Web Site Information - Resources
If you're looking for similar web sites
(links) click here. This page is
about all the resources we used to create Through the Wires.
First things first, we would like to thank all our parents and coaches for their support.
They kept us going during the project and we would have not survived without them.
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All images on our site have been created by us or used
with permission from the author.
The picture of the wire on every page was taken by us. The Three images on the banner of
our front page come from a royalty free photo CD, as well as a couple of other images on
the site. We have saved copies of email where permission has been granted. Most all of
these images appear in the History section.
Sparks Telegraphy Key Review
- Russ Kleinman gave us permission by email to use
images from his site at http://www.zianet.com/sparks/
The Morse Magazine - Editor Zyg Nilski gave us permission by email to use
images from their site at http://www.morsum.demon.co.uk/
Celebration - Dan Macdonald gave us permission by email to
use images from his site at http://eagle.uccb.ns.ca/marconi/marc1.html
Library of Congress - Images
from here are allowed to be freely used for educational purposes unless there is a
copyright notice for that particular image, which there were not.
Photo CDs - Some images on
our site are from Royalty Free CDs. Any images not marked by a credit is from a photo CD.
We used the following CDs for some of our images: PhotoDisc, Corbis, Tony Stone Images
ARPANET Maps - Larry Press gave us permission by email to use images from his
site at http://som.csudh.edu/cis/lpress/history/arpamaps/
John's Radio Page - John Lovering gave us permission by email to use
images from his site at http://www.nh.ultranet.com/~jloveri/Antique.htm
Antique Telephone Photos - Chuck Eby gave us permission by email to use images
from his site at http://www.cybercomm.net/~chuck/photos.html
KA2MGE Telegraph Museum - Jerry Maira gave us permission by email to use images
from his site http://www.netsync.net/users/gm/
Ultra Air Reserach - Kent Clegg gave us permission by email to use images
from his site at http://www.gemstar.net/kclegg/97day7.htm
The Raging Radio - Dave Traversi gave us permission by email to use
images form his site at http://www.sanjuan.edu/schools/arcade/RadioHH.html
All the scripts used on our site are
freely available to the public for educational purposes. All scripts at Through the Wires
have been modified and customized to enhance your experience with them. We would like to
thank all the perl programmers out there who take the time to create these programs.
Form Handler - This program
allows visitors to fill out a form and email us with feedback. We are using Alien Form by John Hedley
Message Board - This script
allows people to post messages and reply to messages. We are using Mesage Board by the
Quizmaster - Teachers can
create quizzes with this program for their own students. This program is also used to
actually run the quizzes. Quizmaster
Live Polls - Visitors can
vote in real time using this neat script. We are using Poll it by CGI-World
Submit Links - This program
allows visitors to add a telecommunications link to our online database. LinkFree by BLC and Associates.
Newsletter - Visitors can
sign up by adding their email address so they can receive the monthly newsletter. We are
using Subscribe Me by Elite CGI-Script Center
Guestbook - Just a simple
guestbook program which allows visitors to add their comments. We are using Aneip Guestbook by Aneip.
Search Engine - Allows users
to search Through the Wires. We are using Intermediate
Search by Fluid Dynamics.
We would like to thank the following people for sharing their knowledge with us and
agreeing to a video interview.
Ramon Floro - He did an interview with us as
well the Ham Radio demonstration
Interview conducted Saturday, June 5, 1999.
Dave Smith - He helped to show us his work
on the EME project. Interview conducted Saturday, February 27, 1999.
Dr. Skip Adrian - He did another great
interview with us. Interview conducted Thursday, March 4, 1998.
The only java applet on our site is at: http://library.advanced.org/27887/gather/fundamentals/telegraphy.shtml
Kleinman gave us permission to use it by email from his site at http://www.zianet.com/sparks/
Dazzle Digital Video Creator for capturing
Ulead Video Studio for editing clips.
Adobe PhotoShop for image editing.
Real Producer G2 for encoding the real audio
and video files.
WSFTP LE for uploading files.
ICQ Chat for real time team collaboration