COLLECTOR GIL SCHLEHMAN - K9WDY:
Gil Schlehman has been collecting Telegraph Keys for many years. He specializes in Semi-Automatic and Automatic Keys ('bugs') but he has also acquired outstanding examples of Early Landline, Wireless, Military, and Paddle Keys. This CD displays his collection in a series of 383 labeled high resolution color photographs that can be viewed in linear pages dedicated to each category of key. Each picture can be enlarged to allow study of fine details by simply clicking on the photo. In additon, a total of 545 Telegraph Patent Drawings, Advertisements and Articles are included for historical and reference purposes.
ORGANIZATION OF THE CD:
Clicking on the items in the index of this CD will lead you into the various sections.
NOTE:A link to corrections and updates for this cd will be posted on
the internet at the top of the www.w1tp.com page in the section devoted to the
announcement of the Gil Schlehman Telegraph Collection CD.
GIL SCHLEHMAN'S TELEGRAPH KEY COLLECTION (383 color photographs):
There are 6 large picture-filled pages dedicated to each major type of key. The keys are presented on each page in alphabetical order according to their most commonly used name. The file name is given under each picture to help you locate it on the disk if you should want to examine it more closely.
You may use the 'search' feature of your browser ( edit/find-on-this-page ) to research other names, manufacturers, and countries of origin. You may also use the 'print' feature to print the photos. This also applies to the following sections.
TELEGRAPH PATENT LISTS (6 pages):
Another indexed section of the CD is dedicated to listing telegraph patent information compiled by Gil Schlehman. This section is useful in helping to find a specific patent. This section can be searched or browsed and it includes a handy listing of the dates of issue of American patents.
TELEGRAPH BUG AND RELATED PATENT DRAWINGS (127 pages):
A section of the CD shows 127 interesting and sometimes amusing telegraph bug and related patent drawings in a large easily scrolled page.
GENERAL TELEGRAPH PATENT DRAWINGS (227 pages):
A section of the CD shows 227 interesting and sometimes amusing telegraph patent drawings in a large easily scrolled page.
TELEGRAPH ADVERTISEMENTS AND INFORMATION (190 pages):
A section of the CD shows 190 Telegraph Key Advertisements and pages of information in a large easily scrolled page.
LOADING THE PAGES:
Although it takes time to load all the pictures into each page, this feature allows visual scanning and comparisons between photos that would not be possible if the user had to click to display each picture. The largest page should take less than one minute to load on most modern computers and, if you want more rapid loading, the entire CD may be loaded onto your hard disk. (Please allow ALL pictures to load before proceeding.) (If some pictures do not appear, Click: Reload Page.)
Although all the pictures and text are copyrighted, you may use any of them for your own personal applications including public lectures and demonstrations. If you wish to use them in publications or websites or offer them for sale to the public in any form, you must contact Gil Schlehman at the address given at the bottom of this page. Please also see the disclaimer of warranty.
Semi-Automatic and Automatic Keys or Bugs: (A - K)
Semi-Automatic and Automatic Keys or Bugs: (J - Z)
Landline Keys: (97 Photos)
Wireless and Spark Keys: (52 Photos)
Military Keys: (17 Photos)
Paddles and Keyers: (20 Photos)
A Listing of Telegraph-Related Patents (6 pages of
Telegraph Bug and Related Patent Drawings (128
General Telegraph Patent Drawings
Telegraph Advertisements and
Information (190 pages):
This has been a brief SAMPLE of the first page of the Gil Schlehman
Collection K9WDY CD-ROM.
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COPYRIGHT NOTICE: (Copyright (c) 2005: Gil Schlehman & Prof. Tom Perera Ph.
Although all the pictures and text are copyrighted, you may use any of them for your own personal applications including public lectures and demonstrations, publications and websites as long as you mention the www.w1tp.com/enigma Museum. If you plan to offer them for sale to the public in any form, you must email me for permission which I will generally grant as long as you mention my museum: http://w1tp.com/enigma. My email address is given at the bottom of this page. Some of the material may require contacting other copyright owners for commercial use and I will inform you by email. Please also see the disclaimer of warranty.