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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated October 16, 1950 reads "Phoning in. Ed Briggs, telephone company communications man, finds out needs at his station and from his mobile transmitting unit radioed in the plea for help." The article partially reads "In the Valley some 75 'hams' went through a mock emergency earthquake test yesterday. The simulated disaster was conducted to demonstrate to the Valley Civilian Emergency corps of the radio amateur's worth during any emergency."; See images #00136329 through #00136331 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 11 cm. Photographic prints
00136330 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d043_f27_i35 CARL0005630055 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/66267
Men--California--San Fernando Valley Radio operators--California--San Fernando Valley Radio--Transmitters and transmission Emergency communication systems--California--San Fernando Valley Mobile communication systems--California--San Fernando Valley Civil defense--California--San Fernando Valley Civil defense readiness--California--San Fernando Valley Simulation methods--California--San Fernando Valley Automobiles--California--San Fernando Valley Steering wheels Microphones San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs