• Year
  • 1947
  • Category
  • Military Equipment (not Re, Tr or RXT)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 203935

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 14
  • Main principle
  • Transceiver; ZF/IF 3000 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • VHF incl. FM and/or UHF (see notes for details)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / 90 & 1,4 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Wireless Set No.88 - MILITARY U.K. different makers
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 5.75 x 3.75 x 9.75 inch / 146 x 95 x 248 mm
  • Notes
  • Wireless set No. 88: Short range infantry man-pack transceiver covering four channels in the 38 - 42 MHz range, FM (F3), pout 0,25 Watt telephony;
    two variants A (olive top, 40,2 / 40,9 / 41,4 / 42,15 MHz), B (black top, 38,10 / 38,60 / 39,30 / 39,70 MHz).
    Powered by LT 1,4 V and HT 90 V dry batteries;
    Used by British Army for short range communications in infantry coys / platoons.
    The Wireless Set No.88 is a battery operated four channel frequency modulated VHF manpack set. A variant Wireless Set No.88 AFV is powered from 12 V DC from the vehicle battery using a separate power supply.
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 11.5 lb (11 lb 8 oz) / 5.221 kg
  • 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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