are magazine issues that have missing pages. Because we get our publications from library discards and vendors such as eBay and Abe Books, we have no control over the completeness of what we buy or the donations we receive.
We try to mark incomplete issues with "i" after the date, but we don't see those absent pages always so if you find incomplete issues that are not marked, let us know.
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added four issues from September and October of 1933
  Hobbies UK Added two issues from 1955 and one each from 1957 and 1956
  Personal Computer World UK Added two issues from 1985
  Electronics Added the June 20 1982 issue.
Added 45 issues of the "Business Edition" from 1957 and 1958. This was a separate edition of the magazine covering the commercial, sales and business aspects of electronics.
Apr 8 Down Beat Added August 22, 1957
Apr 7 CBC Radio Guide Added an issue from 1987 and another from 1987. They are underlined.
  Hobbyist Special Editions Added: Practical Electronics Fawcett 394 1958
Added: Electronics Kits Popular Electronics 2nd 1959
Added: Electronics Experimenter's Handbook Popular Electronics 1961
Added: Electronics Handbook 3 Fawcett 560 1964
Added: Electronics Handbook Fawcett 319 1956
Added: Electronics Hobbyist 1972 Spring Summer
Added: Hi Fi Guide Fawcett 389 1958
Added: Practical Electronics Fawcett 394
Added: Electronics Projects You Can Make Fawcett 629 1966
  Hobbies UK Added two issues from November 1955
  RadioLog Added four issues from 1931 and 1932
  RCA Picture Added the December 1952 issue
Apr 6 Hi-Fi News UK Added one issue from 1996 completing the decade of the 90's
Added 29 issues from 1971 to 1978. Each new addition is underlined..
The Hi Fi News section is now searchable.
  Amateur  Wireless UK Added 10 more issues from 1933. They are underlined
  Broadcaster Canada Added 6 issues from 1977 to 1989. They are underlined.
Apr 5 XTAL for the Radio Amateur CA Added June 1947
Apr 4 Amateur  Wireless UK Added January 28, 1933
  Bookshelf: History Added: Watching-TV-Four-Decades-of-American-TV-Castleman-Podrazik
Added: TV-Mania by-Pavese and Henry-1998
Added: The-History-of-Public-Broadcasting-1987
Added: Storytellers-to-the-Nation by Stempel-1992
Added: Radio's-Golden-Years by Breese and Lynes-1998
  Bookshelf: Commentary and Opinion Added: Fifties Television The Industry & Its Critics by Boddy 1990
Added: Electronic Colonialism by McPhail 1987
  Bookshelf: Education Added: Broadcast Communications Dictionary Diamant 1989
Added: Broadcast Communications Dictionary Diamant 1989
Added: Education on the Air 1949 Olson Ohio State
Added: Making a Living in Radio Bouck 1935
Added: Radio as a Cultural Agency Tyler 1934
Added: Television Newsfilm Standards Manual RTNDA 1964
  Bookshelf: Biography Added: The Lives of William Benton by Hyman 1969
Added: The Boy Who Invented Television by Schatzkin 2007
  Bookshelf: News Added: The Human Side of the News by Hill.
  Bookshelf: The Business of Broadcasting Added. The Advertiser's Handbook 1922
Added: Radio Advertising Success The Game Plan by Pacelli 1988
  Bookshelf: Radio & TV Programming Added: Worlds Without End 1998
Added: The One Man's Family Album 1988 by Morse
Added: Radio Music Live 1920 1950 by Young and Stoltzfuas 1999
Added: Close Up & Personal Network Sports by Spence 1988
Apr 3 Electrician & Mechanic Added four issues from 1907 and one from 1908. They are underlined in the listings.
  Industrial Electronics UK Added 8 issues from 1965, 1966 and 1967
  Hi-Fi News UK Added 36 issues from the 50's, 60's and 70's. They are underlined.
Added 15 issues from the early 2000's. They are also underlined.
  XTAL for the Radio Amateur CA Added 15 issues from 1947, 1948 and 1949 of this Canadian ham radio magazine.
  Radio World Added 24 issues from 2020
  Electronics Added May 20, 1960
  Television Added September and October of 1978, completing collection from 1950 to 2005
  Downbeat Added all issues from 1970
Apr 2 Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers Added all 12 issues from 1950 of this engineering  society publication. Please: if you like this journal, let me know as I have an offer of 25 more years of this journal but they are expensive and I'd like to know if  "anyone cares" before I buy them.
  Western Electric Added a dozen manuals, articles and brochures. They are underlined.
Apr 1 Wireless World Added more complete copies of January and September 1951 and added the index for that year
  Broadcaster Canada Added June 1986 issue
  Broadcaster Canada Added March 1993 issue.
  Radio Electronic Engineering Ad February 1952 issue; this was an "insert" to Radio & Television News which was also circulated as a separate controlled circulation publication.
Modern Era Collection Added "Radio Stars and Television" from March, 1949, a fan magazine.
  Service Management Added the  1956 issue of this management magazine for radio, TV and appliance service shops and store service departments.
  International Musician Added October 1969
  High Fidelity
Special Editions
Added High Fidelity Magazine's annual special editions called "Stereo" from 1962 and 1964. They are listed in the left-hand column.
  Practical Mechanics UK Added all issues from 1961 needed to complete the year.
Mar 31 Industrial Electronics UK Added a new page for this UK magazine for commercial and industrial electronics industries and added 36 issues from 1962 to 1965

NOTE: A number of publications from the UK had a "split" numbering system where the advertising pages at the front and back of the publication were numbered separately from the editorial content. In these cases, the content pages began their numbering sequence with each volume, and continued throughout the volume, independent of  the ad pages.
This allowed for annual editorial content volumes to be easily produced with a sequential page system. Industrial Electronics is an example of this system.
  World Radio  UK Added an issue from February 1929 and two from April and May 1932
  KWTO Dial Added 14 issues from 1948 to 19 of this listener magazine for this Springfield, Missouri radio station.
Mar 30 Collins Catalogs & Manuals Added schematics for the 200V, 300J and 550A transmitters
  Early  Radio Added a 1925 Ray-o-Vac guide to radio with a station list.
  Hobbies UK Added August 21 and September 4 1957
  Popular Wireless  UK Added three issues from July 1929
  Advertising Art
Added annuals for 1927, 1932 and 1937
  RCA's Picture Added four issues of "Picture" which was an RCA magazine begun in 1949 to promote RCA records and record players as well as related RCA / NBC offerings.
  Downbeat Added 22 issues from 1964
Added 25 issues from 1965
Added 25 issues from 1967
  Broadcast Sound Added a new section with one issue of Broadcast Sound, a UK broadcast engineering publication for radio and television operators.
Mar 27 World Radio  UK Added five issues from 1932, 1934 and 1935
  Broadcast Dialogue CA Added October 2003
  Radio for the Million  UK Added April 1932
Mar 25 Advertising Art
Added editions from 1938, 1943, 1933, 1941 y 1940. While this collection is not about radio, the visuals of the "best" print ads graphically shows the state of advertising back when radio was "new" and television was in the future.

We are going to be adding more advertising related materials in the future.
  Electronics Added three issues from 1967, one each from 1968 and 1969 They are in blue lettering and underlined
  Revista Telefónica International English language magazine from the International Telephone and Telegraph Company (IT&T)  The November 1922 issue has an article about the first AM radio broadcasting in Cuba.
Also added an article about the early operations of IT&T's international divisions. 22
  Station Albums Added the CHML Hamilton, Ontario 50th anniversary newspaper supplement from 1977
  Radio's Master Added the 1944 "Radio's Register" from a year when there was no official Radio's Master but Lafayette published an equivalent catalog of all radio and electronic components and gear.
Broadcast Management / Engineering
Added a complete copy of the August 1973 edition.
Mar 20 Hobbies UK Added three issues from 1957 (underlined) and one from 1956
Mar 19 Radio Ink Added 19 more issues from the mid-90's.
Mar 18 Radio Ink Added over 70 issues of this radio business magazine which began in 1985
Mar 15 Western Union Technical Review Added first 7 years of this Western Union technical journal starting in 1947
Mar 14 Pro Audio Review Added a new page with 39 issues of this professional audio magazine which began in 1995
  NAB Convention Guide Added 1996 and 2008 NAB Convention guides.
  Broadcast Communications Added July 1979 issue of this very hard to find magazine.
  FMQB Added a single issue each from 2003 and 2004 of this radio industry "tip sheet" from Kal Rudman
  Broadcast Management / Engineering (BM/E) Added the January 1967 issue. Only 13 more needed to complete this publication.
  Proceedings of the IRE Added the Space Electronics issue from April, 1960 with nearly 700 pages of advanced technology.
Mar 13 Practical
Added 37 Blueprints from issues between 1964 and 1975
Added May, June, July and September of 1960
Mar 12 Practical
Added January through April of 1960
Mar 11 Equipment Catalogs Added the Sprague 1963 Catalog 616
Added Chicago Miniature Lamp Data booklet #1105
  Electronic Servicing
(PF Index)
Added missing pages from the June, March and September 1977 issues.
