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Still Pictures/Support Activities: Radio Station, 1938-1985: Finding Aid

Published in December 2016

Summary Information

  • Publisher: United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
  • Publisher Address:
    589 McNair Road
    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
    Phone: 410-293-6922
    https://www.usna.edu/Library/sca/index.php
  • Call number: RG 405.10
  • Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Archives
  • Title: Still Pictures/Support Activities: Radio Station
  • Dates: 1938-1985
  • Size: 3.6 linear feet (8 manuscript boxes, 1 flat box)
  • Creator: United States Naval Academy. Photo lab
  • Language(s) of material: English
  • Abstract: The photographs held within Still Pictures/Support Activities: Radio Station span from 1938 to 1985. The series, consisting predominantly of black-and-white photographic prints, primarily depicts the facilities of Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis, including its transmission towers, buildings, and transmitters.

History of Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis

Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis, which commenced transmitting in 1918, was situated on Greenbury Point on land originally purchased by the U.S. Navy in 1909 and used as a naval air station from 1909 until 1917. The facility, which at its height boasted 19 radio towers and both High Frequency and Very Low Frequency transmitters, served as both a communications link between the U.S. and Europe, and between the Navy and the Atlantic Fleet, including the submarine fleet. Between 1958 and 1959, the facility became home to one of the east coast transmitters for the Navy's Communication Moon Relay project, which successfully used the Moon as a telecommunications satellite to relay radio signals to Hawaii. Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis closed in 1996 on the recommendation of the 1993 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. In 1999, 16 of the 19 radio towers were demolished, with the final three being retained for historic purposes and as a navigational landmark on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Description of Contents

The photographs held within Still Pictures/Support Activities: Radio Station, comprising 3.6 linear feet of documentation, span from 1938 to 1985. The series, consisting predominantly of black-and-white photographic prints, primarily depicts the facilities of Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis, including its transmission towers, buildings, and transmitters. To a lesser extent, the series also includes images of the facility's military and civilian staff, as well as components of the Communication Moon Relay project. Included among the photographs are some negatives of proof prints.

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Arrangement

The Still Pictures/Support Activities: Radio Station are organized into the following three series:

  • Series 1: General, 1938-1982
  • Series 2: Military Personnel Portraits, 1938-1985
  • Series 3: Negatives and Unidentified Prints, 1940-1983
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Access and Use

Access

Access to any potentially classified material is restricted.

Use

Use is unrestricted.

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Acquisition and Appraisal

Custodial History

RG 405 Records of the United States Naval Academy is the property of the National Archives and Records Administration. The materials are housed at the United States Naval Academy, William W. Jeffries Memorial Archives, an affiliated archive, as per a Memorandum of Agreement between the National Archives and Records Administration and the United States Naval Academy.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Material

Additional documentation pertaining to Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis may be found in RG 405, Entry 39b: Office of the Superintendent/Correspondence: General Correspondence.

Materials Cataloged Separately

No materials have been removed from this collection and cataloged separately.

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Processing and Other Information

Preferred Citation

Still Pictures/Support Activities: Radio Station, RG 405.10

Special Collections & Archives Department

Nimitz Library

United States Naval Academy

Processing Information

Inventory prepared by David D'Onofrio in December 2016. Historical sketch and Scope and Content Note prepared by David D'Onofrio in December 2016.

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Subject Headings

Name and Subject Terms

  • Naval Station Annapolis (Md.)
  • Radio -- Equipment and supplies
  • Radio -- Transmitters and transmission
  • United States Naval Academy -- Buildings and grounds
  • United States. Navy -- Communication systems
  • United States. Navy -- Radio installations

Genre Terms

  • Photographs
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Contents List

Series 1: General, 1938-1982 Boxes 1-7, 9 [OS]

Series Description

Photographs of facility structures, radio towers and antennas, and radio equipment in use at the Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis. To a far lesser extent, the series also includes images of radio station staff and staff events. Included among the equipment depicted in the series are photographs of Communication Moon Relay project equipment.

