I guess you could call this a hardware hack. When I was just out of college, there were over-the-air subscription TV channels. Every electronics company in the boston area has a schematic for a channel 68 decoder. the were based on either and LM1800 or LM1310 stereo decoder. I even made a PCB as I had worked in a PCB factory in HS and college.
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