  NAB Publications Added the National Association of Broadcasters 1939 NAB Code. Standards and Practices adopted at the 17th annual NAB convention
  BBC Books Added "The Future of Sound Radio and Television" from 1962 (while not strictly a BBC publication, this publication is included here due to its reference to the virtual monopoly of the BBC in that era.
  Practical Wireless  UK Added the Audio Standards Chart-2 to the January 1971 issue
Added Beginners 5 Band Receiver plans and the Home Intercom plans to the December 1966 issue
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added the April, 2000 edition.
Modern Era Collection Added the 1947 booklet "Via RCA" about RCA world-wide radio communication for radiograms, radiophotos and the relaying of international radio programs as well as voice communications
Added the July-August 1964 IEEE Transactions on Audio which includes and article on "Tape Recording Materials"
Added the January 2001 issue of The Electronic Collector
  RCA Catalogs Added the RCA Power Tubes Fittings catalog from 1951
Added the RCA Radiotron Valve Price list from July, 1940 from Australia
Mar 10 Early Radio Collection
Added our favorite recent find, a 1942 program schedule for W53PH in Philadelphia, that city's first FM at 45.3 on the FM band.
Added a single issue of radio program magazine "Broadcast Listener" from September of 1926.
  The Advertiser Added a new page for this early advertising industry trade journal begun in 1930. Our first issue is also the first we have ever seen available.
  BE Radio Added the August 2006 Sourcebook and replaced 20 issues with improved scans.
Added July 2008 issue and the June 2006 NAB issue
Added December 2005 Buyer Guide issue and August 2000 issue
We are now only missing one issue from this publication
  Tuned In Added April 1996, September 1997, February 1998 and the 1998 Remote Broadcast Sourcebook
  Electronics Today CA Added the February 1988 issue.
  RCA Manuals & Catalogs Added the RCA BTA-5-SS-AM Transmitter Manual and Addendum from 1981.
  CBC's "Radio"  CA Added 4 issues of this Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's employee magazine from 1946, 1947 and 1948
  Billboard Added the consumer "Billboard Music Week" from September 18 1961
Replaced January through March 1961 issues with more compact and readable PDFs
  ARRL Handbooks Added the 1951 edition of the Radio Amateur's Handbook. The 194's, 50's, 60's and 70's are now complete.
  Hobbies UK Added four issues from January,57 and one from December 1956
  Radio Mirror Added improved copy of June, 1948 Issue
  Radio Best Added improved copies of January and December 1950 issues
  Modern Television and Radio Added second issue of the "new" magazine dated January of 1949
  Early Radio Added the 1945 Westinghouse booklet "Eyes and Ears for the Millions" intended for classroom use.
Added September to December of  1959
  The Modulator Added our first three issues of this early ARRL ham radio magazine.
  Hi Fi News Added the feature issue "Classic Hi Fi" from June of 1998
Mar 9 The Beatles Book Added all the missing issues of this 1963 to 1969 magazine which was part of the Beatles organization and directed at its fan base.
Added January, April and May of 1959 and February of 1961
Mar 5 Practical
Added September, October, November and December 1960
Mar 4 Hi Fi News CA Added 53 issues from 1968 to 2005. New additions to the site are underlined.
  Hugo Gernsback's Amazing Stories Added all issues from the first five years of this magazine which began in 1926. While not strictly about electronics or radio, the magazine is one of Hugo Gernsback's creations and it shows the things people dreamed of nearly a century ago.
  Radio Best Added April of 1950 from this 1947-1950 post-war magazine about radio stars and shows.
  Modern Era: Technical Miscellaneous Added the 1984 booklet, "EIMAC Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence"
  Bookshelf: ARRL Handbooks Added the 1963 Radio Amateur's Handbook,. this is the 40th edition.
  Bookshelf: Gernsback Added "Radio Educator" a course published by Hugo Gernsback and edited by Sidney Gernsback. from 1927
  Radio Age from the MAARC Added the issue from May 1992
  Music - Miscellaneous Publications Added single issues of music magazines:
Rock and Folk January 1972
Record September 1984
Rave January 1968
  Hobbies  UK Added December 19 1956, December 9 1959, and March 9 1960
  Journal of Broadcasting Added the December 2005 issue
  Ratings Books Added the January-March 1989 ratings by geographic regions of Puerto Rico
  UK Miscellaneous UK Added a single (and our first) issue of Broadcast Sound, an industry publication. It's from Nov/Dec 1983
  Home Study Courses Added a 4-part Argentine course called "48 Lecciones de Radio" (48 Radio Lessons)
Added Practical Radio and Electronics Course from Beitman from 1960
Mar 3 Practical
Added May, June, August 1958
Mar 2 Everyday Electronics  UK Added September 2001 and October 2008
Added January through April of 1958
  Billboard Replaced the 2003 January to June issues with better scans including the charts.
  Billboard Added the 1999 International Buyer's Guide issue.
  Downbeat Added all 26 issues from 1962.
  NAB Publications Add4ed the Winter 1958 issue of this NAB magazine intended for distribution by local TV stations.
Feb 28 Electronic Industries
Added 36 issues from 1962 to 1965 We are now only missing 5 issues to complete this collection from 1942 to 1965
Feb 27 Station Albums Added the 1948 station booklet about the new WBZ AM-FM-TV "Radio and Television Center"
Added the 1954 illustrated booklet about the TV tower failure in 1954's Hurricane Carol
Added September through December of 1957.
  Hobbies  UK Added 4 issues from 1956 and one from 1959. They are underlined.
Feb 23 Practical
Added May through August of 1957
  USA Broadcast Regulation If you want to see what is happening in American broadcast regulation and technology each week, preserve this link:  or click the label on this item.
Feb 22 Canadian
Added 11 technical applications for new stations, moved stations and power increases of stations in Canada. Includes power increase  for CHUM and the CBL-CJBC Toronto original application for diplexing. These are complete application with all exhibits.
Added brochures for CKOV Kelowana, two for CJCL, Metro 1430, Toronto, CFCF Montreal 50th anniversary, CKOM Saskatoon booklet
Added January through April of 1967
Feb 21 Sencore News Added many issues of the Sencore product newsletter featuring tips on using their meters. Also added many catalogs and other publications. Courtesy of Martin Thomas.
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added issues from August 2007 to April 2008
Added April 2000 and July 2001
  CBC Radio Guide Added 10 issues from 1985, 1986 and 1987
Feb 20 Amateur Wireless Added three issues from 1930 and one from 1931
  Electronic Engineering CA Added May 1957 issue of the Canadian edition to the Canada-Miscellaneous section.
  Service & Sales Added "TV Consultant, a service troubleshooting book by Cisn from 1952
  Electronics Today CA Added January 1988
  Melody Maker UK Added  November 28 1936
Added February 15 1941
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added March, May and June 2001 and December 2008
Feb 17 Electronics World Replaced April 1966 issue with a complete issue and better scan. However, it was missing the same pages. Found yet another copy on eBay and will replace.
  Lafayette Catalogs Added the 1978 Mail Order Event catalog and the 1975 Christmas Gift Book
  Hi-Fi News UK Added 35 issues between 1985 and 1991, with the period from 1985 to 1999 now being nearly complete.
  Modern Era Collection Added a single May 1949 issue of Radio - Television Topics, unrelated to the 1920's magazine with the same "Radio Topics" name. This issue has early TV schedules and listings of several TV stations
Added How to Break Into Broadcasting a booklet by Hawthorne from 1963
Added a single issue from 1946 of Radio TV New, a monthly magazine.
Added a February, 1948 issue of RCA Radio News, a service dealer magazine for customers.
  Radio Register Added an issue of Radio Register from October, 1938. This is the second usage of this title, the first being a program and station list in the late 20's. This "new" one for us is a guide for contracting radio announcers and entertainers from the late 30's. Featured in this issue is an article on how Crossley ratings were conducted.
  Radio Best Added January of 1949
  Radio Varieties Replaced October 1940 edition with a better scan and clearer photos.
  Radio Digest Replaced the September 1930 scan with a better copy.
  Electronics Added April 19, 1984 (a year that has been very hard to find)
  Popular Electronics Replaced February 1977 with complete issue and better scan
Feb 16 Early Radio Collection Added: A Day With Charlie McCarthy, the famous network radio show. 1938
Added: Everyday Book of Radio Stars. Undated photo album of radio artists
Added: Radio Foto Log from Union Radio. Station lists and stars from late 30's.
Added: Radio Stars and Stations from Cunningham tubes 1933
Added: Radio Stars of Today and Radio Log 
Added: Stars of Radio
Note: if you can date the publications listed above which are undated, let us know. Click "Contact" above. 
  Billboard Added the 1997 International Buyer's Guide
Feb 14 Melody Maker UK Added three issues from January and February of 1941 and one issue from August of 1946
  The Radio Book
M Street Directory
Modified the listings for these 1989-2010 Radio Station Directories to enable full edition downloads and added new scans for several editions that were "fuzzy".
  Secret CB Added volumes 1 to 29 of Secret CB, a magazine which specialized in modifications of commercial CB equipment to add channels or, illegally, increase power. The listings are towards the bottom of the page.