Series Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 1 Folder 1

Model TBJ Transmitter, 1938

Box 1 Folder 2

Antenna Assembly, 1938

Box 1 Folder 3

New Antenna - High Power Radio Station, 1939

Box 1 Folder 4

Basketball Team, 1939-1940

Box 1 Folder 5

Helix #2 - High Power Radio Station, 1940

Box 1 Folder 6

New Switch on Transmitters, 1941

Box 1 Folder 7

Temporary Antenna, 1941

Box 1 Folder 8

TBC-1 Installation at Building 60, 1941

Box 1 Folder 9

Building 60 - Rear view control and test switchboards and keying units, 1941

Box 1 Folder 10

Building 60 - Air hear exchangers for pure water system, 1941

Box 1 Folder 11

Building 60 - Control and Test Switchboards and 10 Keying units, 1941

Box 1 Folder 12

Building 60 - Meters for measuring standing waves on transmission lines, 1941

Box 1 Folder 13

Building 60 - Pure water pumps and tanks for water cooling system. Automatic sump pumps on right, 1941

Box 1 Folder 14

Building 60 - Method of terminating transmission lines at Transmitter building. Nicro press sleeves with special shackles are used. Lines shown for "D" Transmitter, 1941

Box 1 Folder 15

Building 60 - Ex-Arlington "P" Transmitter, 1941

Box 1 Folder 16

Building 60 - Meters used for measuring standing waves on transmission lines. Single meters used to measure currents in individual lines, 1941

Box 1 Folder 17

Radio Station, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 18

Cables, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 19

FM Transmitter Antenna, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 20

Building 60 - Wiring Trench showing cable racks and pure water piping. To insure continuous service two supply and two return lines are connected to all transmitters, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 21

Building 60 - Outdoor switching station for radio antennas, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 22

Building 60 - Outdoor switching station for radio antennas showing one transmitter connected to a transmission line, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 23

Antenna Connectors, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 24

13,200 volt meter Station and cable terminal, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 25

Drilling Piling for Radio Tower Base, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 26

Fill for Radio Tower Base, 1941 February

Box 1 Folder 27

Switching yard, outdoor, for radio antenna, building 60, 1941 March

Box 1 Folder 28

Dirt Heap for fill at new Tower Base, 1941 March

Box 1 Folder 29

Transposition of Antenna Wires, 1941 March

Box 1 Folder 30

Antenna Transfer Yard, 1941 March

Box 1 Folder 31

Motor Generator Cork Base, 1941 March

Box 1 Folder 32

Motor Generator Solid Base, 1941 March

Box 1 Folder 33

TBC-3 Transmitter Serial #1, 1941 August

Box 1 Folder 34

Inclined Doublets used to obtain better general coverage, 1941 August

Box 1 Folder 35

Inclined Doublet Antennas, 1941 August

Box 1 Folder 36

TBC-3 Transmitter Serial #3, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 37

Deposit built up in grounded end of Ceramic Coil of TBC-2 in four months, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 38

35 KV Oil-Testing Transformer, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 39

Equipment used for monitoring, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 40

Transmitting head and tape recording equipment used for checking high speed keying of transmitters, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 41

High voltage A.C. tube conditioning equipment in TBJ Transmitter, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 42

Details of High Voltage A.C. Tube Conditioning rack, 1941 September

Box 1 Folder 43

Work bench on wheels used for overhaul of radio transmitters, 1941 October

Box 1 Folder 44

Method of mounting heat exchangers, 1941 October

Box 1 Folder 45

Power Amplifier - TBC-3 #1, 1941 October

Box 1 Folder 46

Annapolis H.F. House, Main Room, West Section looking N.E., 1942

Box 9 [OS] Folder 1

H.F. House, 1942

Box 1 Folder 47

Annapolis TBJ House, TBJ Transmitter, 1942

Box 9 [OS] Folder 2

TBJ House, 1942

Box 1 Folder 48

TBJ Transmitter Front Panel, 1942 March

Box 1 Folder 49

Destruction resulting from fire TBJ variometer, Helix House #2, 1942 March

Box 1 Folder 50

TCG Antennas and Towers, 1942 April

Box 1 Folder 51

Building 60 interior, 1942 April

Box 1 Folder 52

TBJ Interior, 1942 April

Box 2 Folder 1

Building 60 Dead Face Panel, 1942 April

Box 2 Folder 2

TCG Transmission Line, 1942 April

Box 2 Folder 3

TBJ - Corner of Power Amplifier Compartment Adjacent to Main Rectifier, 1942 April 3

