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RE: radio in '22

On Wed, 7 Nov 2001 DonKelley@aol.com wrote:

> I have a Crosley crystal radio, circa 1921.  The tuning dial goes from 1 to 100. 

I don't think those numbers had anything to do with frequency or
wavelength.  They were just locator numbers.  Radios still have that.
It's called a log scale. Although now it goes from 0-10.  It really helps
find stations on the dial. 

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