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WE'VE GOT 17 MULLARD VALVE TESTERS AT THE BBC -
Posted by STEVE M on
Today's dip into the Mullard factory archives has come up with this photo of a suited gentleman testing valves using a Mullard High Speed Valve Tester (MHSVT). How many people wear a suit whilst valve testing - I wear a string vest and a lime green thong whilst testing our wares - however, I digress. The formal attire should give a clue for this is the MHSVT in the main transmitting room at BBC Alexandra Palace some time in 1953. I think this photograph was taken during valve maintenence testing undertaken immediately prior to filming an episode of...
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