1. The Microphone Man #1– Microphones that had a huge impact on the industry from the early 1930s through the 60s.
  2. The Microphone Man #2 –The RCA model 74 ribbon microphone nicknamed" Junior velocity".
  3. The Microphone Man #3– Western Electric 618, the first practical dynamic mike.
  4. The Microphone Man #4– Western Electric 630 "Eight-Ball" dynamic.
  5. The Microphone Man #5–  Western Electric/Altec 633  
  6. The Microphone Man #6– Broadcasting turntables.
  7. The Microphone Man #7– RCA microphones 77A, 77B, 77C,77D, and others.
  8. The Microphone Man #8– RCA 88A microphones.
  9. The Microphone Man #9- The "Golden Age" microphones.
  10. The Microphone Man #10–SHURE Unidyne microphones.
  11. The Microphone Man #11–Turner microphones.
  12. The Microphone Man #12–American Microphone Company.
  13. The Microphone Man #13–Electro–Voice Slim Dynamics.
  14. The Microphone Man #14–Electro-Voice Dynamic Cardioid's.
  15. The Microphone Man #15- RCA BK 5's
  16. The Microphone Man #16- SHURE SM 5 & 7
  17. The Microphone Man #17- SHURE Model 707
  18. The Microphone Man #18- Gates Turntables
  19. The Microphone Man # 19- Altec M11 System.
  20. The Microphone Man # 20  RCA Starmaker
  21. The Microphone Man #21 RCA Aeropressure
  22. Ampex Model 600
  23. Ampex Model 600 Spec. Sheet
  24. RCA 77-D audio test– Audio test of the model 77D microphone.
  25. Commercial broadcasting-The commercial side of Broadcasting.
  26. SHURE Model 55 video -The SHURE Model 55 video.
  27. The Broadcast Audio Console– The heart of any radio station control room is the audio control console.
  28. MacKenzie Repeater -The endless loop cartridge machine, the MacKenzie repeater.
  29. Russell Bryan Pope, a pioneer in radio and television, dies
  30. Gary Avey biography.
  31. Al Jarvis on the air at KFWB in 1957
  32. Shure celebrates 75 years

Articles & Features By Gary Avey
"The Microphone Man"
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                                                      Modesto Radio Museum
                                                                  Est.  2004


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