Modern Era Collection

  All kinds of catalogs, brochures, one-time publications and single issues from the Post-WW II era
Short run journals, one-of-a-kind catalogs, local program schedules and single issues of magazines can be found on this page. All are from the post-Golden Age period to the beginning of the new Millennium (1950-2010)
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Other Collections of Miscellanea
Early Radio Collection
Miscellanea from the UK
Australian Miscellanea
Canadian Miscellanea
Country Radio Seminar
15th Annual event program from 1984
Wonderful World of FM Radio
St. Louis Post Dispatch section 1969
Empire State Broadcasting
A presentation of the building owner from 2014
Blair Radio Market Detail
Buffalo, Philly, P'burgh, Seattle.
2014 book from EMF about this format and Air1
2014 book from EMF about this format and K-Love
Country Radio Seminar
1985 convention program book
Music Connection
"LA Radio Wars" issue
Example of a collection of memos from a noted program consultant
Generation II music scheduling from Radio Ware
Autoselect Computer music scheduling by Jefferson Pilot
Twenty Years of Television
Chicago Tribune special supplement.
Other Industry Topics
BMI 1940 to 1960. Music licensing organization formed by broadcast interests. Music in the Air
RCA publication from the 1930's about educational use of radio
Radio War Guide 1942 publication with protocols for radio's war coverage. 
Telecast Magazine
November, 1949
Early TV industry magazine.
RCA Journey of Discovery. Listening to exotic radio stations Daytime Broadcasters Discussion of fulltime operation with 9 kHz spacing 
AM Stereo
A collection of articles and documents
Programming & Syndication
RKO's Breakthrough Course of Radio
Sales training from 1974 
Rick Sklar and ABC's Superradio satellite Top 40 format operations manual  NBC's 1975  syndicated all news format. Full presentation. 
Selector Ver. 12 Manual
Radio computer music scheduling
Century 21 Syndicated radio formats 1980 Generation II music scheduling from Radio Ware
Autoselect music scheduling software
manual from Jefferson Pilot
Selling Smarter
Irwin Pollack's
Sales training publication. Several issues.
Post-War Early Commercial Television
TeleVision Guide
Example of an early program listing; NY June 1948 
People's Television Survey
1946 An analysis of TV use and technology
Engineering that Enhanced Programming
  RCA's 1941
"50.000 Watts of FM" 
  RCA's 1941
"How to Plan an FM Station" 
  RCA's 1941
"How W47A Did It" 
Technology: Circuits, devices and construction
Popular Science Radio TV Annual
100 Ways to Beat your Wife at Hi-Fi
From Altec
Conalert II CONELRAD monitor from the height of the cold war. Full Manual
Motorola AM Stereo
"The Answer to the Marketplace Decision"
FM Stereo Multiplex
NRI School bulletin about new FM stereo
Something New to Listen To
New tech in Car radios from Delco
1957 buyer's guide and technology tutorial
Seleccion de Circuitos (Argentina)
RCA Picto-O-Guide
TV Trouble Shooting
Volume III - 1952
Catalogs, Manufacturers & Newsletters
TV Replacement
Parts Guide
Cannon Plugs
1955 Catalog
Many obsolete plug types
Northwest Electronic World
Single issue from 1950
Collins Signal
1953 spring issue
Communications Receivers.
1950's (est)
Northwestern Electronic World
Single issue from 1964
Sams Radio Red Book
Motorola TV
1952 Brochure
Motorola TV
Reference Catalog 1952
Regulation and Safety
test broadcast recording from the 1950s
MP3 player required
test broadcast recorded off the air in 1961 national test.
MP3 player required
National Bureau of Standards
WWV Annual report for various years 1970-2002
Management - Legislation - Labor - Sales
The Brain
Small Market newsletter and sales aid publication from the late 60's. Many Issues in one file.
National Radio Institute
Sample lesson of a typical home study school.
Video Communications Guide
A 1963 issue
Radio Service of the U.S. Information Agency (1970)
A group operator's 1998 market employee guide. RKO Radio
Course of Radio

Training for radio sales and management.
AM Stereo proceedings from late 70's into the 80's.
Kahn et. al.
Daytime Broadcasters Association.
Newsletter, correspondence
The Pulse of Broadcasting
Management magazine
Two issues from 1988
AM/FM and Chancellor
1999 "interactive" internet strategy
Rick Sklar and ABC's Superradio satellite Top 40 format operations manual   NBC's 1975  syndicated all news format. Full sales presentation.   Century 21 Syndicated radio formats 1980
Anuario Cinematogr√°fico y Tele Radial Cubano
1960 Cuban Radio, TV, Film Guide
Radio Free Europe
Portugal transmission project 1952