• Year
  • 1940
  • Category
  • Military Equipment (not Re, Tr or RXT)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 203454

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 6
  • Main principle
  • Transceiver; ZF/IF 465 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Short Wave (SW only)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / 150 & 3 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Wireless Set No.18 - MILITARY U.K. different makers
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 10.5 x 17.5 x 11 inch / 267 x 445 x 279 mm
  • Notes
  • Wireless set No. 18: Short range man-pack transceiver covering 6 - 9 MHz, AM (A3) (CW, only in sets Mk.II / Mk.III), pout 0,25 Watt telephony;
    powered by LT 3 V and HT 150 V dry batteries; used by British Army for short range communications between company and battalion HQ or carried as man-pack on march;
    The original Wireless Set No.8 was produced around 1940, production was changed from the heavy steel cabinet to a lighweight version becoming the Wireless Set 18.
    Very similar sets have been produced in USA (Wireless Set No.48), in Canada (Wireless Set No.58) and Australia (Wireless Set No.108)
    In 1943, a low frequency variant has been developed, it became Wireless Set No.68.
  • Mentioned in
  • Wireless for the Warrior Vol. 1, L. Meulstee
  • Author
  • Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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