Journal, Volume 8

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Vols. 59-95, Dec. 1920-1948 include (1941-48, in pt. 3) Proceedings of the Radio section (as Wireless section, Chairman's address, 1920-40; as Wireless section, Proceedings, 1941-44).

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Page 456 - The vessels referred to in this article, when not making way through the water, shall not carry the side lights, but when making way shall carry them.
Page 367 - Resolved, that the Secretary of the Treasury be requested to report to the House at its next session upon the propriety of establishing a system of telegraphs for the United States.
Page 389 - Society ; he was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers...
Page 221 - ... magnets arranged radially in a flat circle in a plane parallel to that of the disc. Suggests, as an alternative, fixing the disc and rotating the magnets. The apparatus by means of a commutator produces "continuous currents," but the strength keeps varying from a maximum to nought. 1853. SHEPARD, 1587. " Improvements in Magneto-Electric Apparatus suitable for the production of Motive Power, of Heat, and of Light.
Page 456 - A ship, whether a steamship or a sailing ship, when employed either in laying or in picking up a telegraph cable, or which from any accident is not under command, shall at night carry, in the same position as...
Page 352 - Mr. Cooke is entitled to stand alone as the gentleman to whom this country is indebted for having practically introduced and carried out the electric telegraph as a useful undertaking, promising to be a work of national importance ; and Professor Wheatstone is acknowledged as the scientific man, whose profound and successful researches had already prepared the public to receive it as a project capable of practical application...
Page 360 - ... then no question could be entertained of the practicability and utility of the suggestion above adverted to. I was therefore induced to make the trial ; but I found such a sensible diminution with only 200 feet of wire, as at once to convince me of the impracticability of the scheme.
Page 382 - Never did I feel such a tumultuous sensation before,' said the Professor, ' as when all alone in the still room I heard the needles click, and as I spelled the words I felt all the magnitude of the invention, now proved to be practical beyond cavil or dispute.
Page 456 - ... and shall by day carry in a vertical line one over the other, not less than six feet apart, where they can best be seen, two black balls or shapes, each two feet in diameter.
Page 355 - I was so much struck with the wonderful power of electricity and so strongly impressed with its applicability to the practical transmission of telegraphic intelligence, that from that very day I entirely abandoned my former pursuits and devoted myself thenceforth with equal ardour, as all who know me can testify, to the practical realisation of the electric telegraph, an object which has occupied my undivided energies ever since.

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