of the Month: "You
see, the wire telegraph is a kind of very, very long cat. You pull his
tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you
understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send
signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is there is
no cat." - Albert
NOTE: Our meetings start at approximately 7:30 PM Eastern time. Club
business report are presented from 7:30 to approximately 8:00 or 8:15.
The Live Stream continues with the
evening's "Tech Talk" presentation, which typically begins between 8:15
live video broadcast of our meetings on YouTube
broadcast, second Friday of each month, meeting begins at
7:30 PM EST.
Presentation begins at approx. 8 PM EST.
See meeting announcement
below for details.)
New Jersey Antique Radio Club usually meets
second Friday of each month. Meetings
begin at 7:30
Online, via Zoom
Join us Online. 7:30 PM If attending via Zoom, you'll receive a link to the
online meeting via an
email from The NJARC
Communicator prior to the start of the meeting.
Our February meeting will take place on Zoom.
Regenerative Loop Antennas
by Prof. Joe Jesson
Join us for
our January meeting as Technical Coordinator Al Klase.
antennas are hot topic today and improved directional loop antennas are
key for having great BCB Dxing fun. Joe discusses the earliest 1924
patent which adds regeneration to a loop antenna to get improved
selectivity and other performance enhancements.
The regenerative loop antenna inventor, Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin went
on to work for RCA and is considered to be a pioneer of television
technology (Sarnoff called him THE inventor of television)! Joe
reverse engineers a commercial regen loop - the Kiwa Medium Wave air
core loop antenna - with the idea of designing and making one... Could
be a cool NJARC project if we can get a critical mass of members
Prof Joe Jesson is an adjunct ECE Professor at The College of New
Jersey and CEO of a Consulting Company, RFSigint Group. Maybe his 3rd
retirement will work this time.
Don't forget that besides our regular monthly meetings, there are
informal social gatherings on Zoom every Tuesday and Thursday.
Watch your email from The NJARC Communicator
the log-in information.
Complaints? Trouble Reports?
Please contact Dave
Sica (webmaster1-at-njarc.org) directly with any questions or
suggestions about this
New Jersey Antique Radio Club
is dedicated to the preservation of radio history. The club usually
meets on the second Friday of each month. Check the meeting
announcement each month for the location of that month's meeting and
any deviation from the usual night.
is a small Radio Swap Meet before and after the meetings which start
promptly at 7:30 PM. Every month there is a "Tech Talk" radio
collecting presentation. Anyone interested in old radios is
welcome to attend and join. Several times a year, the club sponsors a swapmeet
featuring an antique radio flea market and auction.
and prayers continue to go out to the brave and the innocent