German Wehrmacht Radios
W.S.a (mod.1) - Early version of 30-watt
transmitter, part of Fu 8 Commander tanks (Sd. Kfz. 267)
radio set. Covered 1,120…3,000 kHz, A2 and A3 modes.
Manufactured from 1940 by Lumophon and other companies in
Nuremberg area. Our sample was made in 1944.
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8 - Commander tank 30-watt radio set (full identification -
Fu 8 SE 30) consisting of Mw.E.c receiver and 30 W.S.a
transmitter. Used for long range communications to the staff commanders.
30 W.S.a transmitter employed six tubes - two RV 12 P 2000
pentodes, one RL 12 T15
transmitting triode and three RL 12 P35
transmitting pentodes. Powered by U 30b dynamotor.
(WHD) - 490 х 250 х 220 mm, weight -
transmitters were also used as part of Fu 20 (Fu 20 SE 30)
and Fu 22 (Fu 22 SE 30) radio sets for stand-alone tank
battalions and reconnaissance squads. Both Fu 20 and Fu 22 consisted
of 30 W.S.a transmitter and Torn.E.b receiver.
version of 30 W.S.a (mod.2) with stop-ring to provide
for two fixed operating channels could be found elsewhere in this showcase, too.