Variable-frequency radiosonde, 1940

Made:
1940 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
designer:
Kew Observatory

Variable-frequency radiosonde, Met. Office, Kew Mark 1v type, unsigned, British, 1940. This was the first british radio-sonde to go into production.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1958-97
Materials:
aluminium alloy, brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, celluloid (cellulose), copper (alloy), electronic components, steel (metal)
type:
radiosonde
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Meteorological Office

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