Traditionally, the nucleus of radio installations on board large ships has been essential safety equipment, but on modern ships it may represent only one fifth of total radiocommunication equipment. Specialized radio services now include such items as the transmission of weather reports and daily newspapers. Although integrated systems employing high-reliability solid-state devices are being increasingly used, the electron tube is still more economical at medium and high radio-frequency powers.

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  • Authors:
    • McDonald, G J
    • Burnham, C S
  • Publication Date: 1970-6

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  • Pagination: p. 210-216
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  • Accession Number: 00016645
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1972 12:00AM