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Early Broadcast Equipment

Remote Telecasting Vans

United States

RCA Remote Vans

KTBX-TV mobile van



WLW mobile van

Courtesy of Ed Williams

WOSU-TV (Columbus, OH) Remote Bus. This bus was made in 1959 and televised two years of OSU football games. It had two Sarkes-Tarzian image orthicon cameras and a microwave link

DuMont Telecruiser

WABD van, about 1944



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)