Wireless Set No. 48

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Wireless Set No. 48
WS No. 48MkI - front view cover open.jpg
Production history
Introduced 1942

6-9 MHz
250 mW
Range 16 km (max)
The Wireless Set No. 48 is a USA designed and manufactured radio as an alternative to the Wireless Set No. 18. It had similar technical and operational specifications but differed in many details from the British set.[1]

Normally fitted with an internal 'battle' battery, the Wireless Set No. 48 could also be powered from a Generator Hand 10 Watts Mark II.

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