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Re: Fwd: Re: Expanded band query...?

On 1 Mar 2001,  dan.strassberg@att.net wrote:

> Believe me, I was _there_, being moved to a channel 
> above 1500 was _not_ like winning the lottery! I did 
> forget something when I wrote my summary of the 
> extensions of the AM band: In 1936, the FCC established 
> three so-called experimental high-fidelity channels 
> 1530, 1550, and 1570. So by March 1941 and NARBA, there 
> were _some_ radios that could tune past 1500, but not 
> many. 

My 1930s-vintage radio has numbers up to 160.  Beyond that, it says 
"police."  I think there must have been more radios around that could tune 
that high because many of them went up to 1700 for police calls.

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