Mac's Radio Service Shop: Skeeter Gs and Test Patterns

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Mac's Radio Service Shop: Skeeter Gs and Test Patterns

by KirtB » Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:46 pm

Mac's Radio Service Shop: Skeeter Gs and Test Patterns

Only John T. Frye can turn an episode of an electronics technician / tinkerer attempting to devise a method of blowing up mosquitoes with sonic waves into a lesson in solving television and radio servicing issues by listening to the audio and interpreting CRT test patterns, as applicable. Mac's young apprentice is introduced to the recently released troubleshooting volumes - called 'Pict-O-Guides' - published by RCA which presents a set of uniquely distorted television test patterns (recall the Indian head test pattern) with an explanation of which circuit likely cased the problem(s) ... http://www.rfcafe.com/references/radio-news/macs-radio-service-shop-test-patterns-radio-television-news-june-1951.htm

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