WS22, Wireless Set No 22, 22 Set

ws22, ws no 22
Wireless Set No 22 & Accessories.
WS22, 22 Set, Keith Watt
All photos and text are copyright 2016 Keith Watt RN (Rtd.) MRCN.
You may NOT use any content of these pages without my written permission!


WS22

Wireless Set No. 22, ZA 11694, PSU No. 4 Mk. 1*, ZA10478.
Mounted on Carriers No.40 Mk. 2 ZA30902, Dated 1943 and is fully working.
WS22
 
WS22
WS22

Late WWII webbing belt for WS22
Belly strap
Belly strap
Belly strap
Showing the back of the belt, how the metal work is riveted to the belt itself.   Image of the date is not too clear,
but it reads;
 
Belly strap
BAGCRAFT LTD 1944
ZA 21xx4

The ZA number is not clear enough to fully make out, but should be "ZA21524"

Morse Key & Plug Assy. No 2B ZA4500
(This is the correct Morse Key for the WS22, as listed in the EMERs & WftW)
     
Key & Plug Assy. No 2B
Key & Plug Assy. No 2B
Key & Plug Assy. No 2B
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Morse Key & Plug Assy. No 2B ZA 4500 on brass plate,
utilising a WT8AMP No2 Mk II

Key and Plug Assy, Slide No. 1, ZA 4381.
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Key & Plug Assy. No 2B
Key & Plug Assy. No 2B
Key & Plug Assy. No 2B
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Morse Key & Plug Assy. No 2B ZA 4500 and Slide No. 1,
ZA 4381 the key assy attaches to.

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Morse Key & Plug Assy. No 2B ZA 4500
with original Red & Black cable
Close up of the label attached to the cable,
KEY & PLUG ASSEMBLY No. 2B ZA. 4500

Headset and mic No.13
Operators Lamp No.6a
Headset and mic No.7
Headset and mic No.13 ZA17605.
Operators Lamp No.6a
Headgear Assembly No.1 ZA.2904

Chassis Views
WS22
PSU No.4 Mk1
WS22
WS22 inside top
PSU No.4 Mk1*
WS22 bottom, screen removed
WS22 bottom
Underside of WS22 chassis with the base plate in place
Click image for larger view and base plate dimensions.
PSU No.4 Mk1

 

< PSU No. 4 Mk1* inside top
PSU No.4 Mk1* inside bottom >
PSU No.4 Mk1
     
     
PSU No.4 Mk11T

 

< PSU No. 4 Mk1I T inside top
PSU No .4 MkI1 T inside bottom >
PSU No.4 Mk11T
     

140FT Elevated Aerial End Fed
Images of Antenna Tuning Plates that are mounted on the top of the
WS22 PSU No.4
Settings of Aerial Coupling & Tuning
Antenna settings Plate from top of PSU
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Antenna settings Plate from top of PSU

12 volt, 22Ah Lead Acid battery
12 volt, 22Ah Lead Acid battery

12 volt, 22Ah Lead Acid battery
used to power the Wireless Set

Niphan power socket can be seen
on the front of the battery.

This battery has never been filled
with acid and is still in new condition.

12 volt, 22Ah Lead Acid battery

   
Carrier Battery Secy Port No. 9 Mk. II
Carrier Battery Sec Port No. 9 Mk.II
Front view showing the 22 Ah battery
and the WS22 spave valve kit in place
Carrier Battery Sec Port No. 9 Mk.II
     
Carrier Battery Sec Port No. 9 Mk.II
Back view showing loops that attach the
carrier to the saddle on the animal,
the animal normally being a Mule.
Click on pictures of carrier for larger images.

Carriers, Battery, Secondary, Portable No. 7, ZB 10119
Carrier packed with 22 Ah Lead Acid battery, ready to carry.
Carriers, Battery, Secondary, Portable No. 7, ZB 10119
 
Carriers, Battery, Secondary, Portable No. 7, ZB 10119
Front of carrier.
 
Back of carrier showing straps.
Carriers, Battery, Secondary, Portable No. 7, ZB 10119
 
Carriers, Battery, Secondary, Portable No. 7, ZB 10119
Top view of carrier.
Showing the 12 volt 22 Ah Lead Acid Battery.
 
