• Year
  • 1955
  • Category
  • Service- or Lab Equipment
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 243182

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 2
  • Wave bands
  • VHF incl. FM and/or UHF (see notes for details)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Line / Storage batteries (perhaps also batteries) / 117/6 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - - No sound reproduction output.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Field Strength Meter 498 - Simpson Electric Co.; Chicago,
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 11 x 8.5 x 8 inch / 279 x 216 x 203 mm
  • Notes
  • Measures relative field strength from approx. 50 microvolts to 0.5 volts. Covers all channels UHF and VHF. Continuously variable sensitivity.

    Can be operated on AC line (117 V), self-contained storage battery (self-contained charger), automobile battery or external battery.

    Price including shoulder strap, less battery.
    Storage battery, 12 ampere hours, No. 5721: $9.50

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 11.5 lb (11 lb 8 oz) / 5.221 kg
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 155.90 $
  • Mentioned in
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Simpson Test Equipment bulletin no. 2058, 1957)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Mark Hippenstiel. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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