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[folio icon]Science and Technology (271 image records)
[folio icon]Gross, Al. Ms2001-011 (108 image records)
Al Gross,the pioneer of wireless technology, is most known for his inventions that include the walkie talkie, the Dick Tracy wristwatch walkie talkie, the pager, and antenna.
These resources and materials are not in the public domain and copyright is largely held by the Digital Library and Archives, University Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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[folio icon]Al Gross's Walkie-talkie (28 images)
Interior and exterior views of a walkie-talkie.
[folio icon]Gross Exhibit Opening (16 images)
Dedication of permanent exhibit of artifacts from the Gross Collection. Exhibit shows advances in wireless communication. The exhibit is located near the reference desk on the Torgerson Hall bridge. Mrs. Ethel Gross, the widow of Al Gross, was present for the unveiling of the exhibit on May 6, 2002. Images available in jpg format only.
[folio icon]Gross Family Photographs (17 images)
Seventeen Irving Al Gross photographs were received from his granddaughter,Jill Shepherd, on August 4, 2004.

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Title: "Genesis of the Walkie Talkie"
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Al Gross, W8PAL, call letters
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Amateur Radio Operator License, Back ...
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Amateur Radio Operator License, Front
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Article - Phone Me by Air, page 1
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Article - Phone Me by Air, page 2
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Article - Phone Me by Air, page 3
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Article - Phone Me by Air, page 4
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Article - Phone Me by Air, page 5
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Blueprint from Al Gross Collection
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Blueprint from Al Gross Collection
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Donald Bishop, radio operation
Subject: radio, inventions, Al Gross
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Title: Fred Link, radio company official
Subject: radio, inventions, Al Gross
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Title: Ledger Cover
Subject: radio, Al Gross, microtechnology, Virginia-Blacksburg-Virginia Tech
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Title: Ledger Cover Page
Subject: radio, inventions, Al Gross
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