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Re: [ARSCLIST] FM reception way back when


--- On Mon, 10/6/08, David Lennick <dlennick@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
From: David Lennick <dlennick@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] FM reception way back when
To: ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Monday, October 6, 2008, 5:33 PM

Last night was THE night for nostalgic sounds..Surfin' Bird beaten to death
Family Guy, and Mad Men closing with Telstar.


David Weiner wrote:
> I like the accuracy of the current TV show MAD MEN, which takes place in
> 1962. The main family lives in Westchester and whenever we see the parents
> or kids watching TV, the reception is a bit off - slight double images,
> occasional snow - just as it would have been then using a rooftop TV
> from such a distance from New York City. 
> Dave W.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:ARSCLIST@xxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Lennick
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 12:59 AM
> To: ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] FM reception way back when
> Anyone remember similar experiences to this? I'm just listening to a
> made 
> in 1960 (I recorded it, in fact) off the CBC's FM station in Toronto,
> while 
> the quality is excellent and free from interference, every so often
> a 
> brief series of clicks..because someone elsewhere in the house changed the

> television channel.
> We were a family of tape fiends. Schedules were noted..taping off AM was
> even 
> worse, since light switches, television, running the dishwasher, opening
> fridge, just about anything involving electricity would cause clicks,
> buzzing, 
> static, whistle etc. As my mother frequently replied, "I can't
pee in the
> dark."
> dl


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