Friday, 15 June 2018

Radio scale

In the days digital frequency readouts were not available, radio tuning was done while looking at the scale. Names of radio stations were present on the scale;

A nice example is the scale of a Telefunken 876WK receiver from around 1938.

Telefunken 876WK

Off topic: The island of Tiengemeten in 'het Haringvliet', about 5 km's from my QTH. The island is forbidden for cars. Only pedestrians and bicycles allowed.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Home-built TV sets

Around 1948 employees of Philips could buy DIY kits to assemble TV receivers. Two pictures of home-built TV receivers from private collections:

Off topic:

Coastguard vessel near the harbour of Middelharnis