Wireless Set No. 48 Mk I (Mk 1)
MILITARY U.S. (different makers for same model)
- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- MILITARY U.S. (different makers for same model)
- Commercial Transmitter & Receiver (TRX not Amateur)
- Radiomuseum.org ID
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- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
- Wave bands
- Short Wave (SW only)
- Power type and voltage
- Storage and/or dry batteries / 3 & 150 Volt
- - For headphones or amp.
- Metal case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: Wireless Set No. 48 Mk I - MILITARY U.S. different makers
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 260 x 450 x 170 mm / 10.2 x 17.7 x 6.7 inch
- Wireless Set No. 48 Mark I is a military portable manpack transceiver intended primarily for short range communications.
Frequency range 6.0-9.0 MHz, modes AM radiotelephony or CW, RF output power 250 mW.
The sender, receiver, rod aerial and "battle" battery (150 + 3 V) are all fitted in one case, which is equipped with straps to allow it to be carried on a man's back. Ground or vehicle use also possible, the set can be powered by an external static battery or a hand cranked generator for this use.
The set has some similarities with the English made Wireless Set. No. 18, but it has been constructed and manufactured in the United States after 1942 and has been delivered under the "Lend Lease Act" to the British and Allied armed forces.
According to Meulstee, the set found extensive use in South East Asia.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 29 lb (29 lb 0 oz) / 13.166 kg
- Source of data
- - - Data from my own collection
- Mentioned in
- Wireless for the Warrior; L.Meulstee (Vol. 1)
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Electrical and mechanical engeneering regulations
- Model page created by Marco Pogliani. See "Data change" for further contributors.
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