Early CB use - ( Citizens Band )

These are some pictures taken in 1963 while I worked at NASA/JPL. I was tasked to monitor the Spacecraft transport using ordinary moving vans --We didn't know better at the time -- from Pasadena to Cocoa Beach FL. for launch. We needed some way of communicating with the trucks that would carry the support equipment for the launch. I purchased four Johnson "Messenger" cb units for the task. These were the first units that Johnson made and were five channel, crystal controlled with vacuum tubes and vibrator. I installed crystals for channel 19

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