1955 Photocell Alarm

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Sixty years ago, this kid’s electronic expertise was no match for Santa. The cover of the December 1955 issue of Radio Electronics.  The youngster had constructed the transistorized photocell alarm (using a CK722 transistor) from the plans contained in the issue.  But he failed to outwit Santa, as shown in this photo.

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