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Wireless Sets No 62 MkII
Object ID3571
Works No31374
Accession NoIF:2011:005
StatusOn Display
Category Radio
Collection IDTelecommunications
Made ByPye Telecommunications Ltd
Made InCambridge, UK
DescriptionWireless Set No. 62 (WS62) was a general purpose, low-power, semi-tropicalised, vehicle station transmitter & receiver designed for short-range use in the high-frequency (HF) radio bands by the British Army during the Second World War. The frequency range covered was 1.6 to 10.0 MHz in two switched bands. The total military service life was from 1945 until the late 1960s.