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THE PRE COMMON VALVE NUMBERING SYSTEM USED BY THE BRITISH ARMED FORCES

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THE PRE COMMON VALVE NUMBERING SYSTEM USED BY THE BRITISH ARMED FORCES

Having broken off from my historical diatribe on Mullard, here are a few useful snippets about the pre CV valve numbering system used by the British Armed Forces - here is an explanation of what the various alpha suffix codings used by the different service arms mean - now you'll at least be able to identify the valve type if not the type number:- British Army Comprises of an alpha coding which signifies the valve use or configuration followed by a numeric code that signifies valve.  The most commonly seen are listed below:- ACR - Army  cathode ray tubeAR - Army...

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