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“a rack mounted turntable? I guess the thinking was, the Last Engineer on the Planet could, after transmitting the special “kiss your @$$ good-bye” message from D.C., slap on some Barry Manilow LPs.”
Well at least someone on the planet will be entertained after the end. Someone has to make sure the record does not skip! 😉
Perhaps the turntable was installed because according to experts, any mass CME or EMP discharge will zap out our modern electronic devices including CD players. Perhaps the turntable will still operate along side the tube based transmitter.
“Besides, if this really were Big Bro grabbing control of the World o’ Wireless, wouldn’t that give us even more reason to have a bunch of home-grown Part 15 stations? ;-)”
YES!! I think it would be only fair to re-take what was ours to begin with.