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Offline dsk

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Headset designed for what?
« on: August 12, 2019, 02:42:11 PM »
Among something else I got this headset-set with leater case but what is it?
It works together with the German wwii field telephone FF33.
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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 05:00:35 PM »
a chest mic with prob a push to talk button?
2 receivers, and straps.
ok, what does a ff33 look like?

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2019, 05:11:57 PM »
The FF33 was the German answer to the EE8 I blieve:

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2019, 05:43:33 PM »
did the 33 have a socket for that huge plug?

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2019, 12:46:36 AM »
Yes, It is just to unplug the handset, and plug it in.

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2019, 08:11:19 AM »
An alternate config for a handset...
The same as a cord board had...hand held, chest mounted.
It was prob not for hands free operation, as you still had to hold the receiver.
hmmm? don't see an advantage that that config.
looks good though!

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2019, 01:28:31 PM »
Now I got more info.  The set is named Brustmikrofon 33   (Chest-transmitter 33)
https://tinyurl.com/y2fmkjcv
https://tinyurl.com/yyjzgu5x

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Picture from: [size=78%]http://www.passionmilitaria.com/t67450-radio-panzer[/size]
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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2019, 02:57:15 PM »
Picture from: [size=78%]http://www.passionmilitaria.com/t67450-radio-panzer[/size]

dsk

Very interesting photo. Studying it, we have a room in an outbuilding which is identical in construction, right down to the placement of the window. I often wondered why the room was separated the way it is from the other parts, and the only one with electricity.

It may very well have served the same purpose as the room shown in the photo, as the property was occupied by the SS Panzer Division during WWII.

Thanks for posting.



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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2019, 03:20:50 PM »
I remember the smaller telegraph keys our militaries used could be strapped to the knee and used in that manner.
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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2019, 03:21:25 PM »
Funny enough, tomorrow my son and me will be going to visit the "Bunkermuseum" here in Zoutelande/Netherlands where we are for holidays.
On their website I stumbled across the word "Regelbau" (standard design construction). The nazis had planned their aggression long in advance and developed such military buildings elaborately. It is not unlikely that you own a building of the exact same type as that one on the picture.

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2019, 05:45:37 PM »
that is an interesting cord board. very small compared to most.
DSK, does your set have provision to connect the 2 receivers with a head strap?

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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2019, 08:41:22 AM »
We just were in the bunker museum in Zoutelande and they had some telecommunication equipment in the display! The chest mic and the switchboard were both there. The museum consists of 2 original "Atlantikwall" bunker sites in the spectacular sand dunes of the Zeeland coast. It is small, but impressive and is run by volunteers.
https://www.bunkerbehoud.com/bezoek/zoutelande/expo.php
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Re: Headset designed for what?
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2019, 09:14:59 AM »
We just were in the bunker museum in Zoutelande and they had some telecommunication equipment in the display! The chest mic and the switchboard were both there. The museum consists of 2 original "Atlantikwall" bunker sites in the spectacular sand dunes of the Zeeland coast. It is small, but impressive and is run by volunteers.
https://www.bunkerbehoud.com/bezoek/zoutelande/expo.php
Great

that is an interesting cord board. very small compared to most.
DSK, does your set have provision to connect the 2 receivers with a head strap?
  Yes one on each side.