Early “Direction Finding” during WWII – Britain’s Pipsqueak

What do you get if you hook up a clock to a Spitfire TRD9 radio? Britain’s first foray into the world of Radio Direction Finding. codename “Pipsqueak”.  This fascinating article explains how Pipsqueak was achieved, its uses in guiding squadrons to intercept the enemy, through to finding a way home after an engagement.

The link below will take you to England’s Duxford Radio Society website.  Well done to these guys for some excellent restoration work, and informative articles.

Duxford Radio Society – Pipsqueak

Enjoy : )

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