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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Friday's Scores
SFGate, August 28th

Kent Roosevelt 51, Cuyahoga Falls 34. Kettering Alter 42, Kettering Fairmont 21. Kings Mills Kings 59, Lebanon 45. Kirtland 24 .... Warren Champion 28, Atwater Waterloo 7. Warren Harding 35, E. Cle. Shaw 0. Warren Howland 49, Akr. Kenmore 0. Wauseon ...Read more

Thursday Briefing: Raising the Floor in Flagler Beach, Live Murder of ..., August 27th

State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is expected to speak during a policy-committee conference of the Florida Association of Counties. Earlier in the .... For more information, contact Kent Ryan (386) 506-4425, or Seats...Read more

Vintage Radio: Going Mobile
WSHU, August 26th

Atwater Kent's invention of the breaker point ignition and the addition of noise suppression resistors to the spark plugs would eventually help reduce this source of interference. Other problems also plagued the early car radio. The average working man...Read more

Thomas Taylor Doerfler
News & Observer, August 23rd

He graduated from Atwater High School in 1961. After serving in the US Army during the Vietnam era, he returned to Kent, Ohio and began his 31-year career with IBM. It was his career with IBM that brought him to Cary, North Carolina in 1980. He retired...Read more

Regional briefs — Aug. 23
Akron Beacon Journal, August 22nd

7 p.m. Monday at Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St. • 5 p.m. Tuesday at Southeast High School, 8423 Tallmadge Rd., Palmyra. • 7 p.m. Tuesday at Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna. • 7:30 p.m., Aug. 31 at Atwater Town Hall, 1199 state Route ...Read more

The Providence Journal, August 21st

Greg Abate, Kent Hewitt, Gary Johnson and Joe Potenza, jazz, Aspire Restaurant, Hotel Providence, 311 Westminster St., Providence. ...... The Atwater-Donnelly Duo, Appalachian, Celtic and folk, Island Terrace lawn, 57 Long Point Rd., Lakeville, Mass...Read more

Dorman Kent chronicled the town he loved
Barre Montpelier Times Argus, August 5th

By then, there were many descendents of Remember Kent living in Vermont and most, if not all, were related. In later years, many achieved positions of importance such as industrialist Atwater Kent, who was a pioneer in the early days of radio. Ira...Read more

Atwater Kent
WSHU, November 18th

Arthur Atwater Kent preferred not to use his first name and to be publicly known as Atwater Kent. He was born in Burlington, Vermont, on Dec. 3, 1873, to Prentis and Mary Atwater Kent. He enrolled at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the fall of 1895...Read more