Two Pye Bantam radio telephone sets together with a separate chassis (less crystals), made by Pye Telecommunication Limited, Cambridge, England, 1963-1965.
The portable Bantam radio was usually carried over the shoulder with a strap. The low power equipment was battery powered and could be used to provide a two-way voice link. The Bantam added to a range of radio telephones developed by Cambridge based company Pye. During the Second World War Pye had built up a good reputation with the uniformed services, and the Bantam was used by several police forces around the world.
- Radio Communication
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overall (handset): 100 mm x 40 mm x 30 mm,
overall (each): 300 mm x 165 mm x 70 mm, 1.85 kg
overall (chassis): 27 mm x 193 mm x 126 mm,
- mobile telephone
- component - object
- Kindly donated by Team Telecom Group Plc
- Permanent collection
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