April 1948 Radio News
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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early
electronics. See articles from
Radio & Television News, published 1919-1959. All copyrights hereby
Supreme Publications was another
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the middle of the last century.
Sams Photofact was of course the most well-known, but there were others
including this one and
Manuals. Supreme Publications claims their content is provided by the
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data to service every AM and FM radio and television receiver produced for model
year 1948, when this issue of Radio News magazine was published.
According to the
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