  Bookshelf: Radio Engineering Added: Practical Radio Reference Bookby  Norris 1950
Added: Basic Disc Mastering by Larry Boden 1981
Added: Design Of Modern Radio Receiving Sets by Sleeper 4th 1922.
Added: Experimental Wireless Stations by Edelman 1922
Added: Radio Antenna Engineering by Laport 1952
Added: Radio for the Millions Popular Science 1943 5th Printing
Added: Radio Reception by Marx & Muffling 1922
Added: RCA Master Reference Book for Disc Recording by Scully 1940
Added: Television Signal Analysis 2nd Edition from ATandT 1963
Added: The Complete Radio Book
Added: The Practical Radio Reference Book by Norris
Added: The Practical Radio Reference Book by Norris 1947
Added: he True Road To Radio by Ferranti 1931
Added: Theory of Radio Communication by Filgate 1929
Added: Understanding Radio Watson by Welch & Eby 1940
Feb 13 RCA Books and Catalogs Added 1949 RCA Power and Gas Tubes booklet
Added  the 1935 Radio Parts Catalog
Added  the 1968 Color TV Service Handbook Vol II
  Bookshelf: Radio & TV History Added Pittsburgh Early Radio
Added Setmakers by Geddes  1991 (The story of early radio manufacturers)
  Bookshelf: Education & Training Added Announcing for Radio by Kilmer 1947
Added Broadcasting and Education by Whitehouse from 1936
Added Education on the Air Olson 22nd Edition1952
  Bookshelf: Business of Broadcasting Added the Encyclopedia of Advertising by Graham  Fist Edition from 1952
Bookshelf: Commentary & Opinion Added Broadcasting and the News, an article by Kintner from 1965
  Scan Lines Added a new page for Scan Lines, the quarterly  journal of the Broadcast Designers Association. Many issues between 1979 and 1987
  Bookshelf: Radio Station Books Added "The History of Radio Station WDGY" a 1970 Master's Thesis by J.V. Haines.
  Hugo Gernsback Publications Added the 1915 edition of "Wireless Course in Twenty Lessons" by Lescarboura, Gernsback and Secor and published by Gernsback's own Electro Importing Company in New York.
  Television Chronicles Added 11 issues from 1995 to 1998 of this magazine which provided television series profiles and episode guides, with interviews and other special features, particularly of older shows.
  Early Radio Catalogs Added the 1919 Wireless Specialty Apparatus Co. Catalog with a book-style narrative of early communications gear including many pictures of their equipment on United Fruit ships and at ports.
  Modern Era Collection Added "Who's Who in TV and Radio No 4 (1954) and #5 (1955)
Added Electronic Industries magazine's graphic chart of "sound fundamentals" showing examples of sound levels (decibel levels)
  Broadcast Electronics Catalog Added the 1986 BE Catalog #105 with the current price list. This is different from the 1988 price list.
Added the Orban 1986 TV Stereo Generator brochure and descriptive material
Added the 1938 Philips "Miniwatt" specification brochure.
Added the Bird RF Power Measurement Instruments catalog from 1976
Added GE Replacement Semiconductor Guide 1975
Added Motorola HEP Cross Reference from 1973
Added Motorola Master Selection Guide from 1977
  Religious Broadcasting Added a new section and the first issue we have been able to obtain of Religious Broadcasting, the publication of the National Religious Broadcasters industry association.,,
  Philips Technical Revue Added the 1964 compendium
  BOOKSHELF: ARRL Handbooks Added the 1949 26th edition of the ARRL Handbook.
  Modern Era Collection Added a graphical chart of thee Frequency Spectrum.
  Early Radio Collection Added Education by Radio, Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 from 1931 to 1937
Feb 12 Station Booklets and Albums Added the 1943-1944 WNAX Yankton, SD, Radio album and Program schedule. This was one of America's earliest and most successful agriculture and farm station.
Added the WTMJ / WMFM / WMJT (TV) album from approximately 1944
Added CKDA Victoria, BC, Canada 1950 photo album booklet
  RCA Service News Added March 1938
  Broadcasting Magazine Added the 75th anniversary issue from 2006. By then called Broadcasting & Cable, the issue covers the history of Broadcasting from 1931 up to 2006
  Hobbies Weekly  UK Added March 20, May 15 and April 17 1957
Australia Miscellaneous Collection Added ABA Current State of Radio Planning MF-AM Assignment Maps 1992
Added ABA Commercial Radio inquiry 2000
  Journal Of Broadcasting (BEA) Added September 1966 and September 2006 issues
  Philco Serviceman Added August and September of 1936
  AFRA Antics Added the programs of the American Federation of Radio Artists Chicago chapter conventions from 1940, 1941 and 1950. Ads from local stations and photos of local and network announcers, actors and entertainers.
  Electronics & Music Maker  UK Added February 1982
  NAB Technical Papers NAB 1991 HDTV Proceedings
  Cable Collection Added a new page for miscellaneous or single issues of booklets, pamphlets and magazines about the Cable and CATV industries. First issue is the Cablevisions Tech Review from Fall of 1976
  Beat Instrumental  UK Added July 1965 and September 1967
  Machlett Cathode Press Added issue #4 from 1965
  Radio Age from the MAARC Added 66 more issues to the set we added last week. New adds are underlined. We are nearly complete 1996 to 2013.
  Record Mirror Added 5 from 1971
  Cash Box Added July 26, 1986
Replaced 27 of the 1996 issues with better quality scans.
  Bookshelf UK Added 40 Years of British Television by Harbord & Wright from 1992 
Added Behind The Microphone by Shesmore from 1935
Added Paying for Broadcasting The Handbook  from 1992
Added Your Independent Radio Annual Radio Aire 362
  RCA Employee Publications Added a 1945 new employee booklet "RCA Working Together".
  Beitman Manuals Added the 1947 edition of Arvin Radio Diagrams. It is listed at the very bottom of the page
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added May 2000, January & February 2001
  International Musician Added the August 1978 edition of the journal of the
  Radio for the Million UK Added September 1927 issue
  Radio Retailing Added the 1936 special edition booklet, "Radio Retailing's Tricks of the Trade"
  BOOKSHELF: ARRL Handbooks Added the 1973 Ham Radio Handbook from the American Radio relay League.
Feb 11 Melody Maker UK Added a total of 7 issues from 1942, 1944 and 1945
  Radio Networks Added four items from the 1975-1976 short-lived NBC News and Information Network:
1. Decals
2. Mini service presentation
3. News Style Book
4. Operations manual for subscribed stations.
Feb 10 UHF History We are pleased to have added UHF History as a separate sub-domain to this site.
This separately administered section is curated by K.M. Richards and is a wealth of UHF data and history.
Feb 7 Station Booklets and Albums Added the Radio Exterior de España "50 Aniversario 1942-1992" booklet. In Spanish.
  Electronic Engineering  UK Replaced March, April and August 1945 with complete issues including ads and covers.
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added 8 issues from late 2000 and later 2001
  RCA Books Added the 1933 Cunningham Radio Tube Reference Book
  Station Magazines Added the CKUA Edmonton, Alberta 1947 "Broadcast Guide" magazine
  Ratings Books Added the New York City Hooper from September-December 1966
Added the AGB McNair Central Victoria, Australia 1990 ratings.
Feb 6 Radio Age from the MAARC Added 135 issues of Radio Age, the newsletter of the Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club. This very professional newsletter has many interesting historical articles about early radio, technology and consumer products.
Feb 5 Radio Logs and Lists Added the National Radio Club 1975 Night Pattern Mapbook (improved copy)
Added the National Radio Club 1020 am Logbook. There are newer editions, and we recommend getting the latest at
  Electronic Engineering  UK Replaced August and October 1944 and January and February of 1945 with full editions including ads and covers. Note: Many UK publishers issued annual full editorial content books without covers or ads. When UK editor David Andrews finds the full individual issues, we replace them since we feel that the advertisements are an important record of history.
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added February through June of 2008
Feb 4 R & B Report Added more issues from 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990
Feb 3 Billboard Added the June 10 1972 Supplement edition "Recording Studios"
  Hobbies Weekly Added a 1930's edition of "Hobbies New Annual"
  R & B Report Added a new section for this R&B and Urban music radio airplay and new release report published every two weeks starting in 1987
   Music Technology UK Added 27 issues of this magazine that joined music and electronic technology; it was the successor to Electronics & Music Maker and preceded the UK version of Mix
  Early Radio Collection Added the "Radio for the Million" supplement featuring the Mullard Master Three 3-valve receiver.
Feb 2 Electronics Added December 7 and December 21 1962
We'd like to mention again that we have the famous Moore's Law issue from April 19, 1965 where he states that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit (IC) doubles about every two years
  BRE / Black Radio Exclusive Added one issue from 1985 and two from 1987. This was a radio industry publication about Bolack / R&B music releases, stations and airplay charts.
