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Old 18-10-16, 12:03
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Originally Posted by Chris Suslowicz View Post
Interesting... the base on the LHS is Aerial Base No.3 (which is a component part of the base that Tim has), but it's entirely unsuitable for the WS52 masts shown fitted to the vehicle. I suspect it originally had a W.S. 9 fitted and used the 34-ft sectional mast made up of 'D' rods (aka the "golf bag" aerial).

For Phantom GHQ Liaison Regt White Scout Cars (Canadian WS9, then finally the WS52, and the R107), from what I can tell, they simply had a metal fitting on the side of the vehicle to which they screwed the insulator from the Golf-Bag when they wanted to set up and aerial using D sections.

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