It was true.
The challenge of producing the necessary programming was handled by three compact 27 foot remote broadcast trucks and two 40 foot trucks. They went everywhere, broadcasting almost anything that moved.
The Texas Broadcast Museum recently acquired one of these original mobile units, known as “327. ”
It’s perhaps the last surviving example.
We attempted to drive the unit all the way from Cranston, Rhode Island to Kilgore, Texas.
Things did not go as planned.
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It has become one of the many star attractions at the Museum.