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Old 26th Dec 2013, 9:49 pm   #8
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Default Re: Vintage Radios, TVs etc in films and on TV (not anachronisms)

I forget which James Bond movie it was - Octopussy? - but the villain had a couple of his hench-people on a balcony using binoculars to watch James Bond's card-hand and radio the details to said villain's "deaf aid" using a Pye Cambridge radiotelephone.

Not anachronistic at all - over bthe range involved I could easily make 10 watts or so of AM from a Cambridge resolvable on a 'tweaked' body-worn hearing-aid, the earpiece-to-body-worn-"amplifier/receiver" being a convenient quarter-wavelength long so serving as an antenna.
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