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Wireless Set No.68 R / T

Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1699481) Military
 
Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1699482) Military
 
Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1699483) Military
 
Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1699484) Military
 
Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1699485) Military
Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1063745) Military Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1063746) Military
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Wireless Set No.68 ; MILITARY U.K. (ID = 1063745) Military
MILITARY U.K.: Wireless Set No.68 [Military] ID = 1063745 700x875
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For model Wireless Set No.68 R / T, MILITARY U.K. (different makers for same model):
From the collection of Royal Signals Museum, Blandford
 
Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  MILITARY U.K. (different makers for same model)
Year: 1943 Category: Military Equipment
Valves / Tubes 6: AR8 ATP4 ARP12 ARP12 ARP12 AR8
Main principle Transceiver; ZF/IF 465 kHz
Wave bands Short Wave (SW only)
Details
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 150 & 12 & 3 Volt
Loudspeaker - For headphones or amp.
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Wireless Set No.68 [R / T] - MILITARY U.K. different makers
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 11 x 17.5 x 10.5 inch / 279 x 445 x 267 mm
Notes Wireless set No. 68 R / T: Short range man-pack transceiver covering 3 - 5,2 MHz, AM (A3) (CW), pout 0,25 Watt telephony;
powered by LT 3 V, 12 V GB and HT 150 V dry battery (battle battery); used by British Army for short range communications between company and battalion HQ or carried as man-pack on march;
In 1943, a low frequency variant of the original Wireless Set No.18 with optional crystal frequency control was produced, it became Wireless Set No.68 and was used for short range communications in airborne and parachute units and with combined operations.
The variant R is semi tropicalised, followed by the 1944 tropicalised variant Wireless Set No.68T which came with a different aerial base. A low frequency variant is the Wireless Set 68P.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 32 lb (32 lb 0 oz) / 14.528 kg
Mentioned in Wireless for the Warrior Vol. 1, L. Meulstee

Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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