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Bearcat by Electra (1968)

The Bearcat by Electra is believed to be the first commercially produced electronic device made solely for the monitoring of police and fire transmissions. The devices began production in 1968/1969. Three different models were produced, all identical, except for a stamped designation on the back label. One was tuned for Low-VHF reception. One was for…