100 Years Ago

Pete W3WC

This article was in the Pittsburgh Gazette Times on Sunday, October 24, 1920. That's today back then, two Sundays before the presidential election.

In this article, the plan for an organized system of amateurs to provide election returns is described.

Tuesday, November 2, 1920 was not only the date of the first commercial broadcast over KDKA. It was a showcase for amateur radio as well.