Box 2 Folder 4

TCG Antenna loading coil under construction, 1942 July

Box 2 Folder 5

Dolly for winding TCG loading coil, 1942 July

Box 2 Folder 6

Jigs for assembly TCG loading coil supports, 1942 July

Box 2 Folder 7

Method of running transmission lines across roof, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 8

TCG Variometer Helix House "D", 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 9

TCG Transmitter, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 10

Building 60, HP Radio Station, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 11

Close up of "pivot" poles showing pivot blocks to which switching lines are connected, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 12

Antenna loading coil TCG Transmitter, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 13

Simplified H.F. antenna switching station for doublet antennas, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 14

Helix House "B" TCG Transmitter, 1942 September

Box 2 Folder 15

Radio Test Oscillator Rear View, 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 16

Loading Coil for TCG Antenna, 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 17

Radio Test Oscillator Front View, 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 18

TCG Transmitter (cable-end in jig showing conductor cores), 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 19

TCG Transmitter (Prepared cable-end inserted in terminal plate and placed in jig), 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 20

TCG Transmitter (Litz Jumper Cable Terminal in Jig), 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 21

TCG Transmitter (Cable end in jig ready for soldering with curved tip soldering iron), 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 22

Cable end soldered to terminal plate, 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 23

Cable Jig, 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 24

Preparation of cable core and cable conductors, 1942 October

Box 2 Folder 25

Manipulation of Indoor R.F. Switching Station, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 26

Construction of Indoor R.F. Switching Station, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 27

Pole-setting Rig for 90 foot poles, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 28

Miscellaneous Radio Station Photos, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 29

Detail of Pole-Setting Rig for 90 foot Poles, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 30

Insulator Assembly Detail of Indoor R.F. Switching Station, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 31

Details of Manual Switching Arm for Indoor R.F. Switching Station, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 32

Partial Assembly of TBA-10 Transmission Line Coupling Unit, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 33

Front Panel Layout of TBA-10 Transmission Line Coupling Unit, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 34

Coil and Switching Assembly of TBA-10 Transmission Line Coupling Unit, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 35

Deterioration of gaskets used on hose reel of TBC-3 Transmitters, 1942 December

Box 2 Folder 36

Installation of TCG Antenna Tuning Equipment, 1942

Box 3 Folder 1

Radio Station Miscellaneous Photographs, 1942

Box 3 Folder 2

Radio Station Miscellaneous Photographs, 1942-1943

Box 3 Folder 3

Photo-electric operated keyer, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 4

Assembly of photo-electric-cell operated keyer, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 5

TBA-10 Transmitter - Rear View, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 6

TBA-10 Transmitter - Front View, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 7

Indoor Switching Station for high frequency transmitters, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 8

Transmission line coupling unit for TBA-10 transmitter - rear view, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 9

TBA-10 Transmitter - side view, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 10

Transmission line coupling unit for TBA-10 transmitter - side view, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 11

TBA-10 transmission line coupling, 1943 March

Box 3 Folder 12

TBJ Variometer - Helix House #2, 1943 May

Box 3 Folder 13

Experimental oil-immersed heating coil under construction, 1943 July

Box 3 Folder 14

Front and rear views of modified W.E. Keyer, 1943 July

Box 3 Folder 15

Tone Channel Equipment, 1943 August

Box 3 Folder 16

TBC Transmitter Exciter with frequency shift keying, 1943 August

Box 3 Folder 17

Low Level Alarm, 1943 October

Box 3 Folder 18

Aerial View of Radio Station, 1944 May

Box 3 Folder 19

Filament Reactor Switches, 1944 August

Box 3 Folder 20

TBC; ECO and F/S Keyer Installation, 1944 August

Box 3 Folder 21

F/S Unit for TBK, 1944 October

Box 3 Folder 22

Radio Test Photos, 1944 November

Box 3 Folder 23

Twin Rhombic Installation, 1944 December

Box 3 Folder 24

TBJ Variometer Enclosure, 1945 April

Box 3 Folder 25

Awards Ceremony, 1945

Box 3 Folder 26

High Power Radio Station, 1945

Box 3 Folder 27

TBJ Variometer #1 end, 1946 January

Box 3 Folder 28

TBJ Variometer #2 side, 1946 January

Box 3 Folder 29

TDN Transmitter Installation, Building 60, 1946 January

Box 3 Folder 30

Radio Station Basketball Team, 1946

Box 3 Folder 31

TEB Transmitter, Building 5, 1946 January

Box 3 Folder 32

TEF/TEC Single Sideband Transmitter, 1946 January

Box 3 Folder 33

TCG Helix House Protective Fence, 1946 January

Box 4 Folder 1

TEB Transmitter, Building 60, 1946 July

Box 4 Folder 2

TBC-2 Transmitter, 1946 September

Box 4 Folder 3

TCG Transmitter, 1946 September

Box 4 Folder 4

Replacement for TEB Switch S501, 1947 March

Box 4 Folder 5

External Oscillators for Transmitter Frequency Control, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 6

