Wireless Telegraph Set Trench CW Mk III

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Wireless Telegraph Set Trench CW Mk III
Wireless Telegraph Set Trench CW Mk III complete.jpg
Production history
Introduced 1917
Specifications
Weight 176 1/4 lb (complete station)

Frequency
range
450-1450 metres

The Wireless Telegraph Set Trench CW Mk III was a set used for forward area communications. The set could operate in Continuous Wave (C.W.) mode or Tonic Train, also known as interrupted CW (ICW). A Complete station consisted of a CW Receiver Mk III, a CW Transmitter Mk III, a selector unit, a Heterodyne Wavementer Mk I, a Unit HT W/T 30 watt (or similar).[1]

CW Receiver Mk III

weight = 16 34 lb (7.5976721975 kg)
length = 12 12 in (32 cm)
width = 11 58 in (29.5275 cm)
height = 8 14 in (20.955 cm)

CW Transmitter Mk III

weight = 18 12 lb (8.4 kg)
length = 13 in (33 cm)
width = 10 in (25 cm)
height = 9 in (23 cm)

Selector Unit

weight = 6 lb (2.7 kg)
length = 6 in (15 cm)
width = 7 in (18 cm)
height = 8 in (20 cm)

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References

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

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