18 May 19

Hallicrafters HT-37

Modes: SSB/AM/CW
Bands: 80 – 10 Meters (full bandswitching)
Output Power: 70-100W SSB, CW; 17-25W-AM
VFO: Yes
Power Supply: Internal
Final Tube(s): 2ea. 6146
SSB Method: Phasing
New Price/Year: $450-$495/1959-1963
Size: 9.5″h x 19.25″w x 16.0″d
Approx. Weight: 80 lbs

Source of Info Ham Radio Museum 

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5 May 19

Bakelite was patented on December 7, 1909. The creation of a synthetic plastic was revolutionary for its electrical non-conductivity and heat-resistant properties in electrical insulators, radio and telephone casings and such diverse products as kitchenware, jewelry, pipe stems, children’s toys, and firearms.

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