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Date Posted: 10:53:14 12/01/17 Fri
Author: FreddyE1977
Subject: Question about old reel-to-reel tapes

One of my grandparents was a political figure of some note. Recently I was going through some boxes of family stuff and found 2 old reels of audio tape. I believe these are recordings of KDKA radio election night coverage, where he would sometimes serve as an analyst.

I don't have a reel-to-reel machine, and would not attempt to play them even if I did, as the tape appears to be extremely fragile. I would ballpark them as being from the early 60's.

Does anyone know of a commercial service that could safely pull the audio from these and save it for me in digital form? It would be nice to have as a family momento if it could be done.

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