Originally Posted by azflycaster
The autocoupler was the norm for the era, but my service manual also talks about a separate radio antenna. It does mention in the autocoupler section that am radio and tv signals at the same time would be a problem. Here is the section dealing with the optional(?) radio antenna.
I had noticed that I didn't get AM in my 1983 Excella, but just really didn't care. I had wondered if that was a result of the autocoupler. My 1967
Trade Wind has a separate radio antenna.
Does anyone know when the autocoupler first appeared?