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Wireless Set No. 88 AFV Type A

Wireless Set No. 88 AFV Type A
SKU 1525
Equipment Grade Grade 3
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Wireless Set No. 88 AFV Type A
Wireless Set No. 88 was the first British developed tactical VHF-FM Radio set. Light weight Manpack Transceiver developed in the late 40's as a replacement for the No. 38 Set. An amazing feat of engineering to cram in 14 Tubes into such a small space. It's primary use was for short range Infantry and Company / Platoon communications.
Frequency range 38.01-42.15 MHz. RF output power 0.25 Watts. Crystal Controlled FM. Transmitting Range up to 2 miles. Type A has 4 pre-set crystal controlled channels operating on 40.20 Mhz, 40.90 Mhz, 41.40 Mhz and 42.15 Mhz. Power requirements are 90VDC @40mA and 1.5VDC @1.05A

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Wireless Set No. 88 AFV Type A