Crystal Type DC-11-B for RAAF radio set

Accession Number REL/20293
Collection type Technology
Object type Communications equipment
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c.1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Crystal for radio set manufactured according to standards set by the RAAF for installation in RAAF aircraft. The rectangular unit is encased in black plastic and has two silver metal pins extending from the base of the unit. 'RAAF Crystal Type DC-11-B Grade C Ident. No. Y10X' is inscribed on the front of the unit. 'Serial No. 12010' is inscribed on an attached plate on the top of the unit.

History / Summary

This item is part of standard communications equipment used in British designed and constructed aircraft during the Second World War. The exact type of radio equipment to which this crystal applies has not been established.

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