Telecommunications Primer

  • Joseph Becker


A description of modern telecommunications devices which can be useful in inter-library communications, including their capacities, types of signals and carriers. Described are telephone lines, radio broadcasting, coaxial cable, microwave and communications satellites.

This article, and the one following, were presented as tutorials by the author's to participants at the American Library Association's Atlantic City Convention on June 25, 1969.

How to Cite
Becker, J. (2013). Telecommunications Primer. Information Technology and Libraries, 2(3), 148-156.