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Magellan GCS-100 GPSORBCOMM "Satellite Communicator" with mount

Magellan GCS-100 GPS/ORBCOMM "Satellite Communicator" with mount

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Object Name
global positioning system receiver
date made
ca. 1997
Magellan Systems Corporation
receiver: 8 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 20.955 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm
mount: 5 1/2 in x 5 in x 5 in; 13.97 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
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Credit Line
from MITAC Digital Corporation through Michael Williams
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Work and Industry: Electricity
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National Museum of American History
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