New radio sets for British Army.

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  1. Medvedya

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    Hmmm, looks like another case of corner cutting. That is typical. :rolleyes:
    Still, I suppose new radios are better than no radios if the old ones were absolute crap.
     
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    They were designed in the Sixties - antiques.

    Here's a pic of the handheld set.
     

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    Is that a Sterling magazine on the map case?
     
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    Photo looks too new - I'd say it belonged to re-enactors.

    See what I mean? Not good.
     
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    True enough. Duh! :rolleyes: :oops:
     
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    You can see see the huge battery pack that came with it on the right hand side - two fiddly little prongs that you pushed into little pleats on your webbing.
     
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    Compared to some of the equipment I've used, that thing looks like Thomas Edisons' personal unit...
     
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    I saw quite a blending in my time, some of the stuff was modern, some of it would make Edison's stuff look modern!
     
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