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Title
Air to ground experimental radio transmission, Tanforan air race, 1911
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1911/01/
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
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Description
Side angle shot of same image as 2003-35-68a: Lt. Paul W. Beck (1876-1922) sits next to pilot Phillip Parmelee (1887-1912), in a Wright Model B biplane before taking off for a demonstration of wireless communication between an airplane in flight and a ground operator, January 1911, Tanforan. Beck, at left, holds a radio transmitter labeled "Type A-4 Aeroplane Wireless Telegraph Set. Designed By Western Wireless Equipment Co." The airplane was outfitted with radio equipment by Earle Ennis. On reverse, "Phil Ennis' pix?"
Type
image
Identifier
ED03B976-45F2-4FAD-81D2-538688501647
2003-35-68b
Subject
Radio in aeronautics (LCSH)
Radio--Transmitters and transmission (LCSH)
Tanforan Race Track (San Bruno, Calif.)
Ennis, Earle
Beck, Paul W
Parmelee, Philip Orin (1887-1912)

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