Top view of carrier.
Showing the 12 volt 22 Ah Lead Acid Battery.

Pocket Volt Meter 250v No.2 ZA 7372

Meter storage bag dated 1944
ZA 7369
Pocket Volt Meter 250v No.2 bag


Pocket Volt Meter 250v No.2

Meter storage bag dated 1944
ZA7369
Pocket Volt Meter 250v No.2 bag

 
Pocket Volt Meter 250v No.2
 

5 point audio extension lead
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4G Mk 1/1 ZA. 26925
X55 Aerial capacitor
5 point audio extension lead
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4G
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4G
X55 Aerial capacitor

5 point audio extension lead, used to extend the length of the lead to headphones or the power cable between the PSU and Wireless Set.

WWII Wireless Set No. 22 Spare Valves Kit,

No. 4G Mk 1/1 ZA. 26925.

X55 Aerial capacitor, used to protect the operator from high voltage shocks should the radio aerial come into contact with over head wires.
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4C ZA. 14041
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4C
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4C
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4C
Spare Valves Kit, No. 4C
 

WWII Wireless Set No. 22 Spare Valves Kit.
Early spares kit for the WS22, this kit is specific to the WS22,
unlike other spares kits that are dual role for the WS19 and WS22.
No. 4C ZA. 14041.

Rubber insert that holds and protects the valves.

 
Aerial Base No.11 & ground spike
 
 
Aerial Base No.11 & ground spike

 

 

Aerial Base No.11 & ground spike
 
 
Aerial Base No.11 (ZA11009) & ground spike(ZA11010), assembled.

 

 

Aerial Base No.11 (ZA11009) & ground spike(ZA11010), shown separate.
 

Wireless Remote Control Units
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 1
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 2
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 1
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 2

Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 1,
with DLR5 headphones and Hand Mic No.8.
Fully working with the the Wireless Set No.22
and Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 2.

Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 2,
complete with DLR headphones and No.8 mic.
The unit's Morse key can also be seen in the
bottom right corner of the case.
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 1
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 2
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 1, internal
view with the 2 1.5 volt X cells for powering
the mic circuit.
Wireless Remote Control "F" Unit 2,
internal view with the 2 1.5 volt X cells for
powering the mic circuit and the 24 volt
battery for powering the keying circuits.

 
Aerial Carry Case No.1
   
Aerial Carry Case No.1
 
Aerial Carry Case No.1
 
Aerial Carry Case No.1
  Aerial Carry Case No.1
Aerial Carry Case No.1 (ZA11011) with Carrying Strap "H" (YA4080) and Engineer's 8oz hammer.
 
Engineer's 8oz hammer close up, with retaining straps No.1 (ZA11462) & No.2 (ZA12764).
 
Aerial Carry Case No.1 with Antenna base No.11 (ZA11009) & Spike (ZA11010) & F rod 12 foot antenna connected, in use.
 
Close up of Antenna base No.11 (ZA11009) with F rod antenna connected. The Engineer's 8 oz hammer can be seen in its straps.

Aerial 100 foot No.5
 
Wire Aerials
 
Counterpoise
"Aerial 100 foot No.5" with its storage bobbin and
insulators, you can just make out the tuning chart
under the wire. Dated 1943.
     
Counterpoise used in conjunction with the aerials for the
Wireless Set No.22. Consisting of 4 thick wire radials that
are connected to the ground post of the radio.
Aerial 250 foot No.1
 
Aerial 185 foot No.1
 
Aerial 150 foot No.2
"Aerial 250 foot No.1" with storage bobbin & insulators.
Frequency range marked on bobbin is 2 Mc - 2.65 Mc.
 
"Aerial 185 foot No.1" with storage bobbin & insulators.
Frequency range marked on bobbin is 2.6 Mc - 3.5 Mc.
 
"Aerial 150 foot No.2" with storage bobbin & insulators.
Frequency range marked on bobbin is 3.45 Mc - 4.5 Mc.
Aerial 110 foot No.1
 
Aerial 90 foot No.1
 
Aerial 70 foot No.1
"Aerial 110 foot No.1" with storage bobbin & insulators.
Frequency range marked on bobbin is 4.5 Mc - 5.6 Mc.
 
"Aerial 90 foot No.1" with storage bobbin & insulators.
Frequency range marked on bobbin is 5.5 Mc - 6.5 Mc.
 
"Aerial 70 foot No.1" with storage bobbin & insulators.
Frequency range marked on bobbin is 6.6 Mc - 8 Mc.

Aerial Base No. 10 Mk II
ZA 14172
Aerial Base No. 10 with Aerial Adaptor No. 1, ZA27220

Aerial Adaptor No. 1, ZA27220, allows F Rods to
be set at any angle

Antenna Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J, ZA 27322

Click Here for Circuit Diagram of Set Unit J and Remote Unit J
Aerial Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J
 
Aerial Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J
 
Aerial Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J,
ZA 27322. Close up view showing the Pye
coax socket & the frequency range switch.
 

Antenna Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J,
ZA 27322. Used for connecting the WS22 to
Aerial Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J.

 
Inside View of the Antenna Coupling
Equipment, Set Unit J, ZA 27322.
Aerial Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J
Instructions on the end of the case on how to use the Set Unit H/J.
 
Aerial Coupling Unit No.4, Mk.1 - ZA.10560
Aerial Coupling Unit No.4
Inside View
Aerial Coupling Unit No.4

Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J, ZA25914.

This is the remote aerial tuner for the Wireless Set No.22.
Used in conjunction with the
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Set Unit J, ZA 27322. (Above)

Click Here for Circuit Diagram of Set Unit J and Remote Unit J

Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J
Antenna Coupling Equipment, Aerial Unit J

RF Ammeters used in the Aerial Coupling Equipment,
Set Unit J, these are plug in units.
0 to 200 ma, 0 to 350 ma, 0 to 500 ma, 0 to 1 amp, 0 to 3 amps.
Used for measuring aerial current while tuning a remote
aerial on the WS22 (also used with the WS19 HP)


 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel (ZA. 11519)
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel (ZA. 11519) in cases, carrying No.1
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel (ZA. 11519)
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
 
Antennae Rods, D, (ZA. 6346)
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
 
Bag, Pegs (ZA0378),
Hammers, Engineers Ball-pain 8oz
Pegs, (ZA0374)
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
 
Stayplates No.4 (ZA 11536), Chain, Small 3-link (ZA 4444), Staytighteners Small (ZA 6579)
 
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
 
Antennae Rods, F, Adaptor No.1 (ZA 4135)
Antennae Rods D, Reamers (ZA 5341)
 
Aerials, Vertical, 34-FT., Steel
 
Insulators W.T. B (ZA4432) & Spikes (ZA 5325)
 

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1 MkII, ZA-14269

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1 MkII, ZA-14269

Powered from 6 volts this unit was used to pre-set a Wireless Set No.22 to
a designated frequency with a degree of accuracy better than just using the
tuning dial of the set itself. The Class D Wave Meter can be used to pre-set a
transmitter or a receiver to a given frequency within the range of 1.9 M/cs to 8.0 M/Cs

Click HERE to read the instructions that are printed inside the lid of the Wave Meter, Class D, No.1 MkII

Transit case No. 7 containing Class D Wave Meter No. 1 Mk II

Open Transit case No. 7 containing Class D Wave Meter No. 1 Mk II

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1

Wave Meter all set up and in use.

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1

Front view of Wave Meter with the headphones unplugged.

 

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1

There are a complete set of spares within the Wave Meter.
Only one valve and one vibrator pack are used, the other valve
and vibrator (on the left of the chassis) being kept as spare.

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1

All packed up for carrying.

Wave Meter, Class D, No.1

This photo shows the HT power supply on the underside of the chassis.
The power supply generates the high voltage by using a 6 volt
non-synchronous vibrator to energise a transformer which steps
up the voltage from 6 volts to 140 volts, a Selenium rectifier then converts
the 140v AC to DC. The DC is then smoothed and filtered and
used to power the single valve used in the Wave Meter.

Click HERE to see the article published about the longest distance contact ever recorded using a Wireless Set No.22 to a Wireless Set No.19.

All photos and text are copyright 2017 Keith Watt RGN(Rtd.)
You may NOT use any content of these pages without my written permission!