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What's New on the AES HC Web Page
Added Ampex Factbook 1970
Added Popular Misconceptions about Magnetic Recording History and Theory—Things You May Have Missed over the Past 85 Years, by Jay McKnight
Added Calculating the Short Wavelength Response of the Magnetic Recording and Reproducing Process -- A Historical Review, by Jay McKnight
Updated Historical Committee Activities at AES Conventions
Added Stanford Libraries' Ampex Model 200A Magnetic Tape Recorder, Restored by Larry Miller ("All About the Ampex Model 200A"), with links to relevant references
Added the Ampex 200A references:
- Reception flyer
- Miller dedication
- Leslie celebration
- 200 A Brochure
- 200A Instruction book
- Lindsay&Stolaroff 200A design
- 201 Conversion
- Drenner Magnetophon
- Miller&McKnight Playing 200A Tapes
Added 131st Convention, New York, NY 2011-10-22
Links to Museums
Updated Links to Unofficial Sites
Updated Links to Organizations and Institutions
Updated HC Officers and Projects
Updated some "404" URLs along the way
Added "Recording History Technology", and the intro to it on the Home Page.
Updated HC Officers and Projects
Added Development of Coated Tape and the Magnetophon in Germany
Added 3M tape Tables in SI Units
Added BOG Reports for Conventions 124, 125, 126, 127, and 129.
Added AES129 HC Meeting Agenda
Added McKnight, AC-Bias at Bell Telephone Labs, 1936-1939
Added Leslie and Snyder "History of the Early Days of Ampex Corporation", the first publication of an original history.
Added Hilliard "A Brief History of Early Motion Picture Sound Recording and Reproducing Practices"
Added Hilliard "Early History of the Evolution of the Volume Indicator"
Added Frayne "[History of] Motion Picture Sound Recording"
Added Frayne "History of Disk Recording"
Added link to "Audio Record"
Updated URLs on General Resources and Unofficial Web Pages...
Added Harry Hirsch to Project Leaders as Oral History Video Project Editor.
Added "Tape Degredation Factors and Challenges in Predcting Tape Life", a link to Richard Hess' ARSC Journal paper. Squealing tape, and what can and can't be done about it to play those tapes, including a new method.
Updated Obituaries, Index and links to
Moved "Historical Committee Activities at AES Conventions" to almost the top of the page, and updated, revised, edited, etc these items:
- Exhibits, talks, presentations, etc
- Agendas for Committee meetings: What's planned for the meetings.
- Reports of Committee activities for the previous half year.
- Minutes of the Committee meetings.
Added Agenda for HC Meeting on 2008-10-03
Added 125th Convention "Historical Events" and Historical Committee Meeting time on this page (above).
HC meeting time changed to Tuesday, 2008-05-20, 10:00...12:00 h on top of home page.
Added HC meeting at Amsterdam Convention to top of home page.
Added advertisement for Historical Events at Amsterdam Convention; reference to "AES Celebrates 60th Anniversary", and that Oral Histories will be available on DVDs; numerous minor rewordings to the home page.
Added obituary for Ross Snyder
Added Update on the Ampex Collection at Stanford University
Added to Project Leaders page: Stan Tempelaars as Historical Events for the 124th Convention (Amsterdam, 2008-05).