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Title Western Airlines DC-3 Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) Radio Antenna
Date ca. 1938-1945
Collection Aircraft Parts & Furnishings Collection
Object Name Antenna
Catalog Number 1987.11.4
Description Western Airlines Part Number 3788A. Yellow print on one side: "GRAPHITE IMPREGNATED / DO NOT PAINT" Crack on one side.
Diameter (in) 6.188
Depth (in) 4.25
Provenance From a Western Airlines Douglas DC-3. The Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) radio antenna picked up radio signals to let you know a plane's location.
Search Terms Western Airlines
Douglas DC-3
Subjects Antennas (Electronics)
Communication devices
Credit line Western Airlines