Adelaide Central

Recording the History of Communications

The Journal of the South Australian Telephone Collectors Society Inc.

In This Issue...

Volume 3.6, July 2017

Last month we again conducted our meeting at the Sir Thomas Playford ETSA Museum. This time, after the formalities of the meeting, the raffle, the auction and the socialising, we were treated to a tour of the museum.

This is another museum that is well worth the visit. Aside from the many items on display, the discharging Tesla Coil is quite spectacular!

Meeting highlights:

  • Burra Telephone Show award presentations
  • ETSA Museum tour
  • Auction
  • Socialising

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About the SATCS...

The SATCS aims to promote the study of, to record and to collect all aspects of our communications heritage. Our members' interests range from restoring early wooden sets to the preservation of electro-mechanical exchanges and the creation of computer controlled exchanges so that restored equipment may be connected across the Internet and used much as it was in the past. Pay telephones, telephone boxes and railway telephones are all part of the mix. Members come from all walks of life and share a common passion for our communications heritage.

The SATCS publishes a monthly journal called Adelaide Central that records the Society’s activities and provides notification of upcoming events.

The SATCS meets monthly so the members can catch up in a social environment. The meetings generally include an auction, a raffle, afternoon tea and plenty of opportunity to chat.

The SATCS is a member of the STAA so each SATCS member receives the bi-monthly journal The Exchange. It features educational, historical, technical and restoration “how to” articles.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the SATCS or just visiting, telephone or email anyone on the list of contacts – you are most welcome.