Radio: No More Sets

No more radio sets for U.S. civilians will be made after April 22. By the end of June there will probably be no more on the market. The U.S., which bought 13,100,000 sets last year, heard this news last week from the War Production Board.

Under a previous WPB order cutting down civilian production by 40%, many radio manufacturers were already far along in conversion to war work. WPB warned all of them last week that any facilities not required in making military radio equipment must be converted within "three or four months" to war production of other kinds (e.g., bomb sights).


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