Radio: Early Birds

Last week television took one step forward and two back. In New York City, Manhattan's Bloomingdale Bros. Inc. and Brooklyn's Abraham & Straus, Inc. advertised American Television Corp. receiving sets. Davega City Radio Inc., retail specialists in radios and sporting goods, jumped on the band wagon, making a deal with Allen B. DuMont Laborato^ ries, Inc. for exhibition and sale of DuMont sets. Demonstrations were planned to pick up the NBC experimental evening telecast from the Empire State tower. What often happens to best-laid plans began to happen fast.

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