Grandpa’s Airline 1240 Solid State Radio

Just before my grandparents moved into an apartment designed to accommodate elderly people, my grandpa gave me his Airline 1240 Solid State Radio. Complete with AM, FM, MB, and SW 1 & 2. The 4-foot long retractable antenna is in excellent shape but the back light, volume potentiometer, and tone potentiometer are not. In this video I replace both POTS and the back light with a much brighter LED. I go through testing each pot with my Fluke 87 to prove to myself that the pots are indeed worn from age before replacing them.

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