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August 1947 Radio News[Table of Contents]
These articles are scanned and OCRed from old editions of the Radio & Television News magazine. Here is a list of the Radio & Television News articles I have already posted. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
You have probably seen Fahnestock clips, but did you know that's what they were called? Me neither, until I first saw the name of them on a page in a MicroMark catalog a while back. When I saw this ad in Radio News, it seemed like a good opportunity pass it on.
You can still buy Fahnestock clips from MicroMark. Model train enthusiasts use them for wiring their layouts since they facilitate quick, easy changing of the hookups.
Radio's Greatest Convenience
Fahnestock Spring Binding Post Grips the Wire by the Action of a Spring
No tools required to make the connection. Grips the wire with just the right pressure for good electrical contact. Simply press down, insert the wire and let go. Does not injure wire, hence connection can be made or opened as often as desired. Available in large variety of types and sizes to fit any radio purpose and any requirement as to position, space or method of attachment. You will find them in the better sets.
Positive contact; cannot jar loose. Brass or bronze - nonrusting.
Fahnestock Electric Company, Inc.
46-44 Eleventh Street
Long Island City 1, N. Y. Dept. 12
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Posted September 30, 2014