45 MHz transistorized submarine repeater, unknown maker, 1982.
Transistors are used to amplify electronic signals. They were invented in the late 1940s, and their introduction allowed submarine repeaters, which helped boost the signals in long distance telephone cables, to be more compact and reliable.
- Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Exchange
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- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- From Standard Telephones and Cables PLC
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