History Detectives

Early Transistor Radio

  • Posted: 1/25/2013
    • Length: 12:34
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

Joe Bidwell still remembers buying his first Motorola transistor radio in 1959 and the freedom he felt listening to music with a radio he could fit in his pocket. Now Joe owns a Regency TR-1, the first transistor radio model made in 1954. His has a serial number of 2067, which Joe thinks seems very low. Joe asks Tukufu Zuberi to find out whether he has one of the first transistor radios ever mad

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