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Transceiver - Traeger, Mary Margaret Kemp Set, 1931 Object Reg. No: ST 023992

Summary:
Flying doctor radio transceiver. This set is believed to have been used at Mulka on the main Birdsville-Maree route to Adelaide. It was named the 'Mary Margaret Kemp Set' in 1931 after the founding President (from 1925-1930) of the Western Division of the Queensland Country Women's Association (CWA).
Description:
Radio transceiver housed in a rectangular wooden case.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, 1956
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 290 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width), 645 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: radio receivers, women s associations, flying doctors, radio transceivers
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: transceivers
Inventor: Traeger, South Australia, Australia, circa 1930
Place Used: Mulka, Queensland, Australia, 1931-1956

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