Coll 35/32 'Wireless stations in the Persian Gulf: allocation of call signs and registration'

IOR/L/PS/12/4141

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The record is made up of 1 file (222 folios). It was created in 4 Nov 1930-21 May 1938. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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The file concerns allocation of call signs and registration for the wireless telegraph stations in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .

The file contains:

  • registration and call sign for wireless station at Gwadur, 1932
  • registration and call sign for wireless station at Sharjah, 1933-37
  • blueprint showing wireless lines between Charbar [Chābahār] and Karachi, titled 'Main Lines. Mekran Sub-Division' (f 144)
  • allocation of call signs at Bahrain and Aden wireless stations, 1936.

The file contains correspondence between the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. , the Foreign Office, the Admiralty, the Air Ministry, Imperial Airways, the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , the ruler of Sharjah, Shaikh Sulṭān bin Saqr Āl Qāsimī, Cable and Wireless Limited, and the General Post Office.

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1 file (222 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 224; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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IOR/L/PS/12/4141
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Coll 35/32

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4 Nov 1930-21 May 1938 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 35/32 'Wireless stations in the Persian Gulf: allocation of call signs and registration', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4141, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x0002cf> [accessed 22 August 2019]

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