Transmitter - Emergency (Gibson Girl) in Parachute Pack


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Emergency transmitter nicknamed the "Gibson Girl" in a parachute pack. The transmitter has a yellow metal shell and an hour glass like shape. The switch unit is affixed to the front of the transmitter with the key switch at the centre top. The break is a 5 notched shape cog at the centre base of the unit. The Transmitter has a thick, brown canvas strap affixed to the top sides that is wrapped around the unit for storage. The transmitter itself is packed in a yellow, canvas bag. The bag is a parachute bag and contains a bag of inflatable tubes, three padding bags, 1 single lamp M-308-B CNK, 1 spare antenna assembly AS-207/CRT-3 CNK, 1 inflatable balloon and 1 long cylindrical tin.
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Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Textile/Canvas
Signature/Marks and Type
To Alert A Shipboard auto -- alarm System/ place switch on 500KC manual and turn crank fast enough to keep speed/ indicator lighted. Use key button to send 12 or more dashes four seconds/ long and spaced one second apart. Label
Stock NR 5820K1200382A Serial Number
SAAMA Ink Stamp
T-74/CRT-3 / A-4414:CNK 481-DAY-45 Maker's Plate
SIGNAL LAMP M-308-B / CNK Printed
BALLOON / M-278-A / FOR / AN/CRT-3A Printed
Accession No
2004.330
Credit Line
Transmitter - Emergency (Gibson Girl) in Parachute Pack, 2004.330. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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