Hear the story of Frank Massa, the revolutionary mind responsible for the development of Sonar Transducer design, development, and production during WWII.
Told by those who carry-on his legacy today (Son Don Massa and granddaughter Dawn Stancavish), learn how Frank led his small team to become one of the most reliable naval suppliers of the era, a status the company continues to hold to this day.
See here for more information about the exhibit – https://www.reaganfoundation.org/library-museum/special-exhibits/the-secrets-of-wwii/
Frank Massa’s early acoustical work with RCA and his role as the head of their Government Sound Division.
Frank Massa’s work on loudspeakers using rochelle salts distinguishes him and his unique expertise, and results in a call from an old friend who needs help designing the first hydrophone.
Frank Massa’s practical production experience allows him to make an important observation that nobody else saw, earning the trust of Admiral Furer.