Fw: The Boston Post and Boston radio

Ted Larsen tlmedia@triad.rr.com
Tue Aug 11 15:52:45 EDT 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ted Larsen" <tlmedia@triad.rr.com>
To: "Donna Halper" <dlh@donnahalper.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: The Boston Post and Boston radio

> Thanks Donna: I'll check it out later today. When I was a kid I had the 
> fun of rebuilding a 1948 Motorola 6" TV that I found on a sidewalk. It was 
> like watching a show on an oscilloscope, but lots of fun for a nerdy kid.
> t
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Donna Halper" <dlh@donnahalper.com>
> To: "Ted Larsen" <tlmedia@triad.rr.com>; "Dan.Strassberg" 
> <dan.strassberg@att.net>; "Doug Drown" <revdoug1@myfairpoint.net>; "Boston 
> Radio Interest Board" <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 3:00 PM
> Subject: Re: The Boston Post and Boston radio
>> At 01:39 PM 8/11/2009, Ted Larsen wrote:
>>>Here is are fascinating bits of info on Boston's first TV station, W1XAY 
>>>and it mentions Donna.
>>>Perhaps she wrote it. Does anyone know if the Boston Post mention is 
>>>correct?  "With 48 lines of res. and 18 fps," it must have been viewed 
>>>with homemade sets with tiny screens.
>> Ah yes, wikipedia basically stealing my stuff and not even saying thank 
>> you.  Here's the article I wrote about W1XAY and it's quite thorough. 
>> (And yes, 1928 TV was very experimental and the picture quality would 
>> indeed have been awful.  That is why many critics saw no future in it at 
>> that time-- GE was also experimenting with TV and their first broadcast 
>> was so bad the critics complained it was 
>> unwatchable...http://www.tvhistory.tv/W1XAY.htm

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