mini SWR bridge from 'Oscar One' CB transceiver, 1980-1983

1980-1983 in Eastleigh

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CB mini SWR bridge S3-30L from `Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver, manufactured by South Midlands
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CB mini SWR bridge S3-30L from `Oscar One' 27 MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver, manufactured by South Midlands Communications Limited, Eastleigh, Hampshire, England, 1980-1983.

This radio transceiver set was designed to be used on Citizens' Band (CB) frequencies - radio channels there could be used by amateurs. These were legalised 1981, but had been used illegally in previous years. Until 2006, CB radios required licences, which could be purchased from the Post Office.

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Radio Communication
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electronic components, plastic (unidentified)
radio component
  • component - object
  • radio receiver
Donated by South Midlands Communications Limited
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