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Man-from Mars Radio Hat

Clive Maxfield
11/12/2012 09:02 PM EST

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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   11/15/2012 5:50:03 PM
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I thought Apple were planning on suing them for daring to provide a non-Apple solution :-)

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ANON1249426187345   11/17/2012 6:32:32 PM
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The lower left of the magazine cover says "The Radio Hat - THE NEW DESIGN". That implies that this isn't the FIRST radio hat they featured...

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David Ashton   11/18/2012 10:47:07 PM
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There's a view of the innards here: http://blog.modernmechanix.com/sun-hat-has-built-in-radio/

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antedeluvian   11/19/2012 2:19:18 PM
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The article ends with "Mr. Hoeflich’s company, American Merri-Lei Corp., Brooklyn, N. Y., makes the talking benny.". Any idea what a "talking benny" is/was?

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Max The Magnificent   11/19/2012 6:37:05 PM
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Wow -- well spotted!

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n8ves   12/18/2012 4:55:51 PM
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Or the guy that shows up every year at the Dayton Hamvention with a three foot crank up tower mounted on a blue hard hat. Complete with lights and a working VHF/UHF antenna....

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Ghery   1/3/2013 10:41:35 PM
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"me and my engineering chum Rick Curl" My schoolteacher wife would cring. Does anybody proofread these columns? :-)

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