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#816058 - Fri Jan 13 2012 05:47 PM Re: Radio [Re: Mr. Lang]  
truckernix  Offline
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 8,821
Bracebridge Ontario Canada
Bill,
if you ever feel like taking up Christopher's suggestion, that would be of great interest.

Fred


1951 GMC 1 Ton Flatbed -- It is finally on the road and what a great time I have driving it!
1951 1 Ton Completed


My Chevy Master 4 Door is on the Road!


#816314 - Sat Jan 14 2012 05:47 PM Re: Radio [Re: Mr. Lang]  
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Adams Center NY USA
Auto radio's like my Transitone had "B" battery's only,before 1932, I also have a Transitone 3 from 1931, The RCA M32, that I have, has a motor generator for B voltage ,but it could have used battery's also, The 1932 Ford radio built by Magestic also used a motor-generator, Late 1932 Mallory came out with a vibrator power supply B eliminator. Now if you see old movies with air planes from the early 1930's you may notice a small porpeller under the wing ,this is the generator for the B voltage for the planes radio!


#816492 - Sun Jan 15 2012 03:30 PM Re: Radio [Re: BILL]  
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Bracebridge Ontario Canada
Bill,
thanks for posting about the early days of radio. I don't get to see this kind of history much at all.

I tell people that with the radio in my 38 Chev sedan, there will be no need for a heater!

Fred


1951 GMC 1 Ton Flatbed -- It is finally on the road and what a great time I have driving it!
1951 1 Ton Completed


My Chevy Master 4 Door is on the Road!

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