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Air Show Displays ALUMNUS NAMED Michigan Students
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New Radio Receiver MkeBalloont rip
New Device Will Permit Fyer To Senior Aeronautical Students Maket
Pick Up Weather Reports Voyage By Balloon Over United E
And Messages States And Canada
One of the most interesting ex- Combining studies with pleasure,
hibits on view at the All-Americas five senior students in the depart-
Aircraft Show in Detroit last week ment of aeronautical engineerIng
was a new type radio receiver for spent part of their Easter vacation
use in airplane communication. in a balloon trip over the United
Because of its compactness, siflm- States and Canada.
plicity of control, and extremely As a matter of fact (so at least
light weight this latest radio devel- they assured, a Daily reporter) theyf
opment is a remarkable and im- did not really intend to go to Can-
portant factor of safety in flying. ada at all. They were making the
With itIa pilot will be able to pick flight merely in the interests of
up weather reports and radio bea- science and of aviation, and were
cons, as well as messages; and he !actuated not in the least by any
will be in constant communication ulterior desire of getting to the
with airports and radio stations. place where ?ne doesn't have to
The new set was given its first rap on doors or show membership
public demonstration in Detroit last cards.
week when a special program. was But the winds blew northward,
transmitted from a plane arnw and to Canada the ballon went,
broadcast through a chain of locC James W. Parker carrying with it the five aero stu-
stations. I Of Ann Arbor is to be supported dents and the pilot George Hine-
The new receiver is housed in a as a candidate for alumni trustee man, a graduate of the University,
duraluminum case and weighs only of Cornell university according to who at various times has piloted
12 pounds. Its over-all dimensions plans which have been formulated balloons in most df the important
are approximately 12 inches in and announced recently by Charles zaces in the United States. The
length, eight inches in height and Beaman, president of the Cornell five students included Floyd Kauf-
four inches in thickness. It em-club of Michgnt man, who acted as aide on the
ploys the single dial type control. Parker is now the chime enginee fliight, Jack Gray, Larry Ball, Har-
and is extremely simple to operate. and assistant to the general man- ol d loekstra, and Pete Chadman.
The antenna is of the mast type ager of the Detroit Edison com- As the wind threatened to blow
which does away with the cumber- pany, and has charge of the engi- themn out over Lake Ontario, the
some trailing wire hitherto employ- neering work for this company. crew decided discretion was after
ed. The use of this type of anten~ His backers are emphasing the all probably the better part of
na is made possible because of the fact that his residence in Ann valor, and lapded in Saint Cather-
high efficiency of the receiving set Arbor has put him in contact with ines, Canada. Ball and Hoekstra
itself. problems that a large university were slightly injured in the land-
The set operates from a generator faces, and that his experiences and ing.
which is driven by the action of contacts with Michigan alumni fit
the wind on a small prpeller andI him for a job with the Cornell Subscribe to The Michigan Daily,
has a total weight of less than alumni group.. $2.25 for the half year.
seven pounds. This generator sup- - -
PONCHER DECLARES INDISCRIMINATE Students- Here's How
USE OF ERGOSTEROL IS HARMFUL If you are eang your wav
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"It was recently discovered thp. 1versity of Illinois, and, as a result the high price of tuition and the
the indiscriminate use of irradiated the substance, irradiated ergos- other concurrent expenses. Hun-
ergoste'ol was producing harmful terol, a substitute for cod liver oil, dreds of other students, as our sum-
for which- patents are held by the mersalesmen, have faced the same
effects in the same way thatin- University of Wisconsin, was re- problem and retlurned to school in
discriminate use of ultra-violet moved from the market until such the fall after making sums ranging
light produces harmful results," de- time as was necessary to determine from $400 to $2,500.
clared Dr. Henry Poncher, 27M., its limits of safety and a standard- And here's how! It's simply like
now of the University of Illinois ized dose. Scholarships were estab-- higher education--you have to work
Medical school, in addressing the lished by manufacturers at John hard to make the m7nrk. It you are
pediatrics staff of the University Hopkins, Columbia, Universtiy of willing write us for further infor-
pedaticsstff f he nierstymation, No in~vestent rquired.
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plies both 10 volts and 220 volts to
the receiver. The necessary filters
for eliminating objectionable noises
are included in the set.
Power for the transmitter is ob-
tained from a double voltage direct
current generator geared to the air-
plane engine. Special control is
provided to maintain constant volt-
age automatically at all engine
speeds. For the program' which
was broadcast in Detroit a phono-
graph was employed equipped with
ani electrical pick-up and a stand-
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T HE air map of America is now in the making-on
Ten years ago, there were 218 miles of air mail routes with
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