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Bundeswehr radio aerial length & color?
GazzaS
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Posted: Sunday, April 05, 2020 - 10:58 AM UTC
Does anyone know the particulars ca. 70's - 80's?

Tia

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Posted: Sunday, April 05, 2020 - 02:09 PM UTC
Hi Gaz

According to my research, the basic aerial was for the SEM 25 set up. It consisted of the MP-65 Aerial base, the M-116, M-117 and M118-A antennae segments. When combined, it was 4 meters long.

There was also a shorter M118-A-K section to replace the larger namesake, which reduced height to 2.5 meters.

This is why you see Spahpanzer Luchs in that era with different size aerials.

Note the radio sets were changed in the period and again later, the last change was one of the upgrades from the A1 to A2.
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Posted: Sunday, April 05, 2020 - 07:09 PM UTC
Thank you, Peter!