In response to my post about finding a glowing Hallicrafters radio in a scene from the Avengers: Age of Ultron, SWLing Post reader, Mike (AC4NS) writes:
“I put the pic in Lightroom and pulled it out of the shadows.
It is definitely a Skyrider and not an SX-28.”
Wow–I’m amazed there was enough information in that photo to pull it out of the shadows! You can see the silk screening and the SEND-REC. switch in the lower right corner.
Again, here’s my Hallicrafters SX-24 Skyrider Defiant for comparison:
I know why they used a Skyrider in the film; the warm glow of the dials and signal meter were simply irresistible! (At least, they are for me!)
Thanks for helping ID this, Mike!