[AMRadio] A little trivia

jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Fri Nov 16 10:30:30 EST 2007

I think it goes back to the day of early TV sets were the cord female plug 
was riveted to the back plate. I remember a TV tech at our house around 1951 
complaining that he left his cheater cord back at the shop.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Brashear" <rickbras at airmail.net>
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Subject: [AMRadio] A little trivia

> What is the origin of the name "cheater cord"?
> No fair Googling!
> Rick/K5IAR
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