Radio: Mystery Control

All that has been needed to make radio listening a completely sedentary occupation was elimination of the necessity for struggling up out of a comfortable chair to cross the room and tune another station. The eliminator made its appearance last week when at a dealers' and distributors' Chicago convention, Philco Radio & Television Corp. engineers demonstrated their new Mystery Control unit.

As startling as a Ouija, the small, two-pound, dial-topped box, bare of any wire connections to the receiving set, changes the receiver's tuning from station to station, raises and lowers volume. Selection is made by a gadget that looks like a...

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