Radio, RCA AR77 Receiver; Radio Corporation of America (RCA); 1943; ZLB.406

Name/Title

Radio, RCA AR77 Receiver

About this object

This RCA (Radio Corporation of America) AR77 communications receiver was primarily intended for short wave communications service, both amateur and commercial. Its major selling point was its stability, necessary to withstand severe climatic and Hne voltage variations, its frequency coverage over 6 ranges and ease of operation. With ten valves and an inbuilt transformer, it could be used with either a loud speaker or headsets. It was used at ZLB (Awarua) on high frequency services and was the Superintendents office radio in the 1970's.

Maker

Radio Corporation of America (RCA)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1943

Period

1940s

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New Jersey, Camden

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed materials, metals, copper
inorganic, processed materials, metals, steel
inorganic, processed materials, plastic, bakelite
inorganic, processed materials, plastic



Measurements

h 270 mm x w 510 mm x d 300 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

equipment

Object number

ZLB.406

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