The ‘Bold vs. Old’ pilots saying is cool.
I was hoping that you were the very handy type that could work on these sorts of vintage devices.
I happen to have 12 pages of a Pioneer Brand owner’s manual, January 10 1943, that I got off the Internet some time back. You’ve inspired me to read through it again. I can see why you would have trouble working on one of these! It was amusing to see the the Pioneer manual is officially marked “RESTRICTED” ha,ha,LOL,LOL– yeah the enemy might learn how to use various sextants in 1943!
This time I’ve attached a link to a nifty historic Morse Code decoder and instruction site for you below: