On the one hand, a history of hypnosis is a bit like a history of breathing.
Like breathing, hypnosis is an inherent and universal trait, shared and experienced by all human beings since the dawn of time.
On the other hand, it’s only in the last few decades that we’ve come to realise that!
The HRO main tuning dial was unlike any other - a non-illuminated micrometer device that displayed numbers behind small openings as the dial was rotated.
Though expensive, National felt there must be a market for a high performance receiver, even during the Depression.
W9DXX, Alice Bourke, Chicago, IL ca.1935 - from Frank C.
The initial receiver designed for the contract was designated the RHM.
and his design team were involved to a certain degree in the electronic design of the RHM while National provided the mechanical design and assembly.
Without a doubt the finest creation to come from National Company, Inc.
Introduced in October 1934 (first production run January 1935 with first deliveries in March 1935,) the HRO featured incredible performance capabilities coupled with an anachronistic, almost scientific instrument appearance that certainly appealed to the technically-minded ham.
S., just released its first album on Decaydance - Pete’s record label!