Reflector-Doublet Antenna, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 7

Frequency-Shift Keyer installed in TCG Transmitter, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 8

Transmitter Installation in Rear of Building 60, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 9

Rhombic Antenna 315 degree and 300 foot towers, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 10

Rhombic Antenna 110 degrees, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 11

Building 60 Transmitter Control Board, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 12

TEB Transmitter I.P.A. Showing Installation of Band-Change Switch, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 13

TEB I.P.A. Band-Change Switch, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 14

140 M.C. Antenna Array (Upper) and 30 M.C. Folded Doublet Receiving Antennas, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 15

Building 60 Interior showing Transmission line facilities for TBC-3 and TEB Transmitters, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 16

Building 5 Interior showing control Cabinet and Transmission Line Facilities, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 17

Building 5 Interior showing control cabinets and Transmission Line Facilities, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 18

Golf Course and Golf Course Field House, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 19

Radio Station Fire Truck and Crew, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 20

North Severn Officer's Mess, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 21

140 M.C. Antenna Array (Upper) and 30 M.C. Folded Doublet Receiving Antennas, 1947 June 10

Box 4 Folder 22

Teletype Installation Transmitter Monitoring Equipment, 1947 June

Box 4 Folder 23

Frequency-shift measuring equipment for high-frequency transmissions, 1947

Box 4 Folder 24

Antenna riggers' work- UN antenna installation viewed from top of tower, 1947

Box 4 Folder 25

Antenna coupling switch and Master oscillator tank tuning coil, 1947

Box 4 Folder 26

Water cooled plate tank inductor, 1947

Box 4 Folder 27

Vertical double-doublet (cardioid) arrays for FOX broadcasts, 1947

Box 4 Folder 28

Exterior view of Model TBJ (500 KW) Radio Transmitter Master Oscillator, 1947 October

Box 4 Folder 29

Interior view of Model TBJ (500 KW) Radio Transmitter showing tubes used, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 30

View of Helix House #2 and 8 of nine 600 foot towers, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 31

Interior view of Helix House #1 showing Antenna Trunk, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 32

Interior view of Link Station No. 5, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 33

Top Oblique view of TPA Power Amplifier, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 34

Interior view Helix House #1 showing Model TBJ, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 35

View of 300 foot Tower #1, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 36

Rear interior view of UN Control Cabinet and H. Veeck, CETM, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 37

Rear interior view of Power Amplifier unit of Model TBC-3 Radio Transmitter, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 38

Interior view Model TBJ Radio Transmitter, Master Oscillator Compartment, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 39

Exterior view of Model TPA Power Amplifier showing Rectifier Unit, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 40

Interior view of Helix House #1 showing Antenna Trunk, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 41

Front exterior view of UN Control Board, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 42

Front exterior view of Model TPA Power Amplifier Transformer, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 43

Exterior view TBJ (500 KW) Radio Transmitter Power Amplifier, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 44

Front view of UN Patch Board, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 45

Exterior view Model TBJ Radio Transmitter IPA Compartment, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 46

Front exterior view, Model TBC-3 Power Amplifier Unit, 1947 October 2

Box 4 Folder 47

Navy Communication Station area acquired in 1948, 1948

Box 4 Folder 48

Installing UN Antenna Array, 1948 May

Box 4 Folder 49

Model TEF Transmitter (SSB Monitor Unit), 1948 August 8

Box 4 Folder 50

Transmitting Rhombic Antenna Bi-Directional Switch Connections, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 51

New Bulkhead Construction on Carr Creek, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 52

New Bulkhead Construction on 'Possum Point, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 53

300 foot Radio Transmission Line Span Across Carr Creek, looking East, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 54

300 foot Radio Transmission Line Span Across Carr Creek, looking West, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 55

