History: Early microwave long distance network [telecom]

In January 1946, Popular Mechanics magazine ran a detailed illustrated article describing the Bell System's proposed microwave long distance network. It includes a description of the operation of the microwave towers (transmitters and receivers) as well as the new toll dial switching system.


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(article begins on page 1, note illustrations on page 5.)

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