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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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  Manuals Section : WS Series and other UK and Commonwealth pre-Larkspur Radio Stations
    Aerials and Antennas
    Ancillary Equipment
    Batteries, Chargers, Generators, Inverters and Power Supplies
    Test Gear - Calibrators, Wave Meters and Test Sets
    Larkspur Series Stations and Receivers
    Miscellaneous Manuals
    Other UK and Commonwealth Receivers and Transmitters
    Royal Air Force
    Military Use of Commercial Equipment
    Reference EMERs
    Signal Training Documents
    Telephone and Telegraph Equipment - Gallery
    US Technical Manuals
    Various Russian Radio Documents
    Battery Specifications (originally from Defence Standards website)
    Photo Index Page Linked to Documents  
  Inverters for powering valve radio equipment
  Photos Section
  R209 Mk2 Restoration Project
 
  SL42 and SL56 component photos
  Radio Navigation Aids
  Radar
  Technology for Artillery Location - Alister Mitchell GM3UDL
  Various Articles
  Miscellaneous Technical Documents
  Royal Signals Posters
 

Posters, photos and curios found in museums (By Mike Buckley)

  Group's Links Page
  WW II D-day Radio Broadcasts (in Real Player streaming audio format)
  WW II News Broadcasts (in Real Player streaming audio format)
  Winston Churchill Speeches (in Real Player streaming audio format)
  Photos of three original wartime battery boxes
  Scans of Dry Batteries, HT, LT and Combined Batteries
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  Remembrance Day 2012 - images of Saltwell Park Gateshead, North East UK
  Lamps, Operator. An Overview by Chris Bisaillion and Louis Meulstee

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Latest documents added to the archive (updated 4th March 2014).

Number Equipment..  Title
2031
Wireless Set (Canadian) No. 27 Tentative Working Instructions, Sect 1 General Description, Sect 2 Working Instructions, Sect 3 Fault Finding.
2032
A618/ACAS Instruction Manual for Low Power MF-HF Radio Communications Equipment Type A618/ACAS, Royal Australian Navy ABR 5043
2033
Radio Receiver R390/UUR Organizational Maintenance Manual Radio Receiver R390/UUR, Mar 1961
2034
Station Radio D13 User Handbook Part 1 for Station Radio D13, (Fitted in Truck 1 Ton, 4x4 G.S.I. Wireless Light, Mk2) August 1965, AC13967
2035
Terminal Telegraph Voice Frequency 4/12 Channel User Handbook for Terminal Telegraph Voice Frequency 4/12 Channel, TMC. Type T12N, March 1966, AC13955
2036
Two Channel Terminal Equipment Type H5000 User Handbook for Two Channel Terminal Equipment Type H 5000 Part 1 Transmitter Bay, Oct 1967, AC13968,
2037
Two Channel Terminal Equipment Type H5001 User Handbook for Two Channel Terminal Equipment Type H5001 Part 2 Receiver Bay, Oct 1967, AC13968
2038
Station Radio D13/R234 User Handbook for Station Radio D13/R234 (2 Dual Diversity) 2 Channel Air Portable, AC13976 (1968)
2039
H5000/1 VF TG Equipment School of Signals Blandford Dorset, Medium Power HF Radio Stations, D11, D13, R230, R234, Dual Diversity Working, H5000/1 VF TG Equipment, Jan 1977
2040
Reception Set R109A Working Instructions, ZA18985 Feb 1945
2041
Mine Detector No. 4C User Handbook (Provisional Edition), Aug 1960, W.O. 13034
2042
Mine Detector No. 4A General Description, EMER B342, Dec 1945
2043
Mine Detector No. 4A Tech Handbook, Field and Base Workshop Repairs, EMER B344, Feb 1951
2044
Mine Detector No. 4 Modification Instructions, EMER B347
2045
Mine Detector No 4 and No. 4A Tech Handbook, Miscellaneous Instruction, EMER B349
2046
Reception Set R216 The Omni-Directional Aerial for R216, Appendix 2 to SRDE Handbook No. 828A
2047
Mine Detector No 4A Provisional Working Instructions No 2, ZA31161, Nov 1945
2048
Mine Detector No. 4C Technical Handbook, Modification Instruction, EMER B357
2049
Mine Detector No. 4C Technical Handbook, Miscellaneous Instruntion, EMER B359
2050
Mine Locator No 1 and Bomb Location No 1 Data Summary, EMER B380 Dec 1962
2051
Mine Locator No1 Mk2/3 and Bomb Locator No1 Mk2 General Description, EMER B382 Jul 1947
2052
Mine Locator No1 Mk2/3 and Bomb Locator No1 Mk2 Technical Handbook First Echelon Work, EMER B383 Feb 1949
2053
Mine Locator No 1 and Bomb Locator No 1 Technical Handbook Second to Fourth Echelon Work, EMER B384 Mar 1949
2054
Mine Locator No 1 and Bomb Locator No 1 Technical Handbook, Modification Instructions, EMER B387
2055
Mine Locator No 1 Mk 2/3 and Bomb Locator No 1 Mk 2 Technical Handbook Miscellaneous Instructions, EMER B389
2056
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Data Summary EMER K150 19 Mar 1958
2057
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Technical Description EMER K152 Part 1 May 1958
2058
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Fault Finding and Repair Data EMER K152 Part 2 Apr 1968
2059
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Fault Finding and Repair Data. EMER K152 Part 2, Issue 2, Jul 1958
2060
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Fault Finding and Repair Data, EMER K152 Part 2, Issue 3, Feb 1964
2061
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Unit Repairs, EMER K153, May 1958
2062
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Field and Base Repairs, EMER K154, May 1958
2063
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Modification Instruction, EMER K157
2064
Supply Unit Vibratory, No 12 Mk2 24v Input (ZA 50544) Technical Handbook - Miscellaneour Instruction, EMER K159
2065
Wireless Set No 62 Mk 6 ZA 53566 Airborne Dry Battery use
2066
Crystal Calibrator No 10 Amendments to Crystal Calibrator No 10, Tels Y672/5 amended to T & M Z642
2067
RBA-5 Instruction Book for Navy Model RBA-5 Radio Receiver Equipment, NAVSHIPS 900,708, July 1946
2068
Crystal Calibrator No. 10 Crystal Calibrator for Pye WS C12 and WS62, Technical Handbook Issue 1 Part No. 202491
5329
Infantry Training Volume VIII, Infantry Signal Training, Pamphlet No 41 Part 1, Tactics, Training and Communication Security, 1975, AC 71017
5330
Combined Operations Staff Notebook 1945
2069
Racal RA63 Racal RA63 Signal Sideband Adaptor, Technical Manual
2070
WS19 HP and WS52 (CDN) Sets 15-CWT 4x4 Armoured Personnel Truck in Hamilcar X and Installation of WS19 HP and WS52 (CDN) Sets, Investigations Carried out by A.A.T.D.C in conjunction with War Office (M.E.8)
5331
FM 7-24 Dept. of the Army Field Manual, FM 7-24, Communication in Infantry and Airborne Divisions, Oct 1950
5332
Basic Field Manual Vol. IV, Signal Communication, 1931

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