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boot mounted transceiver for Phillips 9140 mobile telephone, 1982-1987
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Item Details
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Title
boot mounted transceiver for Phillips 9140 mobile telephone, 1982-1987
2014-94/1: Philips 9140 'remote control' mobile phone
Work Type
Telecommunications
Date
1982-1987
Location
Unknown place
Material
electronic components; metal (unknown); plastic (unidentified)
Description
Boot mounted transceiver for Philips 9140 'remote control' mobile phone, designed for use with System 4, made by Philips, 1982-1987; Boot mounted transceiver for Philips 9140 'remote control' mobile phone, designed for use with System 4, made by Philips, unknown place, 1982-1987; Boot mounted transceiver for Philips 9140 'remote control' mobile phone, designed for use with System 4, made by Philips, 1982-1987.; Before the first cellular mobile networks launched in Britain in 1985, British Telecom (BT) operated radiophone networks. These used similar technology to later mobile phones, but because they did not use a cellular system the numbers of users were very limited. System 4 was the last radiophone system BT operated. It was oversubscribed, which was one of the main drivers for introducing cellular mobile phone networks.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cell
Donated by John Flowers
ID Number
co8429568
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_2014_0094_0001__0002_.jpg
SSID
26436369

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