Holmes.Nigel at abc.net.au
Tue Nov 22 04:23:56 EST 2011
Can't speak for the BC-610, but the AT20M - 4 x 813 in parallel in the rfpa - was used as the first mfbc tx for 8DR at Darwin during & after WWII. Still a few working around VK. They were used by US forces also under a different label.
Not a very good photo here http://www.tuberadio.com/robinson/Australian_radios/AT20.jpg
73 Nigel VK3DZ
From: boatanchors-bounces at puck.nether.net [mailto:boatanchors-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of Robert Lawson
Sent: Tuesday, 22 November 2011 3:57 PM
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Subject: [Boatanchors] BC-610
Was the BC-610 ever used as a "clandestine" AM broadcast station for propaganda and/or a news/music spot on the dial for our troops during WWII, the Korean War, or those afterwards?
Just wondering as it certainly seems to still be a boatanchor workhorse today.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Enjoy the time with them as times move on regardless of us.
Robert W4RL Pensacola FL
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