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Traeger, the pedal radio man

Fred McKay

Traeger, the pedal radio man

he gave a voice to the bush and to flying doctors

by Fred McKay

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Published by Boolarong Press in Moorooka, Brisbane, Qld .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Traeger, Alfred Hermann, 1895-1980.,
    • Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia -- History.,
    • Telegraph, Wireless -- Australia -- History.,
    • Rural telecommunication -- Australia -- History.,
    • Rural health services -- Australia -- History.,
    • Pedal-powered mechanisms.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementFred McKay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK5726 .M38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL570298M
      ISBN 100864391927
      LC Control Number96156145
      OCLC/WorldCa37770201

      The pedal wireless, developed by Traeger in , was essentially a floor-mounted generator (driven with bicycle pedals) which powered a radio transceiver capable of sending and receiving Morse code. In a base station was established at Cloncurry, Queensland, and the first pedal wireless set was installed at Augustus Downs station,   Imagine, you’re at the weekly pub trivia quiz, it’s the final round and you need 2 points to win. Question 1. Which Australian Icon appears on the back of the Australian $20 note? a tough one! but some may know that it’s the Reverend John Flynn, who started the world’s first air ambulance service, The Royal Flying is pictured next to The Victory, the plane to fly the first.

      Our Everyday Cookbook has recipes to fit your lifestyle. We have your ticket to Traegering flavorful meals any day of the week. This ebook is packed with our own recipes and great grilling advice.   Summary. Alfred Traeger designed a transceiver for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. In he also invented a typewriter Morse keyboard, which was widely used as an accessory to the pedal sets until the advent of radio telephony.

      Traeger Transceivers Pty. Ltd. Adelaide. Alfred Hermann Traeger OBE ( – ) of Adelaide developed pedal transceivers for the Rev Dr John Flynn in Pioneering a simple radio communication system for people in the outback and providing the call system for Flynn's "mantle of safety" for the Australian inland Flying Doctor service. Traeger grills is the original wood fire grill. Learn about our 6-in-1 cooking versatility. You can grill, bake, smoke, roast, braise, & BBQ with Traeger.


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Traeger, the pedal radio man: He gave a voice to the bush and to flying doctors [Fred McKay] on the pedal radio man book shipping on qualifying offers. Alf Traegar gave voice to the Bush and the Flying Doctor. Without this invention outback Australians had limited no communication with essential services.5/5(1).

Media: BOOK - paperback, pages Author: F. McKay Year: ISBN: Other: b&w photos, maps, bibliog, appendixes Publisher: Boolarong Press Alfred Hermann Traeger was the kind of person whose life story is best told as a Fireside yarn. This book is not an attempt to be a definitive biography of him, but it is meant to be a record of some of the things he did in life.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Zoom Meeting - The Book of Hope by Vicki Bennett 16 June at pm – pm Avid Reader Bookshop, Boundary St, West End QLD Traegar the Pedal Radio Man quantity. Add to basket. SKU: Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Memoirs Tags: Flying Doctors, Outback, Pedal radio.

Zoom Meeting - The Book of Hope by Vicki Bennett Traeger June at pm – pm Avid Reader Bookshop, Boundary St, West End QLD Traeger's time was divided between his workshop and the field where he taught radio operating and Morse code; despite the heat, he wore a dark suit and braces.

Once the first pedal sets had been introduced in Queensland inthe invention created a communications revolution by diminishing the loneliness of the inland world. Traeger the Pedal Radio Man from Dymocks online bookstore. He Gave a Voice to the Bush and the Flying Doctor. PaperBack by Fred McKay.

Book- The Pedal Radio Man. Sale. from $ Qty. Add to Cart Add to Cart. Shipping & Returns. This item is currently on backorder but you can still purchase. Traeger - Pedal Radio Man by Fred McKay is available on Westprint's online store of books. Visit Westprint for free shipping over $.

The idea for a children's picture book about the pedal radio first came up at a meeting I attended in Melbourne inwith publisher Susan Hall, literary agent Jacinta Di Mase and illustrator Robert the history buff that he is, Robert thought that the story of the pedal radio—Radio Rescue!—would make a great picture book along the same lines as Tea and Sugar Christmas.

In Traeger developed the pedal-powered radio. A floor mounted generator, driven with bicycle pedals, powering a radio transceiver which could send morse code.

The following year, a base station was established at Cloncurry, Queensland and the first pedal wireless was installed at Augustus Downs Station, miles out of town.

Excerpted from a review of the McKay book by Graham Thornton in "Amateur Radio," December In his review of Traeger -- The Pedal Radio Man, Graham Thornton hails author Rev.

Fred McKay for making more widely known the remarkable contribution of Alfred Traeger () to the inhabitants of the vast Australian outback. The Traeger transceivers had three outstanding features -.

Traeger, the pedal radio man: he gave a voice to the bush and to flying doctors. [Fred McKay] new term 'pedal wireless' --Calls from all over the bush --Taking the tears out of Morse Code --Ion Idriess writes a book --Then came the 'Galah session' --The new Flying Doctor organisation --The unexpected happening --War and post-war --From.

Twenty specially modified pedal radios were built for use in Nigeria and Traeger’s first portable hand-held two-way radio was built in. Portable radio The Flying Doctor flew on his first mission on 17th Mayand soon after that so many outback folk were demanding the pedal radio that Traeger could not keep up with the demand.

The Traeger Transceivers company was founded, and radios were exported to a number of countries: in pedal sets were sold to Nigeria; in an educational radio network was sold to Canada.

Traeger continued inventing: he designed a turbine -driven car and. InTraeger invented the pedal-powered radio system which could receive and transmit messages across a distance of 1, km. He continued innovating and bringing new radio technology to the bush until his death in Rita Orsini References Fred McKay, Traeger - The Pedal Radio Man, Boolarong Press, John Flynn and Alf Traeger are the two heroes of this book.

Rodney Champness proceeds to describe the development of early radio communications in minute and exhaustive detail, covering not only the various transmitters and receivers but also the innovative pedal generators, designed by Alf Traeger and Henry Kauper. Alfred Traeger with the pedal radio he invented.

It’s fair to say there was a lot of anger in Mount Isa and Charters Towers (Dalrymple) when their state seats were abolished in the recent. Alfred Traeger ( - ) inventor of the pedal radio A faithful Christian, electronic tinkerer and scientific inventor, Hermann Alfred Traeger, gave the Outback, and the Royal Flying Doctor service, a way of fast contact via the innovative local sustainable technology of the Pedal-Powered Wireless which he invented.

Alfred Traeger, engineer, was born on 2. Traeger Memorial- Alice Springs airport. The Pedal Radio: Alfred Traeger was born in Glenlee, Victoria in and grew up on a farm at Balaklava in South Australia, Young Alfred always had an interest in electronics and at age 12 had rigged up his own telephone receiver-transmitter between a shed and the farmhouse, using mostly odds and ends found around the farm.

Inside the Vault @ the Powerhouse Museum - Matthew Connell, Curator of Computing and Mathematics relates the story of the Traeger Pedal its .Alfred Hermann Traeger and the pedal radio. Although Alf Traeger was born in 2 August at Glenlee VIC, he grew up on the family property near Balaklava from where from an early age he demonstrated his interest and skills in telephones and later radio transmission.View & download of more than 90 Traeger PDF user manuals, service manuals, operating guides.

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