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The 1921 Transatlantic Tests Progenitors of Modern Topband Dxing and Contesting.

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1 The 1921 Transatlantic Tests Progenitors of Modern Topband Dxing and Contesting

2 EVERYDAY ENGINEERING MAGAZINE Sept 1920 Issue Announces the First Transatlantic Test

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11 The Spring Hat

12 The Second Transatlantic Tests December 7-16, 1921

13 Giver th Limit! We Gotta Win this Contest

14 Paul Godley, 2ZE ARRLs Operator at Androssen, Scotland

15 Godleys Tent in Androssen, Scotland

16 Inspector D.E. Pearson Witnessed all of Godleys reception in Androssen

17 Harold H. Beverage Godley unexpectedly met Beverage during his voyage to England

18 1300 Foot Beverage Antenna Installed by Godley at Androssen

19 Nine Tube Armstrong Superhetrodyne Receiver Godleys Receiver and Tuner at Androssen

20 The Armstrong Superhet used at Androssen (top view)

21 Schematic of the Armstrong Superhet and Beverage Antenna used at Androssen Five Stage IF Amplifier Det AF BFO MixerBeverage Oscillator

22 The 1BCG Station in Greenwich CT

23 Edwin Armstrong

24 1BCG Hamshack after it was moved under the antenna

25 1BCG Cage Aerial

26 directly above the hamshack

27 1BCG Counterpoise

28 1BCG Kilowatt CW Transmitter

29 The UV Watter

30 1BCG Kilowatt CW Transmitter FSK Master OscillatorKilowatt Amplifier 2500 Volt DC Motor Generator Cage Aerial Counter Poise

31 1BCG Receivers

32 Godleys Original Copy The First Transoceanic Message via Amateur Radio

33 Transmitting Godleys Reports Marconis 250 KW Longwave Radio Station MUU Cefn Du Mountain, Wales

34 They Knew They had Won! The 1BCG Team in Greenwich CT Edwin Armstrong John Grinan Ernest Amy 2VK George Burghard 2SS Walker Inman 2BGM Minton Cronkite 1BCG

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37 1BCG Commemorative Monument Greenwich, Connecticut

38 Commemorative Plaque Androssen, Scotland


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