M973.242.3

Alarm, Emergency

Title
Autokey
Object ID
M973.242.3
Category
Tools and Equipment for Communication, Telecommunications T&E
Date Made
1959
Materials
Steel; plastic
Place Made
Chelmsford, England
Description

A Marconi Class B Autokey Emergency Alarm from the Yukon Star. It is in a grey metal case with white "waiting", red "signal", yellow "release lever", and blue "ready" indicator lights, with a smaller yellow "key on" light in the centre of these four lights. Directly below these lights is a "Start" toggle switch. Below the switch, there are two selector switches, one for the transmitter and one for the key. The key's dial reads "Hand Alarm Distress." Between these two dials there is a "ON MF. Receiver Desensitising" toggle switch.

Related vessels
Chilcotin (III)
Related person/organization
created by: Marconi International Marine Co Ltd