[AMRadio] Re: Cheater cord


D. Chester k4kyv at charter.net
Fri Nov 16 18:39:01 EST 2007


>> 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

That's what I always heard.  The first time I heard the story was in the 
late 50's.

Don k4kyv



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