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(Some tech tips are embedded as folks share them with us.)
|CCI||Cetec-Sparta||Collins Radio||Continental Electronics|
|CSI||de Forest||Energy Onix||Federal Telegraph|
|Foreign (non-US)||Gates Radio||General Electric|
Additional Tech Tips: They may say "Parts is Parts,"
but you should check out
John Stortz' Top Ten list of rules to consider when dealing with replacement parts.
Where do old transmitters go? Many older units end up
with amateur operators who
restore the transmitters and love to watch the tubes glow! Check out amfone.net
|Broadcast Audio||Broadcast Electronics|
|Gates Radio||General Electric||General Radio||Harris|
Solid state console: 1958 - Cyril Brennan
Alternative: GE - 1960??
Stereo Console - ???
Antennas and towers:
Control, Monitoring, and Test:
Links dealing with receivers:
history of key dates relating to car radios
Another brief history of the car radio
Tabletop and monitor speakes:
Bang & Olufsen
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