Antenna Newsletter

Antenna is the newsletter published for the Mercurians, Special Interest Group in the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT). One-year subscriptions are $5.00 for delivery in the U.S. and $7.50 elsewhere. Single issues are $3.00 per copy.

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Kirksville, MO  63501

Antenna articles, 1988-2001

IssuesArticle TitlesAuthors
November 2001In Search of the First Personal ComputerSusan B. Barnes
“That’s As High As It Will Ever Get”: Getting into OrbitDavid J. Whalen
April 2001The World Wide Web and the Transformation of Internet Domain NamesMilton Mueller
Truth & Myth RevisitedLeslie D. Caldwell
Superman & the Case of the Disappearing Public TelephonePamela W. Laird
November 2000An Artificial Line, or Technology as SpectrologyAristotle Tympas
A Daemon in Her Shape: Dracula & 19th-CenturyJay Pawlowski
Communication Technologies
Truth & Myth & “Firsts”
Basilio Catania
April 2000Videotex, the Internet, and Innovation in France and the United StatesAmy L. Fletcher
Not the First Word on “Firsts”Dag Spicer
Communication Technologies and the Public HistorianMark D. Bowles
November 1999Information Networks and Urban Spaces: The Case of the Telegraph Messenger BoyGreg Downey

Editorial: Seduced by a ”First”
Pamela W. Laird
May 1999Flashback to the Sixties: Bridging and Earlier Communications GapRebecca Raines
Rereading the Supreme Court: Tesla’s Invention of RadioWallace Edward Brand
The Vacuum Tube MuseumKarl D. Stephan
November 1998Misreading the Supreme Court: A Puzzling Chapter in the History of RadioA. David Wunsch