Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Broadcast Equipment

RCA 1937 Mobile Pickup Equipment

Television Pickup is Moved Outdoors
Television's First Roadshow Proves a Hit




Broadcasting, July 1 1938

The 1937 mobile production trucks. Two were required, one for the cameras and the other for the transmitter used to send the signal back to the studio.

The camera

The control panel


Shortwave and Television, March 1938

In Times Square

The following pictures are from Television Broadcasting; Production, Economics, Technique, by Lenox R. Lohr, published in 1940