The National Bureau of Standards transferred this unmarked box containing parts relating to radio transmission to the Smithsonian in 1950. It is apparently connected with the first experimental radiosonde developed by H. Diamond, W. S. Hinman, Jr., and F.W. Dunmore at the Bureau and first used on 25 December 1936.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: National Bureau of Standards

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.313529Catalog Number: 313529Accession Number: 188571

Object Name: Radiosonde

Measurements: overall: 6 1/4 in x 9 5/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 15.875 cm x 23.65375 cm x 18.415 cmoverall: 7 in x 9 in x 6 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 22.86 cm x 16.51 cm


Record Id: nmah_1167636

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