Thursday, October 15, 2015

VOA Delano Transmitter Readied for Public Display

by James O'Neal
If you've been following the saga of the Voice of America's Delano, Calif., transmitter plant since its closure in the fall of 2007, you know that one of the big Collins Radio machines there — a 1960s-vintage 821A-1 250,000-watt shortwave transmitter — was rescued through the combined efforts of the Antique Wireless Association and the Collins Collectors Association.
The Collins 821A-1 250,000-watt transmitter is shown after its reassembly at the AWA Museum in Bloomfield.

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