Building a PC - then & now

John Robertson jrr at
Fri Jan 15 13:01:27 CST 2016

On 01/13/2016 4:54 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 01/13/2016 03:27 PM, William Donzelli wrote:
>> In the old days, the shitty kit TVs would have continuous tuners.
> In prewar days, it seems that there more than a couple of offerings. 
> Didn't Meissner(they of the "Signal Shifter" VFO) offer a kit TV in 
> the 30s/early 40s?  I do remember the continuous tuners, though--two 
> bands--and one could even tune Channel 1.
> A large number of Heathkit color TVs were built by vets using funding 
> from the GI bill.  Those were Heath's good days...
> --Chuck
I built one of the Heathkit colour TVs in time to watch the moon 
landings. I was 18 and built in one day (and night) and it worked from 
the first turn on. Lasted over twenty years as the main house set only 
needing service every few years until the picture tube gave out finally.

John :-#)#

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