Antenna Expansion Increment No. 3, Access Road Construction, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 56

Original Bulkhead at 'Possum Point, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 57

300 foot Radio Transmission Line Span Across Carr Creek, viewed from West End, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 58

New Fill Area, Looking East, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 59

SHF Receiver-Model CXJY, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 60

SHF Receiving Terminal Equipment, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 61

Automatic 1KW Transmitter-Model CXJW, 1948 November

Box 4 Folder 62

Radio Transmission Line Span Across Carr Creek, looking West, 1948 November

Box 5 Folder 1

Vertical double-doublet (cardioid) arrays for FOX broadcasts, 1948

Box 5 Folder 2

Water cooled plate tank inductor, 1948

Box 5 Folder 3

Bi-Directional transmitting Rhombic Antenna, 1948

Box 5 Folder 4

Radio Station Softball Team, 1948

Box 5 Folder 5

Transmission line tuning inductor, 1948

Box 5 Folder 6

Rubber Shock Mount for M.O. Blower Fan, 1948

Box 5 Folder 7

TPA Transmitter Rectifier Field Change No. 3, 1948

Box 5 Folder 8

Compensating Capacitor Consisting of one Erie Resistor Co. and Flexible Rubber Coupler, 1948

Box 5 Folder 9

Sliding Contact and "U" Clamp, 1948

Box 9 [OS] Folder 3

H.F. Facilities, 1948

Box 9 [OS] Folder 4

Fire Department, 1948

Box 5 Folder 10

Radio Station Basketball Team, 1949

Box 5 Folder 11

Result of Local "Loop" Test, 1949

Box 5 Folder 12

Basketball Team, 1949

Box 5 Folder 13

Building 60 Control Wiring, Monitor Cabinet Terminals, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 14

Building 60 Control Wiring, Signal Line Terminals for Transmitters, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 15

Building 60 Control Wiring Frame, Front View, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 16

Building 60 Control Wiring Frame, Rear View, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 17

Building 60 Control Wiring, Distribution Cabinet, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 18

TEC Transmitter Modified Neutralizing Control Mechanism, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 19

TEC Transmitter Dual Neutralizing Controls, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 20

