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1st television image.... John Logie Baird...



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February 9, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 9, 1928

* 1st television image sent across Atlantic Ocean
* John Logie Baird - Hartsdale NY New York

Page 3 has a one column heading: "Human Vision Spans Atlantic On Radio Waves" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st transatlantic TV image sent. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

wikipedia notes: On February 9th, 1928, Hartsdale became the birthplace of the American "Couch Potato" when the Scottish inventor John Logie Baird (1888-1946) transmitted the world's first inter-continental short-wave television signal from a transmitter (call sign 2KZ) in Coulsdon, Surrey (a suburb of London, England) to his colleague O.G. Hutchinson in the cellar of Robert M. Hart, an Amateur Radio Operator (call sign 2CVJ) in Hartsdale, New York.

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