Early Electronic Television
RCA RR-359 Field Trial Set
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The interior of the set
1936 RR-359 Field Test Set, with front cover removed and showing a photo of the set in operation. Only two of these sets with 9 inch picture tubes survive. They were used by RCA in the New York City area to test electronic television. Here are the history of this set, the history of RCA's television field trials, technical information, and technical manual.