Grid Connectors for Type 893 Tube, 1949 September

Box 5 Folder 21

Captain R. E. Elliott, USN, presenting service awards, 1949 October 3

Box 5 Folder 22

Twin Capacity-Loaded Quarter-Wave Stub Installation, 1950

Box 5 Folder 23

Capacity-loaded Quarter-Wave Open Stub, 1950

Box 5 Folder 24

Quarter-Wave Open Stub on TPA (PA), 1950

Box 5 Folder 25

Quarter-Wave Open Stub on TBC-2 Transmitter, 1950

Box 5 Folder 26

Co-Planor Quarter-Wave Shorted Stub, 1950

Box 5 Folder 27

Parallel-Tune Circuits in Series with Transmission Line Wires, 1950

Box 5 Folder 28

Broad Band Quarter-Wave Stub, 1950

Box 5 Folder 29

TEF Transmitter, Modified Amp. 3 and Amp. 4 Controls, 1950

Box 5 Folder 30

TEF P.A. Tube Filament Leads, 1950

Box 5 Folder 31

Receiver House #3 and Tower, 1950

Box 5 Folder 32

Receiver House #3 Equipment, 1950

Box 5 Folder 33

Receiver House #5 Antennas, 1950

Box 5 Folder 34

Building 60, Duct Ground System, 1950

Box 5 Folder 35

Building 60, Interior Ground System, 1950

Box 5 Folder 36

Building 60, Control Line Panel, 1950

Box 5 Folder 37

Receiver House #5 Equipment, 1950

Box 5 Folder 38

Softball Team, 1950

Box 5 Folder 39

Building 60, Old UN Gear for Keying, 1950 July

Box 5 Folder 40

UN Gear for Keying, 1950 July

Box 5 Folder 41

TEF SS Band, 1950 July

Box 5 Folder 42

Building 5, Control Board, 1951

Box 5 Folder 43

AN/FRT-5, T.L. Meters, Front, 1951

Box 5 Folder 44

AN/FRT-5, T.L. Meters, Rear, 1951

Box 5 Folder 45

AN/FRT-5, "5B", Left Oblique, 1951

Box 5 Folder 46

AN/FRT-5, "5A", Doors Open, 1951

Box 5 Folder 47

AN/FRT-5, "5A", Oblique View, 1951

Box 5 Folder 48

AN/FRT-5, T.L. Meters, Rear, 1951

Box 5 Folder 49

AN/FRT-5, T.L. Meters, Front, 1951

Box 5 Folder 50

AN/FRT-5, "5B", Left Oblique, 1951

Box 5 Folder 51

AN/FRT-5, "5B", Rear, 1951

Box 5 Folder 52

AN/FRT-5, "5B", Right Oblique, 1951

Box 5 Folder 53

Building 5, Control Board, 1951

Box 5 Folder 54

AN/FRT-6 Transmitter, Right Oblique, 1952

Box 5 Folder 55

AN/FRT-5 or 6 - Arm on Antenna Tuning Coils, 1952

Box 5 Folder 56

AN/FRT-5 or 6, Tuning Coils, 1952

Box 5 Folder 57

AN/FRT-6 Transmitter, Partial Front View, 1952

Box 5 Folder 58

AN/FRT-6 Transmitter, Left Oblique View, 1952

Box 5 Folder 59

Building 60, Status Board, 1952

Box 5 Folder 60

Transmitter - R.F. Monitor, 1953 February

Box 5 Folder 61

D.P.D.T. RF Switch ("BJ") Front View, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 62

D.P.D.T. RF Switch ("BR") Front View, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 63

D.P.D.T. RF Switch ("BR") Rear View, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 64

D.P.D.T. RF Switch ("BJ") Rear View, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 65

D.P.D.T. RF Switch ("Bo") Rear View, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 66

D.P.D.T. RF Switch ("Bo") Front View, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 67

Base Insulator, 800 foot Tower, 1954 April

Box 5 Folder 68

Erecting 800 foot Vertical Radiator, 1954 June

Box 5 Folder 69

Building of AN/FRT-4 Helix House, 1954

Box 5 Folder 70

Aerial View, 1950's

Box 5 Folder 71

Base of 800 foot tower and Helix House, 1954

Box 5 Folder 72

Transmitter Status Board and RF Monitor, 1954

Box 5 Folder 73

AN/FRT-4 Antenna Transformer, 1955 April

Box 5 Folder 74

Litz Cable Dolly for Building Coils in Helix House, 1955 June

Box 5 Folder 75

Side View of Cable Dolly with Cable Reel Mounted, 1955 June

Box 5 Folder 76

Top of 19 KC Helix Coil with Litz Cable Being Installed, 1955 June

Box 5 Folder 77

Side View of Cable Dolly, 1955 June

Box 5 Folder 78

Front view of FRT-6 Transmitter showing bias voltage meter installed, 1955 July

Box 6 Folder 1

Helix House #2 for TBJ XMTR, 1956 January

Box 6 Folder 2

LD-2 Transmitter SS Band with AN/FRT-6 as Power Amplifier, 1956 January

Box 6 Folder 3

South Side of Helix House B, 1956 June

Box 6 Folder 4

Smoke Covered Helix Coil in Helix House B, 1956 June

Box 6 Folder 5

Helix House, 1956 June

Box 6 Folder 6

Fire Damage inside Helix House, 1956 June

Box 6 Folder 7

South door of Helix House B, Showing Discoloration by Smoke, 1956 June

Box 6 Folder 8

North side of Helix House B Following Variometer Fire, 1956 June

Box 6 Folder 9

AN/FRT-4 Antenna Transformer, Right Side Lightning Damage, 1956 July

Box 6 Folder 10

AN/FRT-4 Antenna Transformer, Close-up Lightning Damage, 1956 July

Box 6 Folder 11

AN/FRT-4 Antenna Transformer, Rear Lightning Damage, 1956 July

Box 6 Folder 12

AN/FRT-4 Antenna Transformer, Left Side Lightning Damage, 1956 July

Box 6 Folder 13

AN/FRT-4 Helix House, Protective Horn Gaps After Helix Lightning Damage, 1956 July

