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Tuned Field Transmitter, by Marconi Company, English, 1907

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Inventory Number: 87142
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/118
Brief Description: Tuned Field Transmitter, with copper alloy spark gap and tuned circuit on mahogany and ebonite flat case containing sixteen (of eighteen) horizontal Leyden jars. It was tuned by a bank of Leyden-jar capacitors and was driven by an induction coil on which the Morse key was mounted. Previously catalogued with Induction Coil (Inv. Num. 30667).

This was one of the first portable wireless transmitters for use by the Army. It was tuned by a bank Leiden-jar capacitors and was driven by an induction coil on which the Morse was mounted.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Brass
mahogany
glass
ebonite.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
265 425 509 mm

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