Scouts Telephony Project

Scouts Home Made Telephone

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  • SoSLUG
  • MediaShed

Here is a project that we started along with the the Strowger Project which you will hear more about later in the additional supporting pages.


If you can image the scenario, you are together with you friends in a field and your Scout master has banished you to your separate tents for the evening but boys will be boys and you want to talk to your friends in another tent without your Scout Master knowing of course. Armed with this device you can make a call to the next tent for a little more than pocket change and some soldering expertise and your Scout Master will be scratching his head and none the wiser. This device has many perhaps unrealised applications this is just one of them but with upto date easy to obtain components that we hoped would add an element of fun.

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Author: Derek Shaw - Page reference: 2068
Last modified: Alan Campion - 2015-02-20

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