Video: Ken operates his Hallicrafter S-120 for the first time

The Hallicrafters S-120

In response to our last post regarding Hallicrafters’ promotional 45 RPM record, Ken Carr comments:

“I got the entire promotional kit for the [Hallicrafters] S120 when I was a kid. My parents even bought the radio for me. I still have everything, including the record. How could you not want to get into SWL after listening to it?

My dad took an 8mm film of me using the new radio. I have since digitized it.”

Ken then kindly shared his video (which can also be viewed on YouTube):

Thanks for sharing, Ken! This stuff is priceless.

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4 Responses to Video: Ken operates his Hallicrafter S-120 for the first time

  1. Esteeff says:

    Very cool, glad to see this. Thanks to your Dad for shooting and to you for carrying that footage into the 21st century for all to see. :)

  2. Ed McCorry says:

    Wow, thanks for sharing that Ken. Sure does bring back some fond memories of the S-120.

  3. Chris in Michigan says:

    Neat Ken real neat. It looks like you are having a lot of fun with that Christmas gift.
    What was that little book or paper you had in your hand?

  4. Marc DeLorenzo says:

    Very cool – thanks! Twirling those knobs brings back many great memories. I bought an S-120 for $40 at my local Sears at age 14 in 1964.

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