Items tagged radios in MV Collections

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  • Coherer - Radio Telegraphy, Jenvey, 1901 Object

    Coherer - Radio Telegraphy, Jenvey, 1901

    Coherer detector, used by H. W. Jenvey for the first Australian shore to ship communication with H. M. S. 'St. George' in May 1901 A later feature of telegraph networks was the use of ...

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  • Electronic Valve - Cossor, Cathode Ray Tube, Type 1CP1, 1958 to 1969 Object

    Electronic Valve - Cossor, Cathode Ray Tube, Type 1CP1, 1958 to 1969

    One inch cathode ray tube used in instruments, for example in wireless telegraphy. Equivalent to DH3-91. 6.3V indirectly heated cathode. Manufacturer: Cossor, England.

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  • Advertising Pencil - ABC, The Argonauts Club, circa 1960s Object

    Advertising Pencil - ABC, The Argonauts Club, circa 1960s

    Advertising pencil for The Argonauts Club, broadcast on the ABC Children's Hour, circa 1960s. Owned by Angelo Candela, an Italian migrant. Angelo migrated to Australia, at the age of te ...

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  • Coherer - Marconi, Radio Receiver, circa 1900 Object

    Coherer - Marconi, Radio Receiver, circa 1900

    The coherer was the first practical detector of radio waves. The phenomenon on which it is based was discovered in 1878 by D. E. Hughes and rediscovered by E. Branly in 1890. It was d ...

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  • Portable Radio - Sanyo, circa 1950s Object

    Portable Radio - Sanyo, circa 1950s

    Alternative Name(s): Wireless, Transistor Radio Portable radio made by Sanyo, and used by the Dereani family, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Aust ...

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  • Radio - Phillips, circa 1950s Object

    Radio - Phillips, circa 1950s

    Alternative Name(s): Mantle Radio Radio made by Phillips, it was purchased by the Dereani family in Trieste, Italy circa 1950s. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated t ...

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    Electronic Valve - Philips, Triode, Type MA4/600, 1930-1934

    Large triode designed for use in modulators for AM transmitters. A pair of them would produce about 600 watts of audio. Used for radio transmission. Manufacturer: Philips Holland 16 V ...

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  • Variable Capacitor - Polar, 1960s Object

    Variable Capacitor - Polar, 1960s

    Single gang air dielectric 500 pF variable condenser in original packaging. Made by Polar in England. Used in crystal sets and simple radios, but more likely in test instruments.

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  • Transformer - Stromberg Carlson, Radio, 1930s Object

    Transformer - Stromberg Carlson, Radio, 1930s

    Intermediate frequency transformer, double tuned type with air core. Used in radio receivers. Made by Stromberg Carlson. Used for 455 kc/s frequency. In operation until 1939. Transform ...

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  • Insulators - 'Egg', Radio, circa 1925 Object

    Insulators - 'Egg', Radio, circa 1925

    Four insulators used to support aerial wires, known as 'egg' insulators. Australian-made, circa 1925. Two lengths of aerial wire are attached to either end, 'insulated' from each other. ...

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