Box 6 Folder 14

Civilian Awards at Radio Station (30 year pins), 1957 March 19

Box 6 Folder 15

Painting Radio Towers, 1957 June

Box 6 Folder 16

Construction of Moon Relay Station, 1958

Box 6 Folder 17

Enlisted men receiving awards, 1958 November

Box 6 Folder 18

Mr. Evans receives award for outstanding Civil Servant of Maryland, 1959

Box 6 Folder 19

Switching Station for Building 60, 1959 May 4

Box 6 Folder 20

Floyd Preisch, Electrician, receives his 30 year service award from Captain Gifford Grand, 1959 August 7

Box 6 Folder 21

Mr. Douglas Linthicum received his 30 year civil service award and 26 year safe driving award, 1959 November

Box 6 Folder 22

Radio Station Personnel receiving Awards, 1959

Box 6 Folder 23

Radio Station Personnel, 1959

Box 6 Folder 24

Chief Doane, ENC receives his 21 year safe driving award, 1959 November 20

Box 6 Folder 25

Transformer - TPA - SS Band Amplifier, 1960

Box 6 Folder 26

Inspection, 1960 February

Box 6 Folder 27

RADM Charles L. Melson (Supt USNA and Comdt SRNC) conducts annual inspection, 1960 April 29

Box 9 [OS] Folder 5

RADM Charles L. Melson (Supt USNA and Comdt SRNC) conducts annual inspection, 1960 April 29

Box 6 Folder 28

Inspection, 1960 May

Box 6 Folder 29

Radio Station Dining Area, 1960 May

Box 6 Folder 30

Naval Station View, 1960 July

Box 6 Folder 31

Richard B. Wayson receives certificate for completion of supervisory training, 1960 August 10

Box 6 Folder 32

Edward H. Dougherty receives certificate for completion of supervisory training, 1960 August 10

Box 6 Folder 33

TCG Helix House, 1961 February

Box 6 Folder 34

AN/FRT-4 Transmitter Direction Coupler, 1961 February

Box 6 Folder 35

Building 60, Coax Support Hardware, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 36

Building 60, South Side of Center "C" Section Looking West, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 37

Building 60, "A" Section, South from Center and Patching Facility, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 38

Building 60, South Matrix Bay, looking East from about Center, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 39

Building 60, Showing Cables, Hangers at an Access to Matrix Bay from Support Structure, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 40

Building 60, Showing details of Stabilizing Rods for Support Beams, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 41

Building 60, 9 XMTR x 9 Antenna 3 1/8" Coax Switch in Matrix Bay, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 42

Building 60, Rear View of 1/8", 9x9 Coax Switching Matrix, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 43

Building 60, One of the R.F. Probe Links Shown in Circuit to Monoconical Antenna #7, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 44

Building 60, "E" Section (So. End Annex) looking North toward S. Matrix Bay, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 45

Building 60, View of "B" Section, looking up, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 46

Building 60, "D" Section, Annex, looking North from Center, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 47

Building 60, "A" Section, Looking South, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 48

Building 60, View displays Copper Pressurizing Line, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 49

Building 60, Rack Design for Stowage of Matrix Links not in use, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 50

Building 60, View of Beam Splice Plates, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 51

Radio Towers, 1963 October

Box 6 Folder 52

End view, 303s, looping at top, 438Cs, line equip at bottom, 1964 May 8

Box 6 Folder 53

Views of Radio Station, 1964 October

Box 6 Folder 54

AN/FRT-87, 1970 May

Box 6 Folder 55

Awards - Civilians, 1971

Box 6 Folder 56

Awards and Citations - Military, 1972

Box 6 Folder 57

Civilians, 1972

Box 6 Folder 58

Swearing and Signing, 1972

Box 6 Folder 59

Awards - Civilians, 1973

Box 6 Folder 60

Awards and Citations - Military, 1973

Box 6 Folder 61

Civilians, 1973

Box 6 Folder 62

Outdoor Views, 1973

Box 6 Folder 63

LCDR Curry receiving SecNav Environmental Protection Award from Adm Ghormley, 1982 July

Box 6 Folder 64

Aerial Views, undated

Box 6 Folder 65

Awards and Citations - Military, undated

Box 6 Folder 66

Awards - Civilians, undated

Box 6 Folder 67

Barrigada Transmitter Ventilation System FRT-62, undated

Box 6 Folder 68

Buildings, undated

Box 6 Folder 69

Civilians, undated

Box 6 Folder 70

Equipment, undated

Box 6 Folder 71

H.F. House, undated

Box 6 Folder 72

Inspection, undated

Box 6 Folder 73

Interior Views, undated

Box 6 Folder 74

Mare Island, Old Navy Department, and Cheltenham, undated

Box 6 Folder 75

Outdoor Views, undated

Box 6 Folder 76

Plaque, undated

Box 7 Folder 1

Radio Equipment, undated

Box 7 Folder 2

Radio Towers, undated

Box 7 Folder 3

Swearing and Signing, undated

Box 7 Folder 4

Views - Interior and Exterior, undated

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Series 2: Military Personnel Portraits, 1938-1985 Box 7

