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Postwar American Television

Antenna Rotors

Alliance brochure
CDR rotor advertisement
JEB rotor advertisement

People living outside major cities often got their television from stations in several major cities. Outdoor antennas had to be aimed at the stations, and antenna rotors were used to do that. The antenna would be attached to a motor, and a control box inside the house would operate the motor.

Early Television

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Early Television

These control boxes were made by the Alliance Corp.

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Vee D X control box. Made by La Pointe Electronics, Inc., of Rockville, Connecticut. Donated by Teresa Barchuk