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October 2019

Ham Radio Live

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

See an amateur radio station in action with members of the Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club! Learn what a QSL card is, how NMIH's radio station can talk to people across the country, and even try your own hand at the radio. With a rich history of over 70 years in existence and over 150 members, the Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club is one of the prominent communicator clubs in the area. From teaching radio operators how to build their own antennas…

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How It Works: Slate Splitting

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NMIH Historian Mike Piersa presents a hands-on demonstration of the slater’s craft. Visitors will learn how slate is split and “dressed” (shaped), both by hand with modern tools and with machinery approximately one hundred years old. At the end of the program, visitors will be able to create their own small slate product to take home, such as a miniature blackboard or ornament. This talk, part of the museum’s ongoing “How It Works” series that takes place on the fourth…

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November 2019

Veterans Day: Radio’s Major Role in Winning WWII

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

World War 2, the most significant event of the 20th century, was the first world-wide conflict where the use of technology played an overwhelming factor in victory. Guest lecturer Ray Chase will present some of the technology and events that show how radio played a major role in the Allies winning the war effort. Ray Chase is a trustee of the New Jersey Antique Radio Club and a long term dedicated The InfoAge Science History Learning Center and Museum member.…

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