Early 1950s Television Set
Image by gbaku
We got the set in late 1952 or early 1953; the photo is probably from the same time and was taken in Eugene, Oregon (USA). Until a local station started broadcasting, we only got a very fuzzy picture from a UHF station in Portland. The cable going off to the right went to a UHF antenna on top of a 40-foot mast on the roof; later in 1953, there was another cable going through the wall on the right connected to a VHF antenna lower on the mast to pick up signals from a new TV station in Eugene.