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CHRS Television Interest Group

May 14, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

CHRS Antique TV Event

Date: Saturday, May 14

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Place: CHRS “Radio Central”, 2152 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501

The event is free and open to anyone interested; you don’t have to be a member of CHRS. Lunch will be provided for a $5 donation to CHRS. This is a great opportunity to meet vintage TV enthusiasts and learn about different facets of the hobby. If you would like to come, please notify Tom Albrecht ([email protected]) if you haven’t already, so we can plan for seating, lunch, etc.

CHRS TV Event Schedule (May 14, 2022)
9:00 Set-up of sets, demos, and loading/testing presentations onto computer(s)
10:00 Albrecht – Welcome
10:10 Adams/Watts – CHRS TV Book
10:20 Staples – Image Intensified Camera Tubes
10:50 Musselman – Amateur Television: Two-way TV via Ham Radio
11:20 Diehl – 32-line Narrow Band TV (presentation and demo)
11:50 Staples – Bomber Camera
12:10 LUNCH (sandwiches, chips, drinks provided for $5 donation to CHRS)
1:00 Staples – RCA TK76 Color Camera (presentation and demo)
1:45 Musselman – Interfacing and Supplying Program Sources to Vintage TV sets
2:15 Vrignaud – Challenges of Creating a Clean VSB Channel from a CATV Manufacturer’s Point of View + Update on CHRS Head End
2:45 Code – Who Should (and Should Not) Get Credit for Inventing TV?
3:05 BREAK
3:30 Pendleton – RCA Prewar TT5 and Its Historical Context (presentation and demo)
3:55 Ellingson – Art Videos Featuring Vintage TVs
4:15 Garaventa – Observations from Working in TV Studios
4:35 Staples – More about Cameras (Single Tube Color Cameras, 6-Inch Iconoscope, Microcameras)
5:00 END


May 14, 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Radio Central – Alameda