Radio & Television: On the Go

Last week TV was busy traveling by rail, highway and air. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, on a run from Washington to Jersey City, took along an observation carload of reporters to witness the first use of a TV set on a train. The receiver was specially built by Bendix engineers to eliminate such bugs as landscape blocks, high speed (the train hit 80 m.p.h.), and static caused by passing trains. Biggest problem was the antenna. Because of the low clearances allowed by trestles, tunnels and overpasses, the antenna could rise only 15¾ inches...

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