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Old 16th Aug 2019, 12:37 pm   #8
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Default Re: Servicing 'Secret Listeners' radios in the 2nd World War

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Further thoughts:

I wonder whether the sales records still exist to find out to whom AVO supplied the meters listed in the .pdfs that have war-time date codes?
I doubt if such records were other than for sales to different ministries.

Any records pointing to the names and addresses of individuals engaged in sigint could prove rather nasty if we had been invaded. And around that time, it was considered a possibility and measures were taken to have secret observer/saboteur facilities that could trouble an invading enemy.

David
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