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MINE IS BIGGER THAN YOURS, I'M TALKING TELEVISIONS!!!!

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MINE IS BIGGER THAN YOURS,  I'M TALKING TELEVISIONS!!!!

Don't you just love this picture from 1937 proclaiming the massiveness of a TV screen? Quite an achievement for 1937 and having a diagonal size of 150 inches: -  Even today, some 85 years later this is an impressive size with a handful of models available at this size along with an impressive price point.  But people just want bigger and better so, here in 2023, we have the World's largest telly, its the LG , a 325-inch monster screen that will set you back tens of thousands of pounds. Aimed at "super-luxury" homes, the Extreme Home Cinema is one of the...

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A MERRY 2022 CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR WONDERFUL CUSTOMERS!

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A MERRY 2022 CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR WONDERFUL CUSTOMERS!

Well, its that time again and I would like to thank all of our wonderful customers for their kindness and patience during what has been a very turbulent year for us. Karen and myself wish you all the very best for the coming festive season and 2023

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HAVE FUN WITH YOUR RADIO CHRISTMAS 2022!

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HAVE FUN WITH YOUR RADIO CHRISTMAS 2022!

As this weeks picture from 1938 proclaims, do have more Christmas fun with your radio.  That said, can you imagine sitting down to the King's speech and the following happening: -

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THESE VALVE CIRCUITS ARE LITTLE DEVILS

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THESE VALVE CIRCUITS ARE LITTLE DEVILS

I just love this joke circuit diagram from 1937 - see what you think:-  

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OPERATION CORONA NOTHING TO DO WITH COVID THOUGH

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OPERATION CORONA NOTHING TO DO WITH COVID THOUGH

Coronavirus has been in the news for a couple of years now and we are very sensitive to anything involving the term 'Corona' me, I still drink that brand of beer though!! Today, our blog entry deals with Operation Corona, a 1943 Royal Air Force operation designed to confuse German nightfighters whilst Allied bombing raids were ongoing.    The operation made use of both native speakers and people who could speak German to a standard where they could be taken for a native speaker who went on to impersonate German Air Defence officers. They initiated communications via radio with German nightfighter pilots...

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