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Nuts & Volts Magazine (November 2006)

Restoring The Philco PT-44 Antique Radio

By Aaron Dahlen    View In Digital Edition  

This article chronicles the restoration of a 1941 Philco model PT-44 vacuum tube radio shown in Photo 1. As I worked on this radio, I often found myself wondering who owned it. What did they listen to? Did this radio deliver the original radio broadcast of President Roosevelt’s address to Congress, “Yesterday, 7 December 1941 — a date which will live in infamy ...”


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