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 Name  Date  Size  Description 
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 BC-221-AE_1.jpg  09/02/2022  2MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 BC-221-AE_2.jpg  09/02/2022  1.6MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 BC-221-AE_3.jpg  09/02/2022  2MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 BC-221-AE_4.jpg  09/02/2022  2MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 BC-221-AE_5.jpg  09/02/2022  1.8MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 BC-221-AE_6.jpg  09/02/2022  1.4MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 BC-221-AE_7.jpg  09/02/2022  1.8MBs  Philco Frequency Meter BC-221-AE (1940s) 
 readme.txt  04/04/2024  1.1KBs  ReadMe  
This has to be the oldest bit of kit i have, this used to belong to my dad,
and has been up in the loft for many years (after his passing),
i think it's from the 1940's, used in the 2nd world war, for the U.S Army,
it would of been powered by a 135 volt battery (but at some point had been converted to run off AC),
from the info i have found, this was used for calibrating radio equipment,
by using a method called Zero-Beating, the Frequency Meter still works,
but the dial reading's are a bit off from the setting in the Calibration Book,
i did replace some of the components in the power supply to make it a bit safer to use,
but for it's age it still works really well.


Here's a YouTube video of a newer Frequency Meter,
plus the same model as mine (not my video) - (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iZy41OfGHM)
and some more info and the User Manuel - (http://radionerds.com/index.php/BC-221) - (http://www.pa3esy.nl/military/us/meet/BC-221/BC221AE/html/bc221ae_set.html)


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