MEMORABILIA and MISCELLANEOUS -  2


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It would appear that Canadian Marconi was in the small appliance business based on these photos. Does anyone know if Marconi made any other small appliances? If so, contact: Jerry.proc@sympatico.ca
All photos in this table by Moe Fretz 
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Model 488 transistor radio circa 1957. Frequency range: 540 to 1650 KHz. Current draw: 7 to 40 ma depending on volume level. (Image via E-bay)

 
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Marconi 8 transistor radio, model 588. Broadcast band only.  (Photo via E-bay)
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This QSL card was used by the Marconi Amateur Radio Club circa 1976. (Photo via E-bay)

 
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This acknowledgment card was sent out by radio VE9DR whenever the station received signal reports from short wave listeners. This was the card that was in use  prior to the station becomming  CFCX (Image via E-bay)

VE9DR Station History:

1930:
VE9DR began broadcasting on December 25, relaying the programs of CFCF-AM, using a frequency of 6005 kHz and power of 4,000 watts. A Marconi transmitter was used at a site located at Drummondville, Quebec. CFCF was Canada’s first radio station and was owned by the Canadian Marconi Company.

1932:
The VE9DR transmitter was moved from Drummondville to Montreal.

1936:
VE9DR became CFCX.

1994:
The VE9 experimental prefix was transferred to the Province of New Brunswick for use by the Amateur Radio Service.

 
 

Contributors and Credits:

1) Moe Fretz <tubetester(at)gmail.com>
2) https://www.broadcasting-history.ca/listing_and_histories/radio/cfcx-sw
3) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call_signs_in_Canada#1949.E2.80.931999
 
 

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