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Travelling Wave Tube, by Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd, British, c.1955

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Inventory Number: 15437
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2018-1
Brief Description: Electronic amplifier using glass tube with helix, type W7/D3. Early commercial design of a type initially used for microwave radio relays.

See John Bray, Innovation and the Communications Revolution: From the Victorian Pioneers to Broadband Internet (London, 2002), pp. 140-44. For a similar example by STC see http://www.r-type.org/exhib/aab0032.htm.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed on glass "STC [as logo] |MADE IN ENGLAND | W7/D3"
Provenance: Presented by Colin Potter.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
copper alloy
Steel
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
445 68 mm

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