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RADIO RELATED PROPS ON TV

We tend to think of 'radio and technology bloopers' as a fairly recent trend on TV, witness the DAC90A in recent episodes of Foyle's War and the time machine advert run by Hovis a couple of years ago, however, similar things also happened some 40 odd years ago as I recall one chortle-worthy instance in an Avengers episode where a chap made up to look like a Chinese mandarin was busy playing a chess game by radio and transmitting his next fiendish move using a BC221 wavemeter, not that it bothered Tara King though.......

Sticking with The Avengers theme,  I thought you may appreciate this lovely shot of a villain using a TW and Collins TCS12 combo to spread mayhem: -