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added July 2002 through December 2003 (18 total issues)
Added 2004 through 2006 (36 issues)
  Hobbies Weekly Added March 6 1957
  Practical Wireless Added more complete version of October and November 1936
  Bookshelf: Radio & TV History Added: 50 Ans de Radio 1936 1986 CBC Canada
Added: An Introduction to Television 1941 by Hylander & Hardins
Added: Radio Movies Radiovision Television by C Francis Jenkins 1928
Added: Experimental Wireless Stations by Edelman 1922
Added: How Sweet it Is by Shulman Youman 1966
Added: International Radio Broadcasting by Browne 1982
Added: Philco Radio 1928 1942 by Ramirez 1993
Added: The History of Television by Nardo
Added: Towers Over Kentucky by Nash 1995
Added: Voices in the Darkness European Radio War by Lean 1943
  Bookshelf: Business Added: Using radio in Sales Promotions by Felix 1927
  Bookshelf: Biography Added: Memories The Autobiography of Ralph Emery by Ralph Emery 1991
Added: Lone Ranger From XYZ to ABC by Fred Foy
Added: Doo Wop Cousin Brucie by Morrow
  Bookshelf: Programming Added: On The Nose by Morley 1939
Added: Here They Are Amos n Andy by Correll bs Gosden 1931 Warning: Racially Offensive
  Bookshelf: Encyclopedias Added: Encyclopedia of Television New York Times Brown
  Bookshelf: Station Books Added: Radio Bahai Ecuador by Hein from 1988
  Bookshelf: Regulation and Legal Added: Broadcast Regulation Selected Cases by Bensman 1989
  Bookshelf: Commentary Added: Radio Television and Society Siepmann 1950 
  Bookshelf: Education & Training Added: Understanding Radio Crisell 1986
Added: Technique of the Sound Studio Nisbett 2nd 1970
Added: Modern Radio Production O'Donnell et al 3rd 1993
Added: How To Become a Radio Artist Little Blue Book 1970
  RCA Family The "RCA Family" was a generic name for a staff magazine issued at different RCA plants and locations in the 1960's. We have one issue from 1966 announcing the expansion of the Palm Beach plant and it includes a message from Gen. Sarnoff.
  Hi-Fi News UK Added all issues from 1997, 1998, 1999
Added the Classic Hi Fi issues from June 1997, December 1997 and February 1999
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added January through June from 2002
  Amateur Wireless UK Added June 13 and 20 from 1931
Jan 31 CBC Times CA Added issues from 1951 (14), 1952 (20), 1953 (8), 1954 (9)
  Radio Logs and Lists Added the 1915 List of Radio Stations of the World, edited by the Inspectors at Marconi International.
  Early Radio Programming Added the 1932 edition of Radio Album - Portraits and Stories of the Stars
Added A Thirty Year History of Programs on National Networks 1926-1956
  Practical Mechanics  UK Added February of 1961
  Electronics & Music Maker  UK Added November 1982
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added January and February of 2006 and June and July of 2007.
  Early Radio Miscellaneous Added a 1928 issue of The Crosley Broadcaster, a promotional magazine from the important radio manufacturer and broadcaster.
Added The Radio Key Book A guide to hear "farther and better" from 1925
Added The What, Where and When of Radio, a small promotional brochure from RCA from the 20's.
  Downbeat Added issues from 1982, 1983, 1986, 1987 and 1988. The new adds are underlined.
  Television Added issues from May, August and September of 1928, completing the first year of publication of this early TV magazine.
  Duncan's American Radio Added a new and cleaner scan of the Fall 1988 edition of this quarterly summary of US radio ratings.
  Practical Mechanics UK Added July and August of 1955
  Bookshelf: Bernards & Babani Added Bernard Babani BP254 "From Atoms to Amperes" by Wilson from 1989
  NRC Night
Pattern Books
Added the 1975 and 1996 National Radio Club night AM station pattern map books.
  Radio News of Canada Added the August 1930 issue.
  Maplin Electronics Added December 1987 edition of Maplin Magazine and issue #1 of the Maplin Projects Book
  Radio World Added 8 issues from 1979, 1981 and 1982
Added both December 2010 issues
  Ham Radio Today UK Added the April 1996 issue.
  Radio Station
Albums & Booklets
Added  the 1953 WWVA Wheeling West Virginia Jamboree Souvenir Album from 1953, commemorating the show's 20th anniversary.
  Electronics Added February 20 and February 27, 1959
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added March, April and May of 2006
  Amateur Wireless UK Added final missing issue from May 1934 and combined them all in single PDF
  Don McNeil's Breakfast Club Added a booklet "20 Years of Corn - Don McNeil - 1933-1953" commemorating this network morning show.
  Television Radio Age Added 4 from 1960, 2 from 1961, 2 from 1954, 1 from 1956, 2 from 1957, 3 from 1958 and 5 from 1959
  Practical Mechanics UK Added 4 issues from 1955 and 8 issues from 1956
Jan 30 Computer Crash We have spent the last 6 days working on a "chain reaction" fail in our main computer. That required obtaining some replacement parts and reinstalling everything. No useful work was done, but things are back to normal now.
Jan 23 Amateur Wireless UK Added three month's collections of all of that month's issues from 1934
  Practical Mechanics UK Added February through June of 1955
Jan 21 Early Radio Programming Added a 1930 issue of Majestic's "The Voice of the Air" station guide with many pictures of radio stars.
  Hi-Fi News Added 6 Supplement Issues, including Classic Hi-Fi, One Make Systems, Home Theater and Valve & Vinyl..
  Electronics Added 27 issues from the 1970's. They are underlined.
Added 5 issues from the 80's.
  Mix Magazine Added all the issues from 1999
  Station Booklets and Albums Added the WWVA Wheeling, WV 1936 Wheeling Flood Souvenir Booklet
Added WIOD Miami 1930 Program Schedule and booklet
Added the KROC Rochester MN Station booklet from around 1940.
  NAB Engineering Added the program for the 1948 Broadcast Engineering Conference
Note: this is another publication discarded by the NAB Library, indicating that many historical documents from the Association have been discarded to be sold on eBay!
  Television Added Volume 1 Number 4, April 1929 of the US edition of the British magazine.
Jan 16 Radio Logs & Lists Added the 1937 Western All Wave log. This is a "giant" fold out table of radio stations.
  Mix Magazine Added April 1984
  Machlett Cathode Press Added the Summer 1952 issue
  Radio News of Canada Added the September 1923 issue, the earliest of the 7 issues we now have.
  Network Booklets and Albums Added a better and more complete copy of "Close Up CBS" from 1949. This is the story of a TV show from its conception to its broadcast, including lots of pictures.
Jan 15 Electronics & Music Maker UK Added an issue from 1982, two from 1985 and one from 1985
  BOOKSHELF: Stations Added the 2003 "WGEM's Golden Jubilee" from this Quincy, IL, radio and TV station group.
    Added the 1942 Special Defense Edition of the Radio Amateur's Handbook from the ARRL.
  Practical Mechanics UK Added March 1959
  Everyday Electronics  UK Added 8 issues from 2000 and one from 1986
Jan 13 Radio World Added almost complete sets from 2007 and 2008 as well as two from 1996 and 7 from 1997
  History of Omaha Radio Added the revised "Volume 1 1899 to 1945" of Carl Mann's story of radio in Omaha, Nebraska
Jan 9 Marconi Service News Added all the 1916 issues of this early Marconi Company staff magazine
Jan 8 Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added editions from 1935, 1979, 1980 and 1981
  Radio Guide Added the August 15, 1942 edition of "Movie Radio Guide".
  Bookshelf: Radio & TV Technical Added the 1986 Ampex book "Tape Recording"
  RCA Books Added: RCA Color Television Manual for Technical Training 2nd Edition 1959
Added RCA AM/FM Application Data & Reference Guide 6th Edition 1978
  Broadcaster Canada Add the March 1993 issue
  The Broadcaster Added 30 issues from 1985 to 1994 of this staff publication of the Australian Broadcasting Directorate and which began in 1985
  Popular Wireless  UK Added all July 1926 issues bundled into a single PDF
  Mix Magazine Added remainder of 1998 issues and the 1998 Annual Directory
Jan 7 IRE Dictionary Added the 1961 IRE Dictionary of Electronics Terms and Symbols.
Jan 5 Electronics Added 34 issues that were missing from the years 1975 to 1978. They are underlined.
  Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added the 1969 Radio Amateur's Handbook, the 46th edition.
Jan 4 Mix Magazine Added 8 issues from 1998
Jan 3 Station Albums and Booklets Added the 30th Anniversary booklet from WCCO in Minneapolis from 1955.
Jan 2 Electronics Added two of the missing issues from 1975, 6 from 1976 and 9 from 1977. They are underlined.
  Popular Wireless  UK Added three issues from June 1926 and combined them with the one existing issue in a single "June" file.
  Down Beat Added many issues from 1973, 1978, 1979. They are underlined on the list.
Added all issues from 1966, 1968 and 1969
  Hobbies UK Added all issues of this weekly magazine from 1948. We have included this title as it reflects the level of consumer interest in technology throughout its history.
  Radio  TV Life Added January 4 and July 12, 1958
  NAB Engineering Handbook Added the 8th edition from 1992. Note: The NAB Engineering Handbooks are all earlier editions and are intended to be used for historical purposes. For current editions, visit the NAB website.
