The Naval Period

Naval Period

The U.S. Navy was the site owner here during World War I. Their work focused on strengthening radio signals and sharpening signal reception.

Static Elimination Disclosure – November 18, 1918

A secret invention perfected in Wall was unveiled to the world 100 years ago this week. It was July 4th, 1917 in Wall when Guglielmo Marconi was shown the breakthrough invention at his giant wireless station, known today as Camp Evans. His face lit up with a smile, he…

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WWI at The Belmar High Powered Wireless Station

This overview post tells the WWI history of Camp Evans, the Marconi Belmar station. It was a significant communications control point and research site during the United States involvement in WWI. In fact, it was the central hub of wireless communications between…

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RADIO REMINISCENCES – A HALF CENTURY by A. Hoyt Taylor

Published in the book: RADIO REMINISCENCES: A HALF CENTURY by A. Hoyt Taylor Published by U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington. D.C.  First Edition 1948,  reprint 1960, Pages 50 – 60 Web editor notes: Thanks to Linda Norton of the Naval Research Laboratory…

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U.S. Gives Radar Secrets, ‘Major Reason’ of Victory

This story was printed the day World War Two ended. It is an excellent overview of the major roll radar played in the Allied victory. It also predicts the future of electronics. As the Signal Corps radar laboratory Camp Evans played a fundamental roll in the “story of victory in a laboratory race against the enemy”. Camp Evans contracted, funded and coordinated radar research by famous laboratories at Bell Labs, Harvard, and MIT.

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Mr. Roy Weagant – RADIO pioneer works to conquer static

Source: Radio’s 100 Men of Science, Biographical Narratives of Pathfinder in Electronics and Television By Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr  1944  Page 204-207 Roy Weagant was an employee of Marconi who did pioneering work in static reduction and antenna construction at the Belmar…

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The Armistice Preliminaries Hastened Through Use of Wireless

This article tells of another important major historic event the Marconi Belmar & New Brunswick Stations were a part of… the Armistice negotiations to end WWI on the 11th month, the 11th day, and the 11th hour.

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German Arrested In Radio Station

Published in The Reading Times on July 26, 1917 on page 9. Posted April 15, 2017

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19 February 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sunday February 19th For a Wonderful Vacation, Go by Train! Railroads, Tourism, and Commuters at the Jersey Shore By Bill Elwell 2PM-3PM Hotel Lounge Nestled halfway between two of Americas […]

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05 March 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A Brief History of Model Railroading By Dave Albertson 2PM-3PM Hotel Lounge Tracing the roots of Model Railroading back to the 1890's. Manufacturers, Inventions and Pioneers of Model Railroading that […]

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26 March 2023 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

NJ Makers Day @InfoAge Join us to participate in the annual statewide celebration of making! A dozen free hands-on activities in our main building and much more to see and do […]

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26 March 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sunday March 26th ISEC Lecture Series By Frank O'brien 2PM-3PM ISEC Center   About Frank O'Brien: Frank O'Brien is a volunteer historian for NASA as part of their history, education […]

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14 April 2023 April 14 - April 17
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Vintage Computer Festival East 2023 April 14th- 16th 2023 Latest info is on the VCF Event Page The theme for the 2023 Festival is Computers in Education

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10 July 2023 July 10 - July 14
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WEEK 1: WONDER Young innovators will: • Build their own mini skate park with rad ramps, bowls, jumps and rails • Become event planners, invent a Party Assistant and design […]

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17 July 2023 July 17 - July 21
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WEEK 2: FAST FORWARD Young innovators will: • Design dream homes, explore renewable energy sources and invent their own smart devices • Become robotic pet veterinarians as they take apart […]

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24 July 2023 July 24 - July 28
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A week of hands-on STEM and space activities at the historic InfoAge Science & History Museums Space Exploration Center July 24-28, 2023 9AM to 3PM Ages 11-14 $199 per child […]

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