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Aerial tuning inductor from the Rugby Radio Station, 1943-1966

Collection:  SCM - Radio Communication
Object Name:  radio transmitter
Maker:  Unknown maker
Place Made:  United Kingdom
Date Made:  1943-1966
Materials:  1. Former or framework - made of wood (Sitka Spruce). 2. Fixings - made of wooden doweling and nylon nuts & bolts. 3. Wedges to keep coil in place - made of wood. 4. Tap point connections and cable terminals - made of metal. 5. Outer support tubing/casing of coil windings - made of synthetic-resin-bonded-paper. 6. Inner of Litz cable - made of enamelled copper wire.
Measurements:  overall: 10000 mm x 10000 mm x 6000 mm
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Description:  Aerial tuning inductor from the very-low-frequency (16 kHz) transmitter (callsign GBR) installed at Rugby Radio Station, unknown maker, British, 1943-1966. Constructed in 1943 to the original 1926 design, and as modified in 1966, together with separate transformer and variometer with supporting framework.

Object Number:  2005-733

Credit Line:  Donated by BT Heritage and Archives

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