have to admit that when I saw this large advertisement for the Sarkes
Tarzian company in Radio & TV News, I didn't recall ever
having heard of the company. According to
Wikipedia, "Sarkes Tarzian (1900-October 1987) was an American engineer,
inventor, and broadcaster... He attended the University of Pennsylvania
and received an undergraduate degree in 1924 and a graduate degree in
1927. Tarzian worked for the
Atwater Kent company and then for RCA... He founded the manufacturing
company Sarkes Tarzian Enterprises in 1944, and was involved in early
experiments in VHF audio broadcasting in 1946. Tarzian was a member
of the Rotary Club.
In 1949 he started television station WTTV in Bloomington. He sold that
station in 1978. The Sarkes Tarzian company was an important manufacturer
of radio and television equipment, television tuners, and components.
Its FM radio receivers helped to popularize the broadcast medium."
Sarkes Tarzian and His HiFAM Experiment
Museum of Engineering, Communications, and Computation
Sarkes Tarzian Silicon Rectifiers
"What a bright picture! Thanks, Mr. Serviceman,
for rejuvenating our old TV set"
Rejuvenate old TV sets with
the "Miraculous M-500" Sarkes Tarzian Silicon Rectifier ...
customers will appreciate it ... See your distributor or write for complete
Sarkes Tarzian Inc., Rectifier Division
N-1, 415 North College Ave., Bloomington, Indiana
In Canada: 700
Weston Rd., Toronto 9, Tel. 2-7535. Export: Ad Auriema, Inc., New York