German Radar (RDF) set near Salerno - 10 Sep 43

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German Radar (RDF) set near Salerno - 10 Sep 43

Post by Tom from Cornwall » 31 Oct 2019 21:11

Hi,

This photo (NA 6788) has been published on the Imperial War Museum web site. Can anyone identify the type of radar set? Or indeed whether that is actually a German Radar set at all.
NA 6788 - German RDF - rd btw Pontecagnano and Salerno - 10 Sep 43.PNG
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Re: German Radar (RDF) set near Salerno - 10 Sep 43

Post by ChrisMAg2 » 01 Nov 2019 02:26

It is not a radar at all. It is the central part of an analog german E4m Kdo Ger 36 fire director.

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Re: German Radar (RDF) set near Salerno - 10 Sep 43

Post by Tom from Cornwall » 01 Nov 2019 15:03

Chris,
Thanks for the information. Was that a Flak fire director or coastal artillery? Regards
Tom

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Re: German Radar (RDF) set near Salerno - 10 Sep 43

Post by ChrisