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This booklet gives the list of radio equipment in service with the Australian Army in 1944.

    TABLE OF ARMY WIRELESS SETS.

WIRELESS SET

FREQUENCY Mc.

POWER OUTPUT

CURRENT HP

CURRENT LP

 No. 109 MkII**

2.5 - 5

 5 watts

 Receive 4.9a.
 Standby 8.4a.
 Transmit R/T 21a.
 Transmit CW 17.5a.

 

 No. 11 (Aust)

4.2 - 7.5

 HP 4 watts
 LP 1 watt

 Receive 2.9a.
 Send 6.5a.

 Receive 2.9a.
 Send 3.3a.

 No. 208

2.5 - 3.5

 0.5 watts

 Receive 8.5 ma. HT
 Send 18 ma. HT

 Receive 250 ma. LT
 Send 200 ma. LT

 No. 108 MkIII

2.5 - 3.5

 0.4 watts

 Receive 10ma. HT
 Send 19ma. HT

 Receive 250ma. LT
 Send 310ma. LT

 No. 22 (Aust)
 Yellow Band

2 - 8

 CW 10 watts
 MCW 3.5 watts
 R/T 2.5 watts

 Send CW 5.8 a.
 Send MCW 4.2 a.
 Send R/T 4.2 a.

 

 Teleradio 3B

3 - 12

 CW 10 watts
 R/T 10 watts

 Receive 3.3a. (6v)
 Receive 1.65 (12v)
 Send 9a.

 

 Teleradio 3BZ

3 - 12

 CW 10 watts
 R/T 10 watts

 Receive 3.3a. (6v)
 Receive 1.65 (12v)
 Send 7.5a.

 

 No. 133

1.47 - 12 or
2.5 - 20

               HP   LP
 CW       300   30
 MCW   100   10
 R/T       100   10

 Standby (fil. on) 345 watts
 CW (key open) 560 watts
 CW (key closed) 1110 watts
 Tone (key open) 832 watts
 Tone (key closed 80% mod) 832 w.
 R/T unmodulated 832 watts
 R/T 80% modulated 832 watts

 310 watts
 440 watts
 530 watts
 480 watts
 480 watts
 480 watts
 480 watts

 No. 19 MkII

A set 2.1 - 8

 

B set 230 - 250

 CW 6 watts
 MCW 2.5 watts
 R/T 1.5 watts

 R/T 0.2 watts

 7a. - 11.4a. depending on mode

 

 No. 19 MkII
  (Aust)

A set 2 - 8

 

B set 225 - 245

 CW 6 watts
 MCW 2.6 watts
 R/T 1.75 watts

 R/T 0.2 watts

 8 - 12a.depending on mode

 

 Reception Set
  No. 4 (Aust)

1.2 - 20

 aux. for No. 22
 std. for No.133

 110, 220, 240, or 260v 35 watts or
 6v. accumulator 4.5a.

 

    TABLE OF TELEPHONE EQUIPMENT.

DESCRIPTION

REFERENCE

DIMENSIONS

WEIGHT

 Fullerphone MkIV

 DC Telegraph Instrument

 12" x 7" x 7"

 14 pounds

 Telephone D MkV

 Speech and Morse Instrument

 10" x 5" x 6"

 11 pounds

 Telephone F MkI

 Speech only

 12" x 7" x 8"

 17 pounds

 Telephone Inf. No.1 (Aust)

 Normally used with assault wire -
 0.5mm (25 swg)

 7" x 5" x 10"

 5 pounds

 Telephone L (Aust)

 For buzzer or magneto circuits

 16" x 6" x 4"

 15 pounds

 Box, Terminal,
 Signal Office No.1

 Terminal box for 10 pairs

 17" x 5" x 3"

 34 pounds
 (with connectors) No.1

 Frame, D and P MkI*

 10 wire unit to protect apparatus
 against electrical hazards

 8" x 12" x 11"

 19 pounds

 Superposing Unit

 Superposes on 1 line

 16" x 5" x 4"

 15 pounds

 Switchboard 10 line UC

 

 22" x 16" x 16"

 47 pounds

 Switch, Telephone,
 Artillery (Aust) No.1

 6 Telephone plus 6 Line terminals

 6⅜" x 6" x 5⅞"

 7 pounds

 Test Set, Portable No.2

 Test dry cells and lines

 8" x 7" x 6"

 9 pounds

    1" (one inch) = 25.4mm        1 pound = 0.454 kg

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