RECEIVER MARCONI R1155

Here I describe the restoration of an English receiver from the second world war (WWII), the Marconi R1155, which was used in almost all the English bomber and transport aircraft. The receiver has become a legend and it is popular with collectors and museums.

I describe the initial condition, the restoration and the result in text and photos.


My R1155 Overview
- history
- receiver data
- my receiver

Restoration
- initial condition
- objective
- restoration
- alignment and final check
- accessories

Accessories
- morse key
- headphones
- spare valves

Photo Gallery
- installation in the Lancaster bomber etc.
- my receiver before restoring
- my receiver after restoring

Back To Youth With The R1155
Article on how I found my R1155, published in:
Radio Bygones August/September 2007


Links

Duxford Radio Society T1154/R1155
Simon VK2UA on T1154/R1155
Robinson on R1155
VMARS technical handbook AP2548A for T1154/R1155
G4CVU parts for T1154/R1155


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Updated November 15th 2012