Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel
GERMAN WWII TELEPHONE CABLE DRUMS and CART

1/35 COMPLETE RESIN KIT with PHOTOETCH

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Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

During WWII, it was vitally eccential for any partipisant to be able to rapidly set a reliable telephone connection in a field situation.
In Wehrchmacht, it used to be done by the transmission units "Nachrichtentruppen".

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

German ?able Drum with long-distance field cable (the "Feldfernkabel", or "FF-Kabel"), had weight of 70 kg., and was to storage, transport and laying of the 250 meters of telephone line.

Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

It consisted of the drum core, the two outer disks with rubber bandage, and another disk as an intermediate wall, separating the larger space for the cable from the smaller space used to accommodate the plugs and equipment.

A pair of FF-Kabel Drum is available separately as the Leadwarrior Lw35207 kit.

Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Connecting multiple cables was possible over a distance of 50 km.
It could be increased up to a maximum of 120 km. by the use of intermediate device amplifying the signal, so called "Verstärkerspule" or "Pupinspule" (from the name of his hungarish inventor, Mihajlo Pupin).

Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Such a device was supplied wit each FF-Kabel Drum.

Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

The "Verlegewagen" (Laying Cart) - was used for carrying and laying of the FF-Kabel.

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Verlegewagen comprised a frame, an axis and two removable wheels.

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

It also could be used in a static position, once the frame standing on its sliding extensions.

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Then, it was possible to roll up or unroll the cable, using the wheel fitted with its folding handle as a crank.

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit

Verlegewagen fur Feldfernkabel, LeadWarrior Resin Kit


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