Hallicrafters TA-1 “TO Keyer” and a Surprise!

The keyer, as expected – in great condition, however, I will recap it and also test the tubes. And, look what followed me home: The surprise? A Central Electronics MM-2 “Multiphase RF Analyzer” – which is a 3″ CRT based oscilloscope. This model has the capability of monitoring both the KWS-1 transmitters waveforms as well as the 75A-4 received signals. The gray Vobroplex Bug,…

Hallicrafters

Hallicrafters 1959 Christmas Advertisement Hallicrafters seems to be one of the first “mega” advertisers. They had quite a bit of gear – many models – and obviously had a big advertising budget. I had OT Elmers who thought Hammarlund made better gear, and everyone knew that Collins was the best of the best. However, Hallicrafters seemed to have gear at every price point and supported…