ARS NB9M

ARS NB9M Videos

    Posted Category
Build This 8-Bit Home Computer!
Just 5 Chips

What if I ditched the classic CPU for something more modern yet still 8-bit? How low could I get the chip count?The result was the Amethyst. Just like a classic home computer, it has an integrated keyboard and can generate audio and video. It also has a built-in high-level programming language for users to write their own programs. And it uses just six chips—an ATMEGA1284P CPU...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/23/2020
Events
DIGITAL COMPUTER TECHNIQUES & PRINCIPLES
U.S. Navy, 1962

 This color US Navy training film is about basic computer techniques. This is a 1962 film based on the roman numeral copyright at the end....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
02/22/2020
Lost Technologies
1940s BELL TELEPHONE "MOBILE TELEPHONES"
EARLY CELL PHONE / MOBILE TELEPHONE SYSTEM

Created in the late 1940s, this film from Bell explains the operation of the Mobile Telephone Service (MTS) by showing how it can be used to make business more efficient. The film also shows some of the cutting edge equipment used in the system and shows how it was installed in vehicles (7:30). MTS was a pre-cellular VHF radio system that linked to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). As ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
02/22/2020
Lost Technologies
RCA Victor Tape Cartridge
A Trailblazing Failure

"In this retro HiFi video - I'm looking at a tape cartridge system that introduced a number of innovations and ideas that were incorporated in subsequent formats, but was itself a massive failure. The full demo cart recording can be heard here: https://youtu.be/iVnMnzfftq0 The full RCA promo film can be seen here: https://archive.org/details/Revoluti1958."...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
02/09/2020
Lost Technologies
The Westinghouse Time Capsule
1939 World's Fair

Westinghouse created a new metal alloy specifically for the occasion—Cupaloy, or 99.4% copper, tempered with chromium and silver. Westinghouse claims Cupaloy is as strong as steel but won’t corrode over thousands of years, because instead of rusting, it actually attracts deposits of more metal. The term “time capsule” was coined for the 1939 collection, which included liter...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
02/04/2020
Lost Technologies
The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab
Let your kids measure radioactivity and prospect for radioactive ores!

“Users should not take ore samples out of their jars, for they tend to flake and crumble and you would run the risk of having radioactive ore spread out in your laboratory.” ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
02/02/2020
Lost Technologies
WLW's 500KW Transmitter
A Tour of the Facility

Tour of the historic WLW AM monster broadcast transmitter facility located in Mason Ohio. WLW has kept a major piece of broadcasting history alive by keeping much of the old high power transmitter intact. Recorded while at Hamvention, Dayton OH, in 2013.Back in 1932 WLW increased their power from 50,000 watts to 500,000 watts. They were the only AM broadcasting station in America ever to operate a...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
01/26/2020
Lost Technologies
Swan 350C In Action
Vintage Sideband Net w/Roger, KD7HH

A quick video of the January 20, 2020 check-in to the Vintage Sideband Net (14.2925).  Net control at the time was Roger, KD7HH....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
01/20/2020
Events
Wes Schum W9DYV Symposium
A Windfall for Winterfest 2020

From: https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/wes-schum-w9dyv-symposium-is-a-windfall-for-winterfest-2020.681284/Sometimes things just drop in over the transom. But it’s usually when the transom-owner is effective, organized and the opportunity coming along is looking for such a place to land. In short, those who are effective tend to get unsolicited opportunities. And a true...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
11/21/2019
Events
Collins S-2 Line
N0SAP, Slidell LA

The Ellusive Collins S-2 Line - David Beckler, NØSAP.  David displayed these beauties in the 2018 Jonesborough, TN W9DYV gathering....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
09/12/2019
Events
You are on page 1 of 4
[ Previous Page / Next Page ]