  Bookshelf: Hugo Gernsback Added #88 Introduction to Hi Fi
Added #97 Audio A to Z
Added the 1938 Radio Reference Annual
  Broadcast Engineering Added two special editions: The AM Proof of Performance from 1974 and the FM Proof from 1975
  FM Handbook 1946 Added Milton Sleeper's FM Radio Handbook 1946 Edition. Look for it in left-hand column.
  Radio World Added most issues from 2017
Jan 1 Common Point NEW: Added 52 issues of this newsletter for radio engineers spanning 1980 to 1991
  Radio Guide NEW: Added all issues from 2003 to 2009 of Radio Guide, a U.S. Broadcast Engineer's magazine which began in 1993.
  Radio World Added all but two issues from 1986
Added most issues from 2010
Added four issues of the separate Radio World Magazine from 1994 and five from 1995
  Popular Wireless  UK Added full sets of issues from October and November of 1925
Added two single issues from February and May of 1926
Dec 30 Mix Magazine Added the 20th Anniversary issue which is listed in the left hand column
Added all issues from 1997 including the annual directory.
  Early Radio Catalogs Added 13 different radio and radio parts suppliers and vendors from the late 1919's, 1920's and early 1930's. These show consumer radios, parts, antennas and other radio and electronics items.
Dec 28 General Radio Added four books / booklets about General Radio, three anniversary brochures, several years of the General Radio News, the employee magazine,  and several miscellaneous publications. They are listed in the left column.
  Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added the 1929 and 1940 editions
  R&R HotFax
Added issues from 2003 to 2009. There are nearly 300 issues in this new section.
  Hamilton Report Added 4 issues from 1972 and 1973
  Tele-Tech Added improved copy of June 1947
  db Magazine Added Jan-Feb, Mar-Apr and Jul-Aug of 1992. There are now just 5 issues needed to complete this collection..
  Practical Wireless  UK Added 3 issues from 1034 and one from 1935
  Canada: Miscellaneous Added the September 1925 issue of Radio News of Canada
  Mix Magazine Added all issues from 1996
Added October 1979. April 1981, June and December 1984, August to November of 1996 , November 1993,
All issues are searchable now.
Dec 26 Radio Pictorial  UK Added 5 issues from 1938
  Radio Logs and Lists Added 11 issues of the Department of Commerce "Radio Stations in the United States" from 1913 to 1921. The DoC regulated U.s. radio prior to the Federal Radio Commission and the FCC.
  Bookshelf: Tubes and Tube technology Added a new Bookshelf category for publications specifically about tubes (valves) and "hollow state" technology. Nearly 90 books have been added.
  Practical Wireless  UK Added five complete months from 1939. Each file contains all four or five issues from that month of this weekly magazine
Dec 24 Station Albums and Booklets Added a 1947 promotional booklet from KXLW in Clayton, Missouri. If you are not familiar with the practice, from the 1920's well into the 1950's, stations often did promotional booklets like this one which profiles the station, its personalities and staff and its programming. We have hundreds of booklets covering the first half-century of radio.
  Downbeat Magazine Consolidated a group of Down Beat issues that were on the "Music-Miscellaneous" page with the full Down Beat page.
  Mix Magazine Added December 1982
Added all issues from 1995
Added a variety of special issues; they are listed in the left-hand column.
  Radio Life Added October 24 from 1948 from this Southern California radio and TV magazine with artist and show features and program schedules. This one features "Bob Hope and his Tenth".
Dec 23 Practical Wireless Added full issues for April and August of 1939. As always, when a complete month of a smaller sized publication is obtained, we put all biweekly or weekly issues in one PDF
  Radio World Added Most issues from 1998.
Added most issues from 2001
Added most issues from 2013
Added most issues from 2006
Added many issues from 2009
Added all but one issues from 2011
Added all but one issue from 2012
Added all but one issues from 2014
Added all but one issue from 2015
Added all but one issue from 2016
And more are coming!
  Nothing New? It may appear that there is very little new in the last several weeks.

Precisely the opposite is true. We have received an immense quantity of donations and our "office" and much of the garage is filling up. So we've done some intense scanning work to restore things to "normalcy".

As we get to the point where we can see the office floor again we will add lots of great new things, ranging from two decades of Mix to several decades more of "Hobbies" from the UK and many more years of the radio technical and management magazine Radio World from the 90's and 00's
  Help Us Grow Much of the growth of this site comes from contributions. Please let us have scans or original copies of missing magazines. We will provide prepaid shipping labels in the US and shipping assistance in the UK, so let us know if you want to help..
  FM Magazine Added September 1942
  Gavin Report Added one issue from 1975 and full years of 1976, 1977  and 1978 from this radio industry "tip sheet" showing station song adds, moves and drops each week.
When we have a complete month, they are consolidated into one PDF on this site.
  Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added Handbooks from 1975. 1941 and 1927s
Dec 17 Music Technology
(Electronics & Music Maker)
Added 10 issues from 1986 to 1992. This was the "second generation" of the magazine that began as Electronics and Music Maker, now separated from electronics kit manufacturer Maplin
Dec 15 Mix Magazine Added all issues from 1994
Dec 14 Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Created a new and separate page just for the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbooks.
  Mix Magazine Added 8 issues from 1992
Added all issues from 1991
Added 10 issues from 1993
Dec 12 Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added the 9th edition of the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook from 1932
Added the 10th edition of the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook from 1933
Added the 48h edition of the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook from 1971s
  Mix Magazine Added all issues from 1988, 1989 and 1990.
Lafayette Catalogs Added Catalog #56 from 1935
  Hobbies UK Added July 24 1909
Added March 28 1931
  Electronics & Music Maker Added issue from October 1981 and February of 1984
  Early Radio Programming Added "Stars of the Radio" from "Broadcast Weekly" magazine from 1932. Network and local station artist pictures and biographies.
Dec 10 Mix Magazine Added 12 issues from 1985 and the TEC Awards special publication.
Added January to April of 1986
Added 12 issues from 1987
  Bookshelf: Regulation and Legal Added The Politics of Canadian Broadcasting 1920-1951 by Peers from 1969
  Bookshelf: History Added: Broadcast and Be Damned The ABC's First Two Decades Thomas 1980
Added: Prairie Farmer and WLS Butler Years Evans 1969
  Bookshelf: Biography Added: Fessenden Builder of Tomorrow by Fessenden from 1940
Added: My First 10,000,000 Sponsors Edwards 1956
  Bookshelf: Radio Programming Added: Adam 'n' Henry by Correll & Gosden 1924 (Caution: offensive racially offensive content)
Added: The Great Radio Comedians Harmon 1970
Added: The Great Radio Heroes Harmon 1967
Added: The Life and Death of Tin Pan Alley Ewen 1964
Dec 9 Amateur Wireless UK Added 7 issues from 1931. They are underlined.
  Catalogs: Radio's Master Added Radio Electronic Master, 27th edition form 1963. These publications are a listing of ever manufacturers parts, components and products.
  Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook from 1972
  NAB Engineering Handbook Added the 9th Edition of the NAB Engineering Handbook from 1999
Note: this collection is provided for historical reference. The latest edition is recommended for accurate and current data.
  Early Radio Catalogs Added the 1948 National Radio Products catalog and various one-sheets. National made ham and shortwave receivers as well as precision components.
  City and State Radio & TV Magazines Added a single issue of the Maine TV Radio News Guide from September |953. Articles about local radio and new TV stations opening in the post-freeze year.
  Broadcast Engineering Added May and June of 1989. Just 6 issues needed to complete this magazine.
Dec 7 Mix Magazine Added 67 issues from the 1980's of Mix and 4 issues of "M.I", a sister publication, from 1980
We will be adding several year's of Mix at two to three day intervals during December.
  Hobbies UK Added three issues from 1960. They are underlined
Dec 6 Bookshelf; History of Radio & TV Added: Air of Salvation by Ward 1994 
Added: Broadcasting in India Aswathy 1965 
Added: Clear Vision by Bunzel (A positive view published by Clear Channel)
Added: History of Television by Marschall from 1986 
Added: I Looked and I Listened by Gross 1970 
Added: Radio Nation by Hayes 2000 (Radio and Politics in Mexico)
Added: Total Television Programming 1948 1991 by McNeil
  Bookshelf: Business of Broadcasting Added: Gateway to Radio by Firth & Erskine from 1934
  Bookshelf: Legal and Regulatory Added;; The Law of Mass Communication by Davis 1927
  Bookshelf: Biography and Personal Stories Added: The Early Days of Wheeler and Hazeltine Corp by Wheeler 1982
Added: As It Happened by William Paley 1979
Added: Americans Hail Rush Limbaugh By King & Morris 1994
  Bookshelf: Radio Programming Added: Radio Round Up's by Gurman & Slager from 1932
Dec 5 Amateur Wireless UK Added 8 issues from 1931
  Radio World
(Modern Era Edition)
Added all issues from 1988
Added all issues from 1994
Added all issues from 1995
Note: in 1994 and 1995, there was a monthly "magazine" in addition to the fortnightly Radio World; we have 6 of them from 1995.
