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High Tech Among the Palmettos|Frank a. Perkins
High Tech Among the Palmettos : The Story of Radiation Inc and How It Changed the Face of South Brevard County
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In 1950, an electronic company, Radiation, Inc, was founded in the rustic town of Melbourne, Florida. Over the next few years, Radiation achieved a remarkable reputation in many fields, including Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) Telemetry, Instrumentation Systems, large tracking antennas, radar reflectivity, and space hardware, including some still on the moon. This book documents some of the hardware and technological achievements of the company and its amazing cadre of employees. A number of personal memoirs and anecdotes are included, of and by many of these employees. The book also describes the local community of the 1950's and 1960's and how Radiation contributed to its development. In 1957, Radiation merged with Harris Corporation (then Harris-Intertype), whose present business still reflects the Radiation heritage.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781502338440
  • ISBN-10: 1502338440
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 8.5 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 262