World Radio History

World Radio History is a brilliant resource for US equipment and all sorts of global magazines, and it has a British section too!

It offers all manner of magazines and data sheets, plus some whole manuals.

Topics include Early Radio, DX Amateur, Business and Technical Periodicals, and lots more.

The Early Television Foundation Society and Museum

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The Early Television Foundation in Hilliard, Ohio is dedicated to the preservation of the technology from the early days of television. The website’s mission is to preserve and make available to the public the history of early television, from the mechanical systems of the 1920s through the introduction of colo(u)r television in the 1950s.

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David Taylor’s Postfade website

Richard has been in contact with David Taylor who runs the PostFade website. On the site he looks at broadcast and recorded sound, exploring the techniques from the 1950s and 1960s to the present.

He joined the Anglia Television sound department in the summer of 1966 and closed his ‘Postfade Sound’ television post production suite in 2012.

The articles on his site are mainly concerned with sound, but cameras, vehicles and lighting also feature.