  Short Wave Magazine UK Added the June 1946 issue. With this edition, the collection is complete from 1937 through
Dec 3 Radio's Master Added issues from 1947, 1962, 1965. 1965 and 1969
  Amateur Wireless UK Added five issues from 1930 and 1931
  Breakfast Club Added the 1950 Yearbook from Don McNeil's Breakfast Club network radio show.
  Record Mirror UK Added 3 issues from 1988
Added 1 issue from 1987
Dec 2 Record Mirror UK Added two issues from 1985
Added five from 1987
Added one from 1986
  Bookshelf: Handbooks Added the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook from 1952
  Radio's Master Added the Radio Electronic Master 20th edition from 1956
Added the Radio Electronic Master 27th edition from 1963
Note: these are larger files of over 100mb and will be a slow download.
  Amateur Wireless UK Added 7 issues from 1930
Nov 30 Record Mirror UK Added 13 issues from August through December of 1985
Nov 29 Record Mirror UK Added five issues from August and one from December of 1985
  Station Albums & Booklets Added a 1949 booklet from KEYD in Minneapolis-St. Paul
  Down beat Added 6 issues from 1968
Added 3 issues from 1969
Added 8 issues from 1970
Added 1 issues from 1982
Added 3 issues from 1983
Added 8 issues from 1984
Added 11 issues from 1985
Added 5 issues from 1986
Nov 28 Radio World
(Modern Era Edition)
Added all issues from 1991
Added all issues from 1992
   Modern Sets Australia Added issue of Modern Sets magazine from August 1932; This was a magazine for set builders and experimenters begun in mid-1932.
  Listener In Australia  
  The Broadcaster Trade Annual UK Added the 1933 edition of this annual for the radio and gramophone trade published by "The Broadcaster and Wireless Retailer" magazine.
  Radio Life Added the January 28, 1955 issue.
  Record Mirror UK Added 1 issue from 1984 and 6 from 1969
  Coyne Electrical School Added the 1948 "Gateway to Opportunity" student recruitment brochure, complete with registration forms, cover letter and other supplemental materials. Coyne was a large on-site training institute started in1899, specializing in electricity, electronics and related fields. Brochures have many pictures of the training laboratories and classrooms.
Nov 27 Radio World
(Modern Era Edition)
Added all issues from 1987
Added all issues and the January Sourcebook from 2002
Added all issues from 1993
Added all issues from 2018
  Broadcast Engineering Added July  2005, leaving just 9 issues needed to complete this collection.
  Bookshelf: Babani Publications UK Added #114, The Art of Programming the 16K ZX81 from 1982
Added #374  Practical Fiber Optic Projects by Penfold
Added # 313 Practical Remote Control Projects by Bishop
  Talking Machine World Added April 1930
  Radio's Master Catalog Added the 13th edition from 1948 of this all-brand catalog of radio and electronics parts.
Added the 21st edition from 1957
Note: these catalogs are generally over 1,000 pages and are a large download.
Nov 26 Amateur Radio UK Added June and July of 1989
  Marconi Service News Added missing 1918 issues of this Marconi employee magazine.
  Melody Maker UK Added one issue from 1943, 5 from 1951, 1 from 1957 and one from 1958
  Record Mirror UK Added two issues from 1985 and one from 1986
  Billboard Magazine Added the three December 2018 issues.
  Electronics and Communications (Canada) Added a nearly complete set  through 1962 of this Canadian trade magazine which began in 1963.
Nov 22 Bookshelf: Stations Added the 25th Anniversary book from Venezuela's Radio Caracas Television, 1953-1978. This was one of Latin America's first TV stations.
  Cash Box Added May 4, 1996 completing that year and leaving just 11 needed issues from 1942 to 1996.
Nov 21 Billboard Added the 1998 Billboard Buyer's Guide issue.
  Early Radio Programming Added the July 1935 issue of Who's Who in Radio, a talent directory with information on local and national radio stars.
  High Frequency
Amateur and DX
Added sets of multiple issues of these UHF, TV, Microwave and High Frequency amateur magazines:
6 UP, VHF Amateur, VHF Comm, VHF Horizons, VHFER. Look part way down the page for the TV & UHF section.
  Radio & Entertainment St. Louis Added two issues of "Radio and Entertainment in and around St. Louis" from 1932. This is a city entertainment and radio schedule magazine.
  Electronic Design Added the 1963 11th Annual Transistor Data issue
Added the 1965 Relay Applications Issue
  Radio Pictorial UK Added 4 issues from 1934 and one from 1935; they are underlined!
  Seattle Radio Guide Added 6 issues of this Seattle early 1990's local listener magazine
  Melody Maker UK Added January 6 1940 and April 4 1942
  Amateur Radio UK Added January, February and March 1989 and December 1988
  Network Publications Added "25 Years of Radio Progress with RCA" from 1944.
Added "NBC and You" a 1948 NBC network and station employee handbook.
Added NBC's 1935 "On The Air" booklet showing consumers how the radio industry and RCA work.
  Station Albums & Booklets Added a 1940-41 era booklet from WELI in New Haven, CT. Note the mentions in it of the extensive Italian language programming on this station.
  Handbooks: ARRL Radio Amateur Handbook Added the ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook from 1965 and from 1967
Nov 20 Electronic Design Added all 25 issues from 1961 of this electronics industry magazine.
  Radio's Master Added the 32nd Edition from 1968 of this listing of all electronic parts and components by manuyfacturer.
  Rave UK Added November 1965
  Radio Pictorial UK Added Feb 16 1934 issue.
Nov 19 Record Mirror UK Added 7 issues from 1969
  Smash Hits UK Added 6 issues from 1983
Nov 17 Amateur Radio UK Added September, October and November of 1988
  No 1 UK
(Number One)
Added all four issues from November 1984
  Record Mirror UK Added 10 issues from 1965
Added 4 issues from 1968
Added 4 issues from 1969
Added 1 issue from 1970
Added 5 issues from 1972
Added 4 issues from 1984
  Disc  UK Added two issues from 1972
  Popular Wireless  UK Added three issues from 1927. They are underlined.
  Melody Maker UK Added December 1926 and January 1927
Nov 15 Record Mirror UK Added 6 issues from 1965
Added 3 issues from 1972
Added 3 issues from 1986 Newly added issues are underlined.
  New Musical Express Added all issues of "Musical Express" from August, 1951
Replaced January 25 1963 with more complete edition; still missing pages.
Nov 14 Record Mirror UK Added 9 issues from 1963
Added 3 issues from 1964
Added all four June 1986 issues
  Radio World Added full years for 1989, 1990, 2003
Completed  the 2004 year by adding January to June
SEARCHABLE! All issues are searchable by decade or all issues.
Collection courtesy of Barry Mishkind (
  Amateur Radio UK Added August 1988
  Popular Wireless UK Added May 28 1927
Nov 13 Reminder
About Errors
If you are using this site, you are a proofreader! If you find and error, please take a moment to email us at the link above telling us the page where the error occurs and a brief description or page capture. Thanks!
  Disc  UK Added May 6 1972
Added July 3 1971
  New Musical
Added the issue from January 25 1963. Note: missing pages.
  Radio World Added 2 issues from 1999
Added 26 issues from 2000
Added 15 issues from 2004
Added 26 issues from 2005
  Radio Life Added the June 28 1958 issue. By that date, the magazine was named Television / Radio Life
  Amateur Radio UK Added July 1988 issue
Nov 12 RCA World Wide Wireless Added all 12 issues from 1922 of this RCA employee publication.
  Record Mirror UK Added 6 issues from 1963. They are underlined.
Added 8 issued from 1962. They are also underlined.
Added 5 issues from 1986. Also underlined.
Nov 11 Radio World Added all issues from January through November of 1999
  Broadcast Equipment Distributors Added the SAMS Broadcast Industry Buyers Guide from 1967
  Record Mirror UK Added All August 1983 issues, completed September set and added all October issues
  Disc  UK Added the April 8 1972 issue
Added January 15, March 4, March 25 1972 and October 13 1973
  Lafayette Catalogs Added an un-numbered 1956 "Money Savers" catalog.
  FM Atlas Added the 1971/72 First Edition and also the 1972 Second Edition "Revised". This is the late Bruce Elving's directory of North American FM stations, with a unique presentation of locations on a map for each frequency.
  ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook Added the 1946 edition
  Record World Added September 24 of 1977
  Melody Maker UK Added  January to November issues from 1926
  Amateur Radio UK Added March, May and June of 1988
Nov 10 Record Mirror UK Added May 6, Jun 3, July 22 and Aug 12 1961
Replaced issues from 1958 and 1959 (they are underlined) with complete issues.
Added 9 issues from 1961 (Incomplete issues marked with "I")
Added March 24 1962
Added 8 issues form 1962. They are underlined.
Added 4 issues from 1984.
  Music Week  UK Added January 5, 19 2008
Added March 29 2008
Added May 17, 24 2008
Nov 8 Record Mirror UK Added May 24 1958
Added August 15th and 22nd, 1959
Added May 6 1961
Added December 9 1972
Nov 7 Radio Pictorial UK Added April 29 and June 30 1939
  Machlett Cathode
Added issue #1 from 1968, Machlett was a high power vacuum tube producer.
  Bookshelf: Electronics for Radio & TV Added: Handbook for Radio Engineering Managers by Ross 1980
Added: Principles of Radio by Henney 5th Edition 1945
Added: Radio for the Beginner from1922
Added: Radio Electronics Made Simple by Schwartz 1956
Added: Radio and Television Reference Data by Hawker 1963
Added: Magnetic Recording and the Broadcasting Industry USA 1967
Added: Image Quality Comparison of Photography ic & Television by Schade
Added: Elementary Manual of Radio Propagation Menzel 1948
Added: How to Get Ahead in the Television And Radio Servicing Business by Marcus 1967
  UK Miscellaneous Added a single issue of Sound Wave - Wireless Times from January 1932
Added "When Buying Valves... Remember" from Marconi from around 1930
  Technical Miscellanea Added Brans' Vade-Mecum 1950 edition of this international European-published guide to tubes.
  Bookshelf: Education Added "Radio Operators' License Guide from 1940
  Melody Maker UK Added March 31 1951
Nov 6 EIMAC Publications Added the 1984 special publication "EIMAC 1934-1984 50 Years of Excellence"
  Music Week  UK Added all five September 2007 issues. Added October to December 2007 and many issues from 2008 and 2009
  Marconi Service News Added issues from 1916 to 1919 of the Marconi Service News, the Marconi telegraph Company employee publication.
  Bookshelf: Biography Added: "Cincinnati's Powel Crosley Jr." by Joseph Rice, self published in 1976
  Bookshelf: Research & Ratings Added: Television Audiences & Cultural Studies by Morley from 1992
Nov 5 Music Week  UK Added issues from July and August of 2007
  Radio & Appliance Journal
(Radio Retailing)
Added 15 issues from 1947  to 1949 when the magazine was called Radio & Television Retailing.. This publication is interesting as it has many pages of ads for the "newest" models or radios and TVs that are hard to find elsewhere. The late 40's issues contain a good picture of America's early adoption of television.
  Amateur Radio UK Added February 1988
  Radio Pictorial UK Added June 14 1936 and January 13 1939
  Melody Maker UK Added June 1932. This is our first early era issue of this UK music magazine.
Nov 4 International Musician Added all issues from 1930 to 1962. This includes the very influential era from the later 30's to the early 50's when James Caesar Petrillo headed the union and had radical and extreme influence over radio and the music played on the air.
This section is now searchable..
  Radio Pictorial UK Added January 24 1936 issue
Electronic Industries
Added all missing issues from 1942 to 1962
Added annual article index for each year through 1965. The index can be opened by clicking the yellow year in the left margin for that year.
Please let us know if any link does not work. This project was particularly "intense" and I'd be surprised if there were not a few mistakes (like the "prize" in Cracker Jack back in the day)
The search function has been updated with the new content.
Nov 3 Station Albums & Booklets Added the 1948 "Going Forward With Radio" from KOMA in Oklahoma City, OK
  Music Week  UK Added all five June 2007 issues
  RCA Books Added RCA Guide for Transmitting Tubes from 1943. We now have both the 1942 and 1943 editions.
  RCA Manuals Added the full manual for the 1973 BT-15-A FM Exciter from 1973
  Broadcast Equipment Distributors Added the Broadcast Equipment Buyers Guide from 1967
Nov 2 Record World Added the "Record World Buyers' Guide" from September 1979. This is a consumer monthly that was briefly published for free distribution in record stores.
  Satellite Times Added a nearly complete collection of this 1994 to 1999 magazine dedicated to the reception of signals on the satellite bands and frequencies.
  Shortwave Radio Manual Added the 1934 "Short Waver Radio Manual" from the Short Wave Craft magazine. Check the first page which is signed by Hugo Gernsback
  Gates Catalogs Added the FM-1C  1000 watt transmitter manual from 1962
Added the BC-500K 500 watt AM transmitter manual from 1955
Added manual for Gates-M4791-FM-RF-Amplifier from 1953
  Amateur Radio UK Added April and December of 1987
  Byte Added issues from 1987, 1988 and 1989. We are now missing only one issue from 1975 to 1993.
  Electronic Industries / Tele-Tech Added March, April, May, June and July 1946 and November 1945
  Billboard Added the 1973 Campus Attractions issue from March 31
  Broadcast Engineering Added June 1969
The Radio Luxembourg Magazine
Added December 1956 iasue
  Radio Pictorial UK Added February 9 and December 21 of 1934
  Melody Maker UK Added January 23 and March 26 1960
Added March 3 1962
  Music Week  UK Added al issues from May of 2007
Nov 1 Music Week  UK Added issues from March and April of 2007.
  CBC Times Added nearly 100 issues (underlined) and replaced many more (also underlined) with better scans
These are mostly the Manitoba/Alberta/Saskatchewan editions.
  Gramophone Added the Gramophone Jubilee Book, 1923-1973.
  UK Miscellaneous Added our first issue of the Cossor Courier, a magazine for dealers and partners of this UK electronics company. Date. February 1937 and it's from year 5 of the magazine.
The Radio Luxembourg Magazine
Added anew section and the first four issues of "208", the listener magazine for the UK of Radio Luxembourg, the high-power medium wave station on 1439 kcs. which was the commercial radio choice for many in England in the 50's and 60's.
  FMQB Added two issues from 1995 "Friday Morning Quarter Back" was a radio station "tip sheet" showing station music adds and moves along with industry news.
  Record Mirror UK Added three issues from February of 1988
  Hazeltine Reports Added the 1938-39 reports from the Hazeltine Service Corporation, developer of NTSC color television.
Oct 31 Hard Report Added 23 issues from 1989, 12 from 1990, 1 from 1992 and 1 from 1994
  Music Week  UK Added January and February 2007
  Record Mirror UK Added 3 issues from 1982, two from 1990 and one from 1985
  Broadcast Equipment Distributors Added the Video Equipment Buyer's Guide for 1988-1989 and the Broadcast Equipment Buyer's Guide for 1985-1986
  Aerovox Research Worker Added the first three issues from December 1927, January and February of 1928. This was the company publication of a radio set manufacturer which became the major capacitor maker. Our collection is nearly complete from 1927 to 1967. Only three more issues are needed.
Oct 30 Amateur Radio UK Added August, September and October of 1987. Still need April 1987 which was mistakenly listed yesterday.
  Amateur Wireless UK Added a complete revised scan of the January 20, 1923 issue.
Oct 28 Music Week  UK Added December 2006 issues.
  November in the Golden Age of Radio Added the monthly listing of all the events in the radio industry in the month of November in the Golden Age of radio.
Oct 27 Music Week  UK Added October and November issues from 2006
  Eimac News Added 12 months of the weekly Eimac News, an employee weekly publication from June 1944 to June 1945. Also added several Eimac tube catalogs and brochures.
  Record Mirror UK Added 9 issues between June and August of 1985
  Broadcast Engineering Added one issue from 2001 and 4 from 2009. There are now just 6 issues needed to complete this magazine's collection.
  Radio Varieties Added the special WSM editions of Radio Varieties from May and June of 1940
  Amateur Radio UK Added June and July of 1987
  Lafayette Catalogs Added a 1959 "Bargain Parade" catalog.
  Amateur Wireless UK Added two issues from 1933 and one from 1934. As usual, they are underlined and have a red arrow indicating "new add".
Oct 25 Music Week  UK Added 12 issues from 2007, 35 issues from 2008 and 52 issues from 2009
Oct 24 Electronic Engineering UK Added July and December of 1951
Added August of 1952 (Replacement with added pages)
  Amateur Wireless UK Added September 1932 editions combined in a single file, replacing the two existing single issues and adding two new ones. Note: with early 20th Century weekly publications that had a small page count, we combine all issues of each month in a single PDF file.
  Music Week  UK Added all issues from August and September of 2006
  Record Mirror UK Added remaining September 1984 issues and all the October ones.
  No 1 UK
(Number One)
Added all four October 1984 issues
  Bookshelf: History Added: Nothing on the Radio by Murray from 2002
Added: Listening In by Douglass  from1999
Added: Legendary Pioneers of Black Radio by Williams 1998
Added: Broadcasting Television and Radio by Kingson Cowgill & Levy 1955 
Added: A Tower in Babylon Radio to 1933 by Barnouw 1966 
Added: A History of Public Broadcasting by Behrens 2000 
  RCA Books & Manuals Added: RCA Radio Tube Manual #11 1933
Added: RCA Radio Tube Manual #12 1934
  Bookshelf: Biography Added: Sketches of Life by Barnes 1932
Added: Microphone Memoirs by Harris 1937
  Radio: Business of Broadcasting Added: Radio Advertising for Retailers by Sandage from 1945
  Bookshelf: Programming Added: Process and Practice of Radio Programming Lynch & Gillispie 1998
Added: One Man's Family Looks at Life (from the characters of the radio show)
Added: The Old Fashioned Revival Hour by Wright 1940
Oct 23 Modern Era Miscellaneous Added a 1957 CONELRAD pamphlet instructing the public on what to do in the event of "enemy bombers approaching our country". Features the emergency radio system on 640 and 1240 AM.
  Electronic Engineering UK Added November and December 1952 (From annual compendium with no ads or covers)
Added March to May and July to December (Also from compendium) This completes both years.
