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Title
Radio equipment comprising:- one-valve, home-constructed self-excited transmitter
Radio equipment comprising:- one-valve
Work Type
Radio Communication
Date
1922-1923
Location
Derby
Material
copper (alloy); electrical components; mahogany (wood)); metal (unknown); steel (metal); textile
Measurements
overall: 180 mm x 250 mm x 140 mm, 2.15 kg
Description
Radio equipment comprising:- one-valve, home-constructed self-excited transmitter, made by Alan T Lee, founding member of the Derby Wireless Club, Derby, Derbyshire, England, 1922-1923; Radio equipment comprising:- one-valve, home-constructed self-excited transmitter, made by Alan T Lee, founding member of the Derby Wireless Club, Derby, England, 1922-1923.; When using radio to communicate by voice was still relatively new, amateur radio operators often designed and built their own radio equipment. This is an example of a homemade radio from around 1923, only a year after the BBC was established. It was made by the founding member of the Derby Wireless Club and was used for communicating with other radio enthusiasts.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Broadcast
Kindly donated by Derby and District Amateur Radio Society
ID Number
co35585
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1975_0018__0006_.jpg
SSID
26292640

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