|The Dage videcon camera was purchased to be
used in a film chain, but was used in the studio until both RCA cameras
were operational. Gene Rickets and Dennis Edwards are shown here.
|The RCA camera is on a tripod dolly built by
the NHS Shop Department. The Dage camera uses a new commercial tripod dolly
that supported a number of different small cameras over the years.
John Hall is at the desk for an interview.
|The Dage camera had no viewfinder, so the operator
sets the shot with a television used as a monitor.
Larry Wilson watches.
|The production crew were "dressed up" for these
photos, taken for a special edition by the Columbus Dispatch newspaperr.
Note the WGSF-TV Staff patches on the jackets.
|A support group provided the "Prompter" seen
on the front of the RCA camera. A special typewriter that made large
letters was use to prepare the script that scrolled the copy for the "Talent"
|The Dage Camera, as displayed at the 2006 WGSF
reunion and picnic.
It is resting on a rack that houses a small syncronizing pulse generator
and two pulse distribution amplifiers. The control unit for the camera
is underneath, with an additional panel with control switches for auxillary
The corner of a GE 1/2 inch reel-to-reel tape recorder is shown.