  RCA Books & Manuals Added the RCA Radiotron Radio Set Socket Layout 1921-1935
  Music Week  UK Added issues from July of 2006
  Broadcast Equipment Distributors Added a new section for "full line" broadcast equipment suppliers such as Broadcast Supply West, Broadcasters' General Store, Allied and others.
Added the 1988-1989 Broadcast Equipment Buyer's Guide. Over 1300 pages of broadcast and electronics gear
Added the 1985-1986 Video Equipment Buyer's Guide 1334 pages of parts and equipment lines
Oct 22 Early Radio Miscellanea Added a 1932 student recruitment brochure from the National Broadcasting Studios, a very professional appearing broadcast school in Los Angeles established by J.A. Rosencrantz who also established National Schools, a technical training institute.
  Byte Added 4 issues from 1988 and 6 from 1989
  Radio Parade Added the first issue dated January of 1941 of this new magazine about the inside stories of the shows America enjoyed on the radio. Or, as they said, "the wheels within the wheels".
Added the May issue from 1941
  UK Miscellaneous  UK Added The World Radio and Television Annual from 1946 with articles about BBC radio and early TV
  Network  Publications Added "What the New Radio Rules Mean" a CBS publication from 1941 with a position on new FCC rules that were felt to affect network operations.
  FM Magazine Added issues from August and September of 1941 of Milton Sleeper's "FM Magazine"
  Bookshelf: TAB Books Added The Complete Broadcast Antenna Handbook  by Cunningham from 1977
  Everyday Electronics
Added September 1988 and January 1989
  Electronic Engineering   UK Replaced November and December 1944 and May 1945 with better & compete issues.
  Hobbies Weekly UK Added December 2 1959
  Record Mirror UK Added three issues from February 1986 and all issues from March 1986
  Music Week  UK Added all issues from June of 2006
  Gates & Harris Manuals & Catalogs Added the manual for the Gates BC-500K 500 watt AM transmitter from 1955
Added the manual for the BC-250T 250 watt AM transmitter from 1958
Added the manual for the BC1G 100/250 watt AM transmitter from 1962
Oct 21 Music Week  UK Added April and May of 2006
  Byte Added 12 issues from 1987, one issue from 1988 and two issues from 1992
  Everyday Electronics
Added replacement for February 1989 with complete pages.
  Electronic Engineering   UK Added new or completed (missing pages found!) for January, February, October and November 1943
Oct 19 Station Sales
Added the station brochures for potential advertisers prepared by Blair, the sales rep firm in 1973. Stations featured: WABC-New York, KPOL-Los Angeles and WGAR-Cleveland
  Amateur Wireless UK Added January 5 1935 (complete issue) and January 12 1935
Added September (replaced with complete issue) 24 1932 and December 3 1932
  Music Week  UK Added all February and March issues from 2006
  Amateur Radio UK Added April 1988 and May 1987
  Downbeat Added July 24 1969
  Broadcast Weekly Added the February 25 1928 issue. This magazine had full West Coast program schedules ass well as articles about stations and shows and ads for radios, antennas, repairs and the like.
Oct 17 Music Week  UK Added October, November, December 2005 and January 2006
  UK Catalogs Added Rapid Electronics April to September 1989 Catalog
  UK Miscellaneous Added the June 1932 issue of The Gramophone, a music and recording publication
  Amateur Radio UK Added February and March of 1987
  Disc UK Added February 12 1972 issue
  Practical Mechanics  UK Replaced the January 1961 issue with complete edition.
  Radio Logs and Lists Added the National Radio Club Trans Atlantic log from 1973
  Wireless World  UK Added complete issue from May 1965 including ads and covers.
Oct 16 Les Ondes Added a complete set of "Les Ondes" which was the French radio program guide and artist magazine published by the German occupational administration during the German occupation of France, 1941 to 1944.
Oct 13 Bookshelf RCA Added 1942-1967 Twenty-Five Years at RCA Laboratories
  Music Week  UK Added August and September issues from 2005
  Radio News Replaced the August 1949 issue with a complete edition of better quality.
NOTE: this issue and the Electronic Servicing replacements have been provided by site users who scanned missing pages or damaged pages and recompiled the issue for us all to enjoy. We welcome such contributions with great enthusiasm!
  PF Reporter /
Electronic  Servicing
Replaced issues from March, May, June and September of 1977 with corrected missing or incomplete pages.
  Personal Computer World UK Added March, May, June, August of 1983
  Amateur Wireless UK Added January 14 1928 and October 13 1934 editions
Oct 11 Personal Computer World UK Added the first five issues from 1982 and the first two issues from 1983
  Music Week  UK Added all issues from May, June and July of 2005
Oct 8 Amateur Wireless UK Added 7 issues from 1928,
  Amateur Radio UK Added December 1986
  NAB Publications Added the Second Edition of the NAB Legal Guide from 1984
  Radio Logs and Lists Added the 1971 National Radio Club Latin American Log.
  RPM (Canada) Added over 80 issues from 1977 to 1983
  Music Week  UK Added March and April 2005 issues
Oct 7 Electronics & Music Maker  UK Added May, June, July and August of 1981
  Bookshelf: Biography Added: Tinker in Television by Tinker and Rukeyser from 1994
Added Fifty Years Behind the Microphone by Les Keiter 1991
  Bookshelf: Radio & TV History Added: Lum & Abner Hall 2007
Added: The Story of Radio by Dunlap 1927 Edition
  Byte Added five issues from 1993 and three from 1992
  Billboard Replaced the May 9 1964 with a copy with all pages complete
  CBC Radio-TV Added June July 1963
  Radio Logs and
 Station Lists
Added the Lefax Radio Section radio station listing. This was part of the Lefax Radio Handbook, a loose-leaf "perpetually up to date" technical sourcebook.
  Amateur Radio UK Added August and November 1986
Oct 6 Marconi Valves  UK Added a 1932 valve ("tubes" for us colonials) specification booklet from Marconi courtesy of Barry Smith,G4IAT.
  CBC Radio Added 21 issues of "CBC Radio" (Later CBC Radio & Television), the employee and staff magazine of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
  Bookshelf: Business of Radio Added a booklet: Radio as an Advertising Medium A service to clients of Met Life from 1929
  Music Week  UK Added all November and December 2004 issues
Added all January and February 2005 Issues.
  Amateur Wireless UK Added the October 20 1928 issue
  Electronics Today ETI  UK Added the August 1973 issue; we now are just one issue short of completing this collection.
  NEW: Electronics & Music Maker  UK Added a new section for this companion to the Maplin magazine featuring music and music related electronics. Thanks to Paul Harding for contributing the first issues ever published!
  Record Mirror UK Added remaining three issues from January 1986
Oct 4 RPM (Canada) Added 21 issues from the missing years between 1978 and 1980. We have another 80 issues on their way from Canada as we continue to work on completing this collection.
  NAB Proceedings Added the 1970 set of the technical papers published in annual volumes called Proceedings. We now have 25 of these editions.
  Drake's Cyclopedia Added the 1928 edition.
  Amateur Radio UK Added September and October of 1986
  Practical Mechanics  UK Added March through July of 1962 as well as October and December of that year
Oct 3 ARRL Radio Amateur's Handbook Added ARRL Amateur's Handbooks from 1941, 1954, 1960 and 1978
  Gates Manuals & Catalogs Added the Cartritape N5844 Manuals for two models from 1961 and 1962. These were Gates' first try at cartridge equipment.
Added the Manual for the GTM-88-F FM frequency monitor. Date uncertain; late 50's.
Added the Manual for the M6588 FM Frequency monitor from the 60's
Added the Gates BC-5P 5000 Watt AM Transmitter module from 1958
  Equipment Manuals Added Marti Electronics 1989 General Catalog
Oct 2 Practical Mechanics  UK Added January and February of 1962 and February through June of 1963 and August of 1953
  Record Mirror UK Added first three September 1984 issues
  Melody Maker UK Added April 15 and Jun 3 from 1961
  Music Week  UK Added five issues from October 2004
Oct 1 October in the
Golden Age
Added the October listing of things that happened in radio's Golden Age from the late Jim Ramsburg
  High Fidelity Added January 1976. This collection is complete from 1951 to 1989
  NAB Publications Added a four-page news release from the NAB News Bureau featuring the text of a speech to the "NAB Executives War Conference" on August 31, 1944 about post- World War II radio and TV broadcasting by Paul Chamberlain of General Electric,. Featured are remarks about FM and television

Among other things, this document talks about the collaboration between Maj. Armstrong and GE to build the first FM receivers in years prior to WW II.

NOTE: This significant document was bought on eBay and comes from the NAB library (It is stamped "NAB Library" at the top). This fact shows the importance of acquiring and scanning documents that picture the history of radio and television since not even our largest trade association is maintaining a deep library.
  Music Week  UK Added January and February issues from 2004
  Record Mirror UK Added July 7, 14, 18 and August 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 1984  and July 22, 1989
  Melody Maker UK Added December 28 1940
  Amateur Radio UK Added January. March and April of 1986, January 1987, January 1988 and April 1989
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