TV Image Received In Hopedale 

HOPEDALE, June 1 [1948]  Atmospheric conditions are credited with the clear and distinct television reception on a recent evening when four stations, three from New York and one from Philadelphia, were brought into the home of Clarence E. Chilson, Freedom Street.

   Mr. Chilson, well-known radio technician explained the unusual situation as due to temperature inversion, which to the average person means cool ground and warm air overhead.

   If the inclement wet and humid weather was good for something it is news to everyone and should help to raise the morale.

   Mr. Chilson has been studying television in his spare time for several years.  He was the first person in this area to receive a TV image.  His home-constructed set brought in a station in 1941.

   The present set is another that he constructed himself.  On Friday night he and several friends were able to witness a boxing match from Madison Square Garden for nearly two hours, without interruption.  In addition, Mr. Chilson receives the test patterns daily, now being sent out from the Boston station. 
The Milford Daily News

The newspaper article didn't mention one little problem the viewers had while watching the boxing match.  The yoke, a part that went around the picture tube, had been put on wrong and the picture was upside down.

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