OT: Archiving data/video/movies/photos/oral history

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Mon Jun 5 20:32:54 2000

> But by 1945 the cavity magnetron was documented to some extent (probably
> enough to make one if you understood Maxwell's Equations ;-)) in the ARRL
> handbook. FWIW, this book was published _before_ the war ended.

That is because the Japanese and Germans had them - no longer a
secret. The Japanese actually were quite far advanced in the art of the

For that matter, SCR-268 radars (first generation U.S. searchlight and
gun control radars) were being sold as surplu before the war ended, too.

William Donzelli
Received on Mon Jun 05 2000 - 20:32:54 BST

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