[AMRadio] A little trivia


Todd, KA1KAQ ka1kaq at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 10:27:10 EST 2007


Rick -

My understanding is that it came about in the TV servicing community,
from using cords from old sets to work on a set with the back off
(since most TV set backs had the cord clipped into place, removing
power from the set when you removed the back).

That doesn't mean it's true, just how I remember it. (o:

~ Todd,  KA1KAQ

On Nov 16, 2007 10:22 AM, Rick Brashear <rickbras at airmail.net> wrote:
> What is the origin of the name "cheater cord"?
>
> No fair Googling!
>
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> Rick/K5IAR
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