Series Description

Portraits of U.S. Navy personnel assigned to Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Annapolis, as well as portraits of officers involved in the greater Navy communications community. Although predominantly composed of individual head-shots, the series also includes group photographs of Transmitting Facility personnel.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name.

Box 7 Folder 5

CW04 J. L. Adcock, undated

Box 7 Folder 6

CDR J. Bolten, undated

Box 7 Folder 7

LT J. T. Boyle, undated

Box 7 Folder 8

RADM Arlington F. Campbell, 1985

Box 7 Folder 9

CDR C. F. Concannon, undated

Box 7 Folder 10

RADM H. T. Deutermann, 1956

Box 7 Folder 11

RADM L. H. Frost, 1957

Box 7 Folder 12

CWO T. H. Gardner, 1961

Box 7 Folder 13

RADM Ralph M. Ghormley, 1979

Box 7 Folder 14

CAPT Gifford Grande, undated

Box 7 Folder 15

LT H. H. Gressman, undated

Box 7 Folder 16

Fred Hanson, undated

Box 7 Folder 17

RADM Andrew J. Hill, 1963

Box 7 Folder 18

CAPT Daniel V. James, 1963

Box 7 Folder 19

RADM George P. Koch, undated

Box 7 Folder 20

RADM E. Loughin, undated

Box 7 Folder 21

CDR J. T. Lyons, undated

Box 7 Folder 22

LCDR Stanley R. Martin, 1986

Box 7 Folder 23

VADM John S. McCain, Jr., 1960

Box 7 Folder 24

CDR P. J. Meade, undated

Box 7 Folder 25

CAPT Charles F. Noll, undated

Box 7 Folder 26

CAPT Owen, undated

Box 7 Folder 27

CDR R. L. Pelton, undated

Box 7 Folder 28

CAPT C. R. Quanstrom, Jr., undated

Box 7 Folder 29

CAPT D. L. Ricketts, undated

Box 7 Folder 30

RADM George B. Shick, undated

Box 7 Folder 31

ADM Harold P. Smith, 1960

Box 7 Folder 32

Commodore Vernon C. Smith, undated

Box 7 Folder 33

LT E. L. Tripton, undated

Box 7 Folder 34

LT Robert L. Vanauken, undated

Box 7 Folder 35

LT Wade and LT Curry, undated

Box 7 Folder 36

CDR Wagner, undated

Box 7 Folder 37

CAPT Robert H. White, 1967

Box 7 Folder 38

CDR K. K. Yasutome, undated

Box 7 Folder 39

Group Portraits, 1938, undated

Box 7 Folder 40

Unidentified, undated

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Series 3: Negatives and Unidentified Prints, 1940-1983 Boxes 7-8

Series Description

Negatives and unidentified prints of facilities and staff at Naval Transmitting Facility Annapolis.

Series Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and by document type.

Box 7 Folder 41

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1940's

Box 7 Folder 42

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1950's

Box 7 Folder 43

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1956

Box 7 Folder 44

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1960

Box 7 Folder 45

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1961

Box 7 Folder 46

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1963

Box 7 Folder 47

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1963 October

Box 8 Folder 1

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1965

Box 8 Folder 2

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1967

Box 8 Folder 3

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1970

Box 8 Folder 4

Unidentified/Miscellaneous, 1983

Box 8 Folder 5

Miscellaneous Unidentified Photos, undated

Box 8 Folder 6

Unidentified People, undated

Box 8 Folder 7-8

Negatives, undated

Box 8 Folder 9

Negatives and Microfilm, 1950-1959, undated

Box 8 Folder 10

Negatives - Seawall Erosion, 1973

Box 8 Folder 11

Proofs - CMR Moon Relay Parabolic Dish, 1958, undated

Box 8 Folder 12

Inventories and Miscellaneous Documentation, undated

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