Wireless Telegraph Set Trench 130 watt Wilson

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Wireless Telegraph Set Trench 130 watt Wilson
Wireless Telegraph Set Trench 130 watt Wilson.jpg
Production history
Introduced 1915
Specifications
Weight 40.5 lb
Length 12"
Width 11"
Height 15"

Frequency
range
350, 450 or 550 metres

The Wireless Telegraph Set Trench 130 watt Wilson, also known as the Wilson Set was a transmitter used for Division to Corps communications and Corps Directing Station use during the Great War. As the Wilson Set was a transmitter only, it was normally used in conjunction with a Tuner Short Wave Mk III as a receiver. The set used an aerial was a wire 55, 75 or 95 yards long depending on wavelength, supported by 2 30 ft steel masts, and 14 ft earth net and was powered by a 26V or 28V accumulator.[1]

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References

  1. Wireless for the Warrior Compendium 1. Louis Melustee. Emaus, 2009. ISBN 978-90-808277-2-1