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27937Re: Long Lines transatlantic SSB links

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  • OZOB99
    Jun 14, 2013
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      An article with transmitter details:

      http://www.qcwa.org/members/journals/1998-2-summer.pdf

      p36-37

      A recent web page with vintage photos:

      http://www.mercerspace.com/features/pole-farm-remembered-in-mercer-meadows-plans/






      --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, Sam Etler <etler@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 8:24 AM, Nick England <navy.radio@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Long Lines had transatlantic SSB links prior to WW2 using the receiver
      > > site at Netcong NJ and transmitter site at Lawrenceville NJ. Does
      > > anyone know more about when the D-99945 SSB receiver and D-15600 SSB
      > > transmitter were developed?
      > > The USN adopted these in the war as the REA receiver and FEC
      > > transmitter (the package was later known as AN/FRC-10)
      > >
      >
      > Bell Labs was doing testing of SSB shortwave transatlantic transmission in
      > 1933 and 1934. The D-99945 and D-156000 sets were developed between then
      > and 1938. See:
      >
      > A Single-Sideband Short-wave System for Transatlantic Telephone, Proc. IRE,
      > Vol. 23, pp. 701-716, July 1935
      >
      > A Short-Wave Single-Sideband Radiotelephone System, Proc. IRE, Vol. 26, pp.
      > 1431-1454, Dec. 1938
      >
      > sam
      >
      >
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      >
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