Radio Receiver set

Aircraft Radio Corporation, Manufacturer;  Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Manufacturer;  Electrolux Limited, Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Aircraft Radio Corporation, Manufacturer
Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Manufacturer
Electrolux Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Black coloured metal radio set on stand - consists of receiver CBY-6105, an unidentified receiver, receiver R-4/ARR-2 all with attached cables, and small metal control box.
Receiver 1- Model plate at top front states AIRCRAFT RADIO RECEIVER TYPE CBY-6105 SERIAL NO. 395 AIRCRAFT RADIO CORP. BOONTON, N.J. 29 JUNE 1940. Westinghouse Dynamotor at back.
Receiver 2- Model plate at top front states AIRCRAFT RADIO RECEIVER AIRCRAFT RADIO CORP. BOONTON, N.J. Serial number obscured through deterioration of metal condition.
Receiver 3- Model plate at top front states R-4/ARR-2 03222: CW 28 VOLTS DC 4000 OHMS OUTPUT. Dynamotor at back made by Electrolux Corporation.
Control box- for tuning and controlling receiver, would be beside pilot for easy operation, transmitter/ receiver would be kept out of way; would have been control box for each transmitter/ receiver.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
AIRCRAFT RADIO RECEIVER / TYPE CBY-46105 / FREQUENCY 3 TO 6 MC / WEIGHT 6.0 LBS. SERIAL NO. 395 / A UNIT OF MODEL ARA AIRCRAFT RADIO EQUIPTMENT / MANUFACTURED FOR / NAVY DEPARTMENT-BUREAU OF SHIPS / BY / AIRCRAFT RADIO CORPORATION / BOONTON, N.J. / CONTRACT NOs-74912 DATE 29 JUNE 1940 Maker's Plate
Westinghouse / DYNAMOTOR / STYLE 1171072 A / MANUFACTURED FOR / COLONIAL RADIO CORP / MADE IN U.S.A. 34720 Maker's Plate
R-4/ARR-2 / 28 VOLTS DC / [...] 03222: CW / 4000 OHMS OUTPUT. Maker's Plate
ELECTROLUX CORPORATION / DYNOMOTOR / MODEL 23360 Maker's Plate
Accession No
2007.114.1
Credit Line
Aircraft Radio Corporation et al. Radio Receiver set, 2007.114.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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