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Description of the Collection
Digital version in PDF format of the out-of-print autobiography FATHER OF RADIO by Lee de Forest, originally published by Wilcox & Follett (Chicago), 1950.
Description of the Collection Fifteen minute audio recording of Lee de Forest speaking on his 85th birthday (August. 26, 1958) to thank over 60,000 Ham radio operators who sent him QSL cards in honor of his birthday. It was recorded by Harry Leonard, audiologist for Fox Studios, and played over Ham radio ARRL Headquarters in Harper, Conn. De Forest comments about how impressed he was at receiving the thousands of birthday greetings as a sign of "the high regard which radio amateurs hold toward myself." He recounts a bit...