Object of the week: transceiver radio

Today’s object is a transceiver radio. A transceiver is a device comprising of both a transmitter and a receiver which are combined and share common circuitry or a single housing. When no circuitry is common between transmit and receive functions, the device is a transmitter-receiver. The term originated in the early 1920s. This transceiver was licensed in 1975 by the donor.  If you have more information about this artefact that would be useful for our catalogue, contact the museum on 0800 111 323 or museum@stdc.govt.nz, Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki Heritage Collection 1981.236.1.

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