Artifact Details

Title

GF45011 transistor

Catalog Number

102718895

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1950s/1960s

Manufacturer

Western Electric Company

Identifying Numbers

Model number GF45011
Other number 934 On the side of the transistor.

Dimensions

overall: 5/8 in x 1/4 in x 1/4 in

Description

Included is a description card from the Transistor Museum that says, "
Device ID: WE GF45011 transistor
Type: Germanium PNP diffused junction
Case Color/Style: Gold or black pinch-top
Vintage/Date Code: 1950s/1960s
Use: VHF amplifier/oscillator//driver
Notes: Historic device. Selected for use as solar powered xmitter in Vanguard 1 satellite."

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Collection Title

The Jack Ward Transistor Museum Collection

Credit

Gift of Jack Ward

Lot Number

X7358.2015