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The WS 19 Established & Designed in England 1940
Royal Signals Established 28 June 1920

For the open exchange of information and opinions about collecting, restoring, maintaining and operating the Wireless Set No 19 and all other radios, as well as line and other forms of comms equipment, used by the Allied forces before, during and after World War II. For organising operating events with the broadest possible participation. Anyone interested in military communications equipment, vintage and modern, are most welcome.

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Compendium 1 "Spark to Larkspur"
(Wireless Sets 1910-1948)

Compendium 2 "Spark to Larkspur" (Special Sets, Receivers and Larkspur) is divided into five main sections and sub-divided into chapters by application, operational use, range or family of sets, and date of introduction.


Compendium 3 and 4 "Foreign Equipment Data Sheets" (Part 1 and Part 2) contains a facsimile reprint of a German World War 2 publication entitled 'Signal Equipment' ('Nachrichtengerät'), also known as D50/13. The publication is Volume 13 in the 'Foreign Equipment Data Sheets' ('Kennblätter fremden Geräts'), a series of German Army publications providing data on enemy equipment, principally from Belgium, England, France, North America, Russia and Switzerland.

Compendium 5 is a facsimile reprint of 'Signal Communication Equipment used by Enemy Nations', a British publication providing technical and operational data on captured enemy signal communication equipment originating from Germany, Italy and Japan. It was produced by the Signals Research and Development Establishment (SRDE) in co-operation with M.I. 8 and first issued as a secret document in January 1944.

 

Compendium 6 is a facsimile reprint of 'Notes On Equipment' a modern reprint of a 1944 document issues by the Training Establishment, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, F Branch, which was based at Donnington in Shropshire. Notes on Equipment, Volume IV, was titled Signal and Wireless Stores, and was intended to give Stores personnel a grounding in the line and radio equipment used by the wartime army.

 

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  R209 Mk2 Restoration Project
 
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Posters, photos and curios found in museums (By Mike Buckley)

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Latest documents added to the archive (updated 1st December 2016).

Number
Equipment..  Title
2119
Reception Set R209 C1, CDN Data Summary, EMER E840/1, Jan 69
2120
Reception Set R209 C1, CDN Unit Repair, EMER E843/1, Aug 1963
2121
Reception Set R209 C1, CDN Second to Third Line Maintenance Standards, EMER E844/1, Mar 70
2122
Reception Set R209 C1, CDN Permissive Repair Schedule and Standard Repair Times, EMER E846/1 Jun 63
2123
Reception Set R209 C1, CDN Modification Instructions, EMER 847
7025
Signal Communications in the Army, Volume III, Royal Signals Reference Manual, Part 1 Engineering Data, AC70805, 1980
7026
Signal Communications in the Army, Volume III, Royal Signals Reference Manual, Part 2 Equipment Data, AC70806, 1986
7027
Signal Communications in the Army, Volume III, Royal Signals Reference Manual, Part 3 Signals Staff Duties, AC70807 1984
2124
Reception Set CDN AR-88 LF Identification List and Echelon Repair Schedule, EMER EZ766, Jun 1945
2125
Royal Engineers Training Memorandum No. 11, 1944 Bridging, Demolitions, Mines and Booby Traps, Roads Airfields and Mechanical Equipment, Water Supply, Miscellaneous.
Also contains waterproofing of Polish No 3 mine detector and transit case No 11
2126
Receiver-Transmitter, Radio C42, CDN Data Summary, CDN EMEM I400, Jan 61
2127
Radio Set C42 CDN Part 1, Operating Instructions, CDN EMEM I401 Oct 1960
2128
Radio Set C42 CDN Technical Description, CDN EMEM I402, May 1961
2129
Radio Set C42 CDN Unit Repair, CDN EMEM I403, Mar 1962
2130
Radio Set C42 CDN Field and Base Repair, CDN EMEM I404, Sept 1961
5377
Fullerphones MkIV and Mk IV* (Cdn) Second to Fourth Echelon Work, EMER TZ214-1, Nov 1944
5378
Fullerphones MkIV and Mk IV* (Cdn) Modification Instruction Fullerphones Mk IV and IV* (Cdn), EMER TZ217/1, Oct 1944
2131
Reception Sets National HRO Data Summary, Canadian Army Local EME Instructions, E130 July 1948
2132
Reception Sets National HRO Description, Canadian Army EME Instructions, E132 Feb 1950
2133
Reception Sets National HRO Modification Instruction, Canadian Army Local EME Instructions, E137
2134
Reception Sets National HRO Miscellaneous Instruction, Canadian Army EME Manual, E139 Oct 1945
2135
Radio Set C42 Periodic Inspection and Field Repair Standards, Canadian Army EME Manual I405 Apr 1962
2136
Receiver-Transmiter, Radio C42 Permissive Repair Schedule and Standard Repair Times, Canadian Army Manual I406, Dec 1960
2137
Radio Set C42 Modification Instruction, Canadian Army EME Manual, I407
2138
Radio Set C42 Miscellaneous Instruction, Canadian Army EME Manual, I409
2139
Power Supply, Vibrator, No12 Mk2 24v Input Data Summary, Canadian Army EME Manual, K240, Jan 1961
2140
Power Supply, Vibratory, No12 Mk2 24v input Unit Repair, Canadian Army EME Manual, K243
2141
Power Supply Vibrator No 12 Mk2 Field and Base Repair, Canadian Army EME Manual K244, Nov 1962
2142
Power Supply Vibrator No 12 Mk 2 Modifical Instructions, Canadian Army EME Manual, K247
2143
Power Supply Vibrator No 12 Mk2 24 volt input Power Supply Vibrator No 12 Mk2 24 volt input, Miscellaneous Instruction, Canadian Army EME Manual, K249
2144
Tuner, Radio Frequency, Aerial No 6 Tuner Radio Frequency, Aerial No 6, Data Summary, Canadian Army EME Manual, K520, Jan 1961
2145
Tuner, Radio Frequency, Aerial No 6 Technical Description, Canadian Army EME Manual, K522, May 1961
2146
Tuner, Radio Frequency, Aerial No 6 Unit Repair, Canadian Army EME Manual K523, Dec 1961
2147
Tuner, Radio Frequency, Aerial No 6 Permissive Repair Schedule and Standard Repair Times, Canadian Army EME Manual K526, Jul 1964
2148
Antennae, AT-5029/U and AT-5030/U Data Summary, Canadian Army EME Manual K550, Dec 1963
2149
Radio Control Harness Type B Data Summary, Canadian Army EME Manual K760, Jan 1961
2150
Radio Control Harness Type B Part 1 Operating Instructions, Canadian Army EME Manual K761, Oct 1960
2151
Radio Control Harness Type A Operating Instructions, Canadian Army EME Manual K771, Oct 1960
2152
Radio Control Harness Type A Technical Description, Canadian Army EME Manual K772, Mar 1963
2153
Radio Control Harness Type A Unit Repair, Canadian Army EME Manual, K773, Oct 1961
2154
Radio Control Harness Type A Permissive Repair Schedule and Standard Repair Times, Canadian Army EME Manual K776, Jan 1966
2155
MN-26LB Addenda for MN-26LB Manual Radio Compass Equipment, Supplement to I.B.427

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