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British Radio Valves
The Vintage Years: 1904 - 1925

A history by Keith Thrower.
    
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This book is a detailed history of the valve and its development in the UK from 1904 to 1925.

With 148 pages and many black and white illustrations.

Available from the publishers

Speedwell
4 Mapledene, Caversham, Reading RG4 7DQ
0118 947 4813

ISBN 0 9537166 0 0

#13.50 UK, #15.00 Europe,
and
#16.00 Outside Europe

The book provides a comprehensive cover of early British radio valves.

  • Background to the manufacturers and suppliers

  • Fleming diodes

  • Marconi-Round valves

  • Bright emitters

  • Dull emitters

  • Four-electrode valves

  • Low and high power transmitting valves

  • Post Office valves for telephone repeaters and radio stations

  • Valves produced for the three Armed Services

  • Details of the various bases and other means for external connections

  • Data on 475 types including many rare items

  • Extensive references

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