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Early Broadcast Equipment

Remote Telecasting Vans

United States

RCA Remote Vans

DuMont Telecruiser

KTBX-TV mobile van

 

 

WLW mobile van

KTLA

Using a Checker Marathon Airport Limo (Checker was famous for being the predominant New York cab for years). Late 50s or early 60s.

Courtesy of John Pinckney

British and European Vans

Mid 50s van used by Portuguese Television

1957 Hungarian production van, apparently using Pye equipment. Here is a video of the van.

Courtesy of Kalmár Zoltán

RAI (Italian) production van, 1954

Courtesy of Jim in Seattle

Fernseh GmbH O.B. TV Truck(1963)

BBC Type 2 Colour mobile control room (1969)

 

British MCR21 (1963)