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Halfords invents radio signals that don't travel at the speed of light


Re: DAB is shit

"Prior to transistors and tiny batteries, you needed a couple of huge, heavy, glass bodied lead acid accumulators to run your radio."

I remember from my early teens that my parents used to sell in their electrical shop very big, low voltage dry cells for the filament circuit (B battery, 6 volts?) and a very small (about the size of a modern 9 volt) 90 and 45 volt dry cells for use in the portable radios of the day - mid to late 1960s I think, but starting to become less common then.

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