The Atwater Kent Manufacturing Co., founded by inventor Arthur Atwater Kent in the early 1920s, was for a time the largest radio manufacturer in the U.S. Atwater Kent is known for its early 'breadboard' receiver kits, which had no external case to hide the tubes and other components, and required some assembly. The company also made cathedral type and tombstone style radios, and stand-alone speakers.


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2014 In Review: For Florida, A Year of Same-Olds More Than Change
FlaglerLive.com, December 27th

It continued in October, when UF picked Kent Fuchs to replace retiring President Bernie Machen in Gainesville. Fuchs, whose name is ... position in 2014. State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater lost out on the job at Florida Atlantic University in...Read more

2014 Roundup: A Year Of Change And Stability
CBS Local, December 24th

It continued in October, when UF picked Kent Fuchs to replace retiring President Bernie Machen in Gainesville. Fuchs, whose name is pronounced ... State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater lost out on the job at Florida Atlantic University in January...Read more

Friday's Scores
Chron.com, December 19th

Atwater Waterloo 50, Ravenna SE 39. Austintown Fitch 59, Youngs. East 25. Avon 62, N. Ridgeville 42. Bascom Hopewell-Loudon 87, ... Kent Roosevelt 72, Akr. Springfield 52. Kettering Alter 57, Middletown Fenwick 35. Kettering Fairmont 72, Springfield 67...Read more

Boys basketball preview: Mick McCabe's top teams
Detroit Free Press, December 11th

Jaylin Walker (Kent State) is an explosive scorer. Junior D'Angelo Hansbro is a top-notch point guard. ... A.J. Atwater is a scoring point guard, setting a school record with 62 three-pointers last season. Chris Pearl, 6-4, will add tough defense and...Read more

Facing life in prison for lending his car to friends, Pensacola man seeks clemency
Bradenton Herald, December 9th

“If you know they're planning to rob somebody, I think it's entirely foreseeable that somebody is going to end up dead,” said Kent Scheidegger, legal director of the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation in California. Two Cabinet members, Agriculture...Read more

A memorable phone call
Stephenville Empire-Tribune, December 8th

I thanked him, hung up the phone and headed for the living room, where the old 1928 model Atwater Kent radio was located. As I ran toward the radio, I advised my mother and my eight-year-old sister about the bombing. The three of us gathered around the ...Read more

Q-C's P.T. Barnum made lasting memories
Quad-Cities Online, December 2nd

He had aspirations of being an operatic tenor and won an Atwater Kent Operatic Audition, but was never able to pursue that dream. Instead, he became involved in sales and promotions and eventually with radio. After owning WQUA for several years, in...Read more

Atwater Kent
WSHU, November 18th

I could not write articles about vintage radio without including Atwater Kent, both the man and his radios. He is a legend among vintage enthusiasts and radio collectors, revered with near deity status. Arthur Atwater Kent preferred not to use his...Read more