High Frequency Transceiver [SunAir]

Maker and role
SunAir Electronics Incorporated, Manufacturer

Object detail

Accession number
2006.106
Description
A HF (High Frequency) Transceiver used on many of Cliff Tait's delivery flights. Generally installed on the seat besides the pilot and loaded into a trailing long wire aerial which was fed out through a hole in the bottom of the aircraft and turned via a standing wave ratio meter for resonance. The transceiver is fixed on an installation tray which is fitted with 4 anti-vibration mountings. The control panel is affixed to the front of the unit with the motor at the rear. The motor is encased within a black metal shell with ventilation on both long sides.
Marks
SunAir Electronics, Inc. 3101 Southwest Third Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A. / Model SAV-903A / Serial No.3660 / Part No.99996 Maker's Plate
Media/Materials
Credit Line
SunAir Electronics Incorporated. High Frequency Transceiver [SunAir], 2006.106. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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