Coaxial cable, twelve pairs, 1950-1969

Made:
1950-1969 in Unknown place
maker:
Unknown

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Cable containing twelve coaxial pairs each capable of carrying one television channel, of 960 unidirectional telephone channels (two pairs used to provide for 960 two-way conversations), sheathed with lead alloy to General Post Office specification, unknown maker, 1950-1969

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1969-347
Materials:
copper (alloy), metal (unknown), paper (fibre product), plastic (unidentified)
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by British Insulated Callender's Cables Limited

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