RCA's AR-88 planning may have chronologically followed their AR-77 ham receiver but the AR-88 owes much of its design concept as a replacement for RCA's aging commercial-military receiver, the AR-60.
The AGS was developed to fulfill a contract with the Department of Commerce for modern receivers for airports in 1932.
KPH operator, Fred Baxter, flanked by two RCA CR-88 receivers and a Collins 51J-4 receiver.
The CR-88 receivers were the workhorses for Radiomarine Corp.
Rogers was the surname of her mother's second husband.
Ginger's mother Lela had always been attracted to show business, and when Ginger was five she was left with her grandparents in Kansas City while Lela went to Hollywood to pursue a writing career providing scripts (as Lela Leibrand) for silent stars such as Theda Bara.
Wholesome but sexy, forthright and vulnerable, honest and energetic, Ginger Rogers was one of Hollywood's biggest stars of the Thirties and Forties.