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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The Providence Journal, April 24th

Christine Fawson, Jim Porcella, Kent Hewitt, Marty Richards and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. 521-3333 ..... The Atwater-Donnelly Duo, folk, Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St, Westerly. 596-2341 ...Read more

Benefit set Friday for family of Waterloo student who died
Ravenna Record Courier, April 23rd

Waterloo will hold a benefit open to community members on Friday following the death of a 15-year-old boy. The benefit will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Waterloo Middle School, 1464 Industry Road in Atwater. Nathan Wimer, a freshman at the school, died...Read more

Ravenna Township, Atwater fire departments receive federal funds
Ravenna Record Courier, April 23rd

The Ravenna Township and Atwater fire departments have been awarded funds for operations and safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. Ravenna Township ...Read more

Tri-State Radio Fest features vintage radios
Observer-Reporter, April 21st

Radios with the Atwater Kent nameplate, which were recognized for their quality and design, will be featured at the show. Those who attend can vote for their favorites. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with a flea market, where vendors from throughout the...Read more

Kent Amberson: It's time to consider a cat tax for Atwater
Merced Sun-Star, April 20th

Re “Atwater program will curb stray cats” (Page A1, April 9): My hat is off to city manager/police chief Frank Pietro, who had the guts to tackle this problem which had been neglected by the former leadership of the Atwater Police Department. I was one...Read more

Caltech, Northrop Grumman Team Up to Develop Space-based Solar Power ..., April 20th

Sergio Pellegrino, Joyce and Kent Kresa Professor of Aeronautics, Professor of Civil Engineering and Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Research Scientist. Atwater, Hajimiri and Pellegrino have assembled a team of students, postdoctoral scholars, and...Read more

Tri-State Radio Fest to feature vintage equipment in Center Twp., April 19th

Radios bearing the Atwater Kent nameplate were highly desired for quality and design. Atwater Kent models from the 1920s and '30s will be featured in this year's contest. Those attending will have the opportunity to vote for their favorites. In keeping...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