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(New!) Nostalgic Wireless History

For those interested in wireless history or nostalgia for how some of us got started in wireless, below are a series of links to that past.  Enjoy!

 

FCC Field Office in New York City and Examiner Charles Finkelman, 1950s and 60s

 

Radio Row in New York City 1920s to 1970s

NYC’s Radio Row, the First Electronics District

Radio Row for tinkerers lost to World Trade Center

The lost neighborhood of Radio Row in NYC

The ‘non-PC’ version of how hundreds of small businesses were wiped out by the World Trade Center construction (QCWA article).

Wikipedia entry on NYC’s Radio Row

Another article with street diagrams and more pics

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