microphone from 'Oscar One' CB transceiver, 1980-1983

Made:
1980-1983 in Eastleigh
1983-198 (Group) : 'Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver with accessories, manufactured by South 'Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver with microphone. Manufactured by South Midlands Communications Microphone from `Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver, manufactured by South Midlands Communications

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1983-198 (Group) : 'Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver with accessories, manufactured by South
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'Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver with microphone. Manufactured by South Midlands Communications
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Microphone from `Oscar One' 2MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver, manufactured by South Midlands Communications
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Microphone from `Oscar One' 27 MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver, manufactured by South Midlands Communications Limited, Eastleigh, Hampshire, England, 1980-1983

Microphone from `Oscar One' 27 MHz f.m. CB mobile/base radio transceiver, manufactured by South Midlands Communications Limited, Eastleigh, Hampshire, England, 1980-1983.

This radio transceiver set was designed to be used on Citizens' Band (CB) frequencies - radio channels there could be used by amateurs. These were legalised 1981, but had been used illegally in previous years. Until 2006, CB radios required licences, which could be purchased from the Post Office.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1983-198/2
Materials:
electronic components, plastic (unidentified) and rubber (unidentified)
type:
microphone
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • audio equipment
credit:
Donated by South Midlands Communications Limited