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SCR-506 command set

The SCR-506 command set was usually found in the battalion and regimental S-3 TOC. it was standardized in Dec. of 1941. artillery TO&E indicates it was also issued to service batterys.


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Sherman Installation

on the so called porcupine tank, or TOC tank (Tactical Operation Center) the antenna for the sponson mounted radio goes here, but obviously needs some sort of adapter plate.

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Note the offset of the antenna, this followed an example from a european found artifact, which also had a 1 inch hole for a separate antenna wire, presumably for an MP-48 set up.

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Reference Files

  • TM 11-630 Feb. 1943

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-310

Schematic Diagrams for Maintenance of Ground Radio Communication Set
October 1942

  • TM 11-2715, Installation of Radio Equipment in Truck, 1/4-ton, 4x4, 78 pages, Sep.30, 1944 PB 23463 - BSIR 2(4):251;

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2715 1944 (Museum TD, Soesterberg, NL (Corjan de Wit) See 1/4-Ton 4x4 Truck (Willys-Overland Model MB and FORD Model GPW

    • TM 11-2715 Changes 1 d.d. Jan.26, 1945 and 2 d.d. May 17, 1945

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2715 C1 + C2 (Museum TD, Soesterberg, NL (Corjan de Wit)