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Aerial Model - Homecrafts, Radio, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: ST 15454

Summary:
L type inverted aerial, on wooden base. Used with radios. Made by Homecrafts in Australia, circa 1920.
Description:
Two uprights with two horizontal spaced strands, each of 4 wires. The lower strand is longer than the upper, and forms an 'artificial earth' or 'counterpoise'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Homecrafts Pty Ltd, 1925
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 330 mm (Height), 370 mm (Width), 130 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: radios, homecrafts, radio aerials
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Name plate on base reads "Supplied by Homecrafts Melb P.H. McElroy 211 Swanston Street".
Modelmaker: Homecrafts Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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