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 Collins Radio -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Collins Radio was responsible for some of the most advanced (A communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves) radio receiving technology available between the (The decade from 1940 to 1949) 1940s and the (The decade from 1970 to 1979) 1970s.
The Collins mechianical filter was introduced to consumers in the 75A-3 and the 75A-4 was one of the first receivers marketed specifically as a (Click link for more info and facts about single sideband) single sideband receiver.
Collins was acquired in the 1970s by (United States illustrator whose works present a sentimental idealized view of everyday life (1894-1978)) Rockwell and continues to design communications equipment today under the name (Click link for more info and facts about Rockwell Collins) Rockwell Collins (COL).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/collins_radio.htm   (672 words)

 Dave Collins Radio World - Brandon
A few weeks after I started my first radio job, a friend told me she had called the newspaper and that they wanted to interview me and take some pictures at the station.
Collins said he first started broadcasting with his home-built kit over his neighborhood in Panama City and got to know those stations well - all three of them.
When the home station was a going concern, Collins said, he and and some friends broadcasted public service announcements, did free advertising, had their own engineer and held monthly station meetings to discuss programming, policy and airshifts - which began at 6 a.m.
www.geocities.com /davecollinsworld/brandon.html   (720 words)

Collins Radio Company, founded by Arthur Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, initially designed and produced short wave radio equipment.
Collins Radio Company provided communications in America's space program, including equipment for astronauts to communicate with earth stations and equipment to track and communicate with spacecraft.
Collins communications equipment was used for the Apollo, Gemini and Mercury programs, providing voice communication for every American astronaut traveling through space.
www.rockwellcollins.com /about/history   (407 words)

 Rockwell Collins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rockwell Collins NYSE: COL is a large US-based international company primarily providing aviation and information technology systems, solutions, and services to governmental agencies and aircraft manufacturers.
Founded in Cedar Rapids, Iowa by Arthur Collins in 1933 as Collins Radio Company, the company provided radio communications equipment to the 1933 South Pole expedition of Rear Admiral Richard Byrd.
After facing financial difficulties, the Collins Radio Company was purchased by Rockwell International in 1973.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rockwell_Collins   (237 words)

 Collins Radio Repair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I have been around HAM radio all my life, my father was a HAM and I had a few family members that were Ham's, I built my first transmitter when I was 12 and got out for a while then got back in, in the 80's.
I enjoy collecting and restoring Collins radios and have a few of them; I enjoy the Collins nets and working AM in the early hours on 3.880.
I am a member of the Collins Collector Association, NAVY/MARINE CORPS M.A.R.S and served in the United States Marines during the Viet Nam.
users2.ev1.net /~wb7dyw   (325 words)

 Bill Collins -- longtime radio DJ in Bay Area
Bill Collins, who was a disc jockey on country radio station KNEW for 26 years, died expectedly at his home in Walnut Creek on Monday.
Collins retired in 1997 after one of the longest running careers in Bay Area radio.
Collins always remembered a high point in his career when the Loma Prieta earthquake struck on Oct. 17, 1989 -- right in the middle of his afternoon drive-time show.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/10/10/BA149629.DTL&type=printable   (310 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | TV and Radio | Joan Collins back in US soaps
Collins - most famous for her role as the bitchy Alexis Carrington in the glamorous US drama Dynasty - will be with the CBS soap for six months.
Collins' return to US TV drama is expected to be first seen in September and will be welcomed by fans of both Collins' trademark "rich bitch" persona and hit 1980s shows Dynasty and Dallas.
Collins' time in the series will mark her first in a daytime drama series.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/2135505.stm   (342 words)

 Collins Radio Classics -- A Virtual Museum for Collins Radios
Since its concept stages and publication in 1995 and 1996, "Collins Radio Classics" has been developing in cyberspace as original Collins archives and resources are being re-discovered and compiled.
It is well established that Art Collins and his Collins Radio Company were star players in the innovative heritage of ham radio.
If your interest in the Collins radio classics is for appreciation, restoration, operation, or just for nostalgia; I hope that it can lead to a classic Collins radio station in your own ham shack...
www.radioing.com /collins   (301 words)

 OSCN Found Document:Collins Radio Co. of Dallas, Tex. v. Bell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Collins offers field service and advice to stations as part of its promotional materials and that, of course, would be a continuing relationship centered at the place of location of the equipment.
Collins provided Bell with the names of three men, who were qualified to install the transmitter and connect it to the Rotoverter.
Collins provided personnel to be present at the time of hookup, but such personnel was not provided to perform installation, only to check the transmitter.
www.oscn.net /applications/oscn/deliverdocument.asp?citeid=4939   (6906 words)

 Collins Radio Company Australasia - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1930, the Collins Radio Company (of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA) was established to produce radio equipment for the amateur market.
By the end of World War II, the Collins Radio Company was involved in the development and production of a wide range of high-performance communication equipment.
In 1973, Rockwell International acquired Collins Radio Company and the CRCA name was changed to Rockwell-Collins (Australasia) Pty.
www.boeing.com.au /History/collins.html   (402 words)

 Collins Radio 1960s - 1970s
The Collins Radio Company, as an organized business concern, began in the late summer of 1932.
At that time, Arthur Collins and an associate - who later left the company - were the nucleus around which the firm was to develop.
Today most everyone is at least faintly familiar with the term "Ham Operator", and understand it designates one who has embraced radio as a hobby.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,collins-radio-1960s,338331.html   (187 words)

 Antique Radio Classified: Book Review
Over the years, Collins Radio gear has been held in high regard by the ham community, and owners of Collins radios, past and present, are fiercely loyal.
The Collins units are noted for their accuracy and stability.
Unless you have an intimate knowledge of Collins model numbers and equipment types, locating some models in the book is not a simple task.
www.antiqueradio.com /bookrev1_6-96.html   (961 words)

 Ham Radio
Collins Radio is in most Ham Radio operators mind's, the pinnacle of manufacturers, the best of the best.
This is the famous Collins Radio Auto tuning ART-13 transmitter that replaced all of the BC375's towards the end of WWII.
This is the famous Collins TCS-5 WWII transmitter that was used primarily by the Navy during the war.
www.radioera.com /ham_radio.htm   (1373 words)

 WA3KEY Virtual Collins Radio Museum
Collins' amateur radio equipment has been the standard used by DXpeditions around the world in environmental extremes seldom encountered by the average ham.
The Universal Radio Group, latest generation of Collins' SSB equipment, is a highly flexible and sophisticated HF communication design used by the U.S. Armed Forces, NATO and space centers.
Collins' research and development, plus the Company's never-ending emphasis on quality control, assure each Collins' amateur equipment owner that he has the most advanced and most thoroughly tested equipment available and that it will retain its value through the years.
www.wa3key.com /collins.html   (431 words)

 Collins Equipment Archive
The Collins Radio Company* was founded in 1932 by Arthur A.
Collins* at Cedar Rapids, IA. It was famous for producing high quality transmitters for amateurs, the military and the broadcast industry.
In 1977, Collins Radio Co. was bought by Rockwell and moved to Dallas, TX, as Rockwell-Collins.
www.oldradio.com /archives/hardware/collins.htm   (628 words)

 IDS: Collins radio boasts originality (Campus, 02/02/2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Housed on the second floor of Collins-Brown, this is WLLC FM 107.7, the radio station created by and for residents of Collins Living-Learning Center.
Before then, Messing said "it was mainly a few kids playing music for their friends." He wanted WLLC to serve a larger audience and better represent the Collins community, so in early 1999, Messing asked for and received station restructuring approval from the Collins Arts Council.
WLLC is wired through the buildings of Collins, so each room needs signal splitters and a special kit in order for students to be able to access the station.
www.idsnews.com /news/2000.02.02/campus/2000.02.02.collins.html   (732 words)

 Collins (on RecreationFizz.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Collins Amateur radio equipment plus information and links about glowbugs, boatanchors and antique valve radio equipment.
Picture galleries and specifications of the Collins R-389/URR VLF Receiver, the famous tube type LF receiver built for the military.
'Real radios have motors' is an overview of five generations of remotely tuned radio receivers from the Collins Radio Company.
www.recreationfizz.com /Radio/Amateur/Boatanchors/Collins   (301 words)

 Open Directory - Recreation: Radio: Amateur: Boatanchors: Collins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Collins Radio Classics - A virtual museum honoring the Collins classics of Amateur Radio.
Collins Radio Photo Gallery - A collection of classic and military Collins radios, each with pictures and specifications.
Collins R-389/URR VLF Receiver - Picture galleries and specifications of the Collins R-389/URR VLF Receiver, the famous tube type LF receiver built for the military.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Radio/Amateur/Boatanchors/Collins   (370 words)

 Collins compendium on the web and Amateur Radio station VK3JQ/VK3KCM
After 23 years of operating with a Limited/Novice licence and the impending elimination of morse code as a requirement for radio amateurs, I decided it was time to shake off the shackles of 5 WPM and go for the 10 WPM full call requirement.
The Collins Radio Company opened their Melbourne office in St Kilda road in 1958 before moving to a location in Collins street, in the Melbourne CBD, a year or two later.
In 1969 a large contract for the supply of HF-80 equipment, both in Australia and Asia was won for the company and a new manufacturing facility was established at Lilydale in the same year and the new service centre staff and assembly personal transfered from Niddrie to Lilydale.
www.angelfire.com /de/vk3kcm   (1188 words)

 The Hammond Museum of Radio Collins Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Hammond Museum of Radio hosts one of the largest operational collection of Collins Radio equipment anywhere.
With Collins building less than 100 of its 30K stations, this fully operational Collins 30K is a rare find.
While Collins originally shipped these stations with 4-250A's, most operators upgraded the finals to the 4-400A's for improved performance and output.
www.hammondmuseumofradio.org /collins.html   (242 words)

 Collins Collectors Association - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is important to document and archive the knowledge and experiences of those who either worked for Collins in the early days, knew the people who were associated with Collins Radio at that time, or used the equipment on the air in that period.
It is for a technical discussion of various Collins Radio equipment and its repair and restoration.
The Collins Radio logos contained herein are Trademarks of Rockwell Collins, Inc. and are used with permission.
www.collinsradio.com   (1901 words)

 Collins Radio Replica Rack Adapters
Romad AFS Series Rack Adapters allows the customer provided Collins S-Line equipment to remain in its cabinet and is then inserted from the rear of the Adapter for installation.
Also produced is the Romad AFM Series adapters when your prized equipment is subject to movement as in mobile installations in aircraft, boats, RV's, etc. or the desire is to have an original configuration.
Radio Reprints by WB8CPW are professional looking reprinted equipment manuals for Ameco, Collins, Drake, Gonset, Hallicrafters, Hammarlund, Johnson, National, and others.
romadenterprises.com /collins.htm   (374 words)

 ARRLWeb: Surfin': The King is Dead, Long Live the King!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I could not afford Collins equipment and had a variety of non-Collins equipment at home, but I had a key to W1AW and would activate the station as often as I could, usually sitting in front of the Collins console.
Collins Radio Association Web site maintained by Dave Knepper, W3ST; and the Virtual Collins Radio Museum assembled by Norm Drechsel, WA3KEY.
I sure learned plenty about the Collins receiver and transmitter I picked up, such as why they were so hard to pick up (they weigh 57 and 105 pounds respectively).
www.arrl.org /news/features/2002/06/29/1?nc=1   (763 words)

 Stubblefield Radio Trust - Nathan B. Stubblefield of Murray Kentucky- 1860-1928 / Photos courtesy of Special ...
In 1902, Nathan's Wireless Radio Telephone™ offered instant broadcast contact with the push of a button across a one mile radius and was publicized "that one day, his wireless would be heard all the way to China".
Gehring, Stubblefield And Fennell, incorporated their new company in the State of Arizona, 75% of the Collins' Wireless Telephone Company was given to Stubblefield, for the patent rights in Canada.
But of all the stations on the air in the early 1920s, the one to stir the attention of the public and the industry alike was ATandT's WEAF in New York.
smart90.com /stubblefieldradiotrust   (2678 words)

 FR Doc 02-29674
This amendment also requires a one-time inspection to determine whether a Collins LRA-900 radio altimeter receiver/transmitter with a certain part number is installed, and modification of such a radio altimeter.
This amendment is prompted by reports indicating that a fault in Collins LRA-900 radio altimeters having a certain part number could result in an incorrect and unbounded output of radio altitude to other airplanes.
The actions specified by this AD are intended to prevent an undetected anomalous radio altitude signal that is passed along to the flare control law of the flight control computer, which could cause the airplane to flare too high or too low during landing, and consequently result in a hard landing.
a257.g.akamaitech.net /7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2002/02-29674.htm   (1746 words)

 GROOVE RADIO :: Sandra Collins: Naive no more
Sandra Collins replies to my question with a voice that sounds both youthful and wise when I ask her how she would sum up her current style.
With the release of her first CD in nearly two years, countless side projects in the works and a highly anticipated solo artist album getting closer by the day, Sandra sounds relived to have her latest project nearly behind her.
That is to say, Sandra at her finest “so far.” As we know, Sandra Collins knows how to tell a story, and this story has only just begun.
www.grooveradio.com /article.asp?ArticleID=1051   (1283 words)

 Dave Collins Radio World - Pensacola
Dave Collins Radio World is dedicated to the crazy, sometimes fun yet always unpredictable world of radio.
If you have ever worked in radio and have never been fired, you either haven't been doing it for very long or you are the owner's nephew.
The rest of Dave Collins Radio World is set-up as different rooms of a radio station, more or less.
www.geocities.com /davecollinsworld   (363 words)

This series contains nearly every Collins Radio technical manual for every communication and amateur radio equipment item that was manufactured by Collins Radio from 1946 until 1980.
To insure the very highest quality of reproducing the original manuals, REA used photographic quality paper for reproduction to insure the highest quality possible for the digital files that were created.
This collection of digital technical publications should be a must for every Collins equipment user and collector.
www.radioera.com /collins_announcement.htm   (555 words)

 B-29 Radio Project
We are a group of volunteers from the Collins Amateur Radio Club and the Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club.
We are working to preserve the legacy of the Collins ART-13 / ATC Radio Transmitter by recreating an operational Radio Operator position in the B-29 bomber as a special exhibit for the Carl and Mary Koehler History Center.
The Collins Amateur Radio Club, in cooperation with the Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club will be operating a special Amateur Radio Station at The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center, 615 1St.
www.collinsclubs.com /carc/b-29   (1359 words)

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