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  • Sam Etler
    I m not sure if I mentioned this on this list or not but it bears repeating. From time to time the BSTJ did entire issues devoted to a specific topic. I went
    Message 1 of 15 , Sep 1, 2011
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      I'm not sure if I mentioned this on this list or not but it bears repeating.
      From time to time the BSTJ did entire issues devoted to a specific topic. I
      went through and compiled a list of each issue which is here:

      http://etler.com/docs/BSTJ/specialissues.txt

      It's not as comprehensive as going through the table of contents and some
      things didn't warrant an entire issue, but it's a good jumping off point if
      there's a specific technology you're interested in.

      sam

      On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 12:22 AM, widebandit <widebandit@...> wrote:

      > I dunno... Just for fun I put TM-1 in the <
      > http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/bstj/> BSTJ search box and the paper came
      > right up...
      >
      > Did the same thing with TL and not only did the TL paper come up but the TL
      > solid-state amplifier paper came up as well...
      >
      > (You see... TL was the predecessor; TM-1/TL-2 were two short-haul radio
      > systems specifically designed to work together in cross-band diversity...)
      >
      > Pretty much the same with TD-2, TD-3, TH, TH-3, L3, L4, L5, crossbar,
      > whatever...
      >
      > But that kind of quick search skips over an awful lot... If you haven't
      > taken the time to look at the table of contents of every issue - you've
      > missed many relevant side roads...
      >
      > Whaddya know - someone even wrote a couple of papers on the mathematics of
      > how jumper wires build up in the MDF (making a couple of false assumptions
      > in the process - like assuming the average frame tech WANTS to pull out dead
      > jumpers)...
      >
      > And the Holbrook-Dixon paper on load-rating theory for multi-channel
      > amplifiers runs across the entire spectrum of analog multiplex technology (H
      > & D were two analog computer geeks drafted into figuring out how to set
      > multichannel baseband levels that would almost but not quite overload the
      > amps - Holbrook was continually amazed at his name recognition in the
      > microwave engineering community - "Are you THE Holbrook of
      > Holbrook-Dixon?")...
      >
      > And please no whining 'bout havin' ta look through 381 issues - what's it
      > gonna take, a couple hours of yer life? Sure beats talkin' some librarian
      > into unlocking the closed stacks for you and thumbin' through 61 bound
      > volumes page by page (been there - done that). And I believe it beats
      > throwin' up a question on a blog somewhere hopin' some self proclaimed
      > old-fart (such as myself) will come up with the right answer...
      >
      > - waw -
      >
      > --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, David <wb8foz@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > On 8/31/11 2:59 PM, widebandit wrote:
      > >
      > > > The technical features of TL-1 and TM-1/TL-2 radio may readily be found
      > in the Bell System Technical Journal:
      > >
      > > Bell System Technical Journal Search
      > >
      > > Any Field: TL-2
      > >
      > > Any Field: TM-1
      > >
      > > Any Field: TL-1
      > >
      > > all come back snake eyes.
      > >
      > >
      > > But since so does "microwave" does as well; I assume my search-fu needs
      > > realigning.
      > >
      > > [Actually, it looks like BSTG searches & Firefox suddenly don't get
      > along.
      > > If I move to another browser, I now see some responses...
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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