The Traeger pedal generator is part of the Powerhouse Museum’s Communications Collection and is an important Australian innovation. Alfred Traeger, a South Australian electrical engineer, developed this power-generation system for two-way wireless radios in the 1930s.
Pedal-powered radios brought a significant change to life in remote areas by providing help in emergency medical situations and diminishing the loneliness of the inland world. They were integral to the development and success of ...
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