These are some photographs of the Burndept BE525 acquired by Dave G8EPR, curator of the Pye Telecoms Museum.

These sets are marked Home Office and were said to have been used by a Fire Brigade but it is believed that they must have been used by the Royal Observer Corps because of the numbering and frequencies of the three channels fitted.

Sorry about the quality of the pictures, I will try and get some better ones later in the year.

be525 1.jpg (41062 bytes)    be525 2.jpg (23674 bytes)    be525 3.jpg (22399 bytes)

be525 4.jpg (38878 bytes)    be525 5.jpg (51686 bytes)    be525 6.jpg (17266 bytes)

be525 int 1.jpg (50493 bytes)    be525 int 2.jpg (45614 bytes)

Better pictures here

A number of people are looking for BE525's to use in restoring Royal Observer Corps posts.  Please contact me if  you know of any BE525's looking for a good home.
They are also interested in finding the pump up masts used at the Royal Observer Corps posts - these might have been sold off at the same time.

 


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30 March 2012 10:38:38

All pictures are Dave Hicks 2012 or Martin Briscoe 2012
Please ask permission before using elsewhere

Any addition notes, comments or photographs of any of these sets are very welcome and can be sent to:
Technical queries and comments about The Pye Museum to Dave G8EPR
Website queries and comments to Martin GM8AOB

The site deals mainly with Pye (and other companies) Radio Telephone and Telecommunication equipment.  It is very unlikely that we will be able to answer any questions about Pye domestic radios, radiograms, record players etc etc

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