Submerged repeater for TAT-1, 1956

Made:
1956 in Woolwich

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Annotated display photograph for sectioned submerged repeater for TAT-1 the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sectioned submerged repeater for TAT-1 the first transatlantic telephone cable, designed at the Post Office Research Station at Dollis Hill, made by Standard Telephones and Cables Limited, Woolwich, London, England, 1956

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Science Museum: Information Age Gallery: Exchange

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1958-201
Materials:
perspex, steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (stands): 180 mm x 60 mm x 170 mm,
overall (repeater): 3560 mm x 280 mm diameter, 500 kg
type:
amplifier
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Donated by BT Heritage and Archives
status:
Permanent collection

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