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Lo6k39a - difference in material throughout years
Old 01-18-2018, 09:06 PM   #1
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Default Lo6k39a - difference in material throughout years

Like other radios that had materials and design changes over the war years, did these marine TRFs also change? For example, is the 1940 version of this receiver different from the 1943 version? (e.g. heavier alloys, manufacture simplifications, etc.,)
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Old 01-19-2018, 03:06 AM   #2
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Yes , the function-discription was engraved dierkt on the Frontplate.

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Old 01-19-2018, 10:34 AM   #3
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Thank you Peter. There's a photo of one here from 1944:

https://kriegsfunker.com/radios/lo6k39a.html


How about the difference between 1942, and 1943? Is the chassis alloy different?
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Old 01-19-2018, 10:40 AM   #4
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Also, what was the difference between the model with the "a" and without?
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Best way to tell the difference about the chassis is to weigh the models.
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Old 01-20-2018, 06:57 AM   #6
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Hello
Difference between a and first version : they use normalized capacitors
When reading the text on your site kriegsfunker , i wonder about this
Following me the set is not used on uboot.
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Old 01-20-2018, 09:33 AM   #7
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HAM pa0pzd has a nice late war 1944 Lo6K39a in his posession.

http://pa0pzd.com/army-navy/german-army-navy/lo6k39/

As you see, no labels, direct engravings.
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Old 01-21-2018, 11:53 AM   #8
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I am looking for a shock-absorbing mount for my 1941 LO6K39 (not "a"). Anybody knows of any around?
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Old 01-21-2018, 12:01 PM   #9
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Here is my early Lo6K39:



I don't think they ever used particularly light alloys, they only exist in one weight class: Damned heavy!

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My Lo6K39a weighs 65 KG. I have a special hand-truck with a pneumatic foot powered lift which I use for these beasts. you still need 1-2 people to stabilize it, but at least backs are OK.
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:16 PM   #11
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Quote:
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Here is my early Lo6K39:
Your Lo6K39 stand has labels left and right. Can you show them more closely?
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:57 PM   #12
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Default Lo6K39a Weight

I have four radios that are not restored.
I've weighed them.

Serial Nr. 0237, Year 1940, Weight 60.1kg
Serial Nr. 20190, Year 1941, Weight 60.8kg
Serial Nr. 841, Year 1942, Weight 57.3kg
Serial Nr. ??, Year ??, Weight 57.0kg
















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Old 01-21-2018, 04:49 PM   #13
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Wow! This is the only radio set I've seen get lighter later in the war. 3 kg is a lot.
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Old 01-21-2018, 09:33 PM   #14
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Also, what was the difference between the model with the "a" and without?
hcs once answered to this:

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/foru...d.php?t=604743
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Old 01-22-2018, 02:10 AM   #15
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Your Lo6K39 stand has labels left and right. Can you show them more closely?
They are here also

http://www.cdvandt.org/exhibits-details-21.htm
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