Military radio transceiver

Today’s object is a Military radio transceiver. The Mk II was a development of the Mk I and its design is generally attributed to J Orbell of Radio Ltd. The significant differences between the two are as follows:   The Mk II is dual band having an LF band of 2-4 MHz and an HF band of 4-8 MHz; A synchronous vibrator was used dispensing with the need for the two 6X5 rectifiers; The switchable HT voltage feature was dispensed with.  Generally the ZC1 Mk II completed its service life without further change.

If you know more information about this Military radio transceiver that would be useful for our catalogue contact the museum on 0800 111 323 or, Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki Heritage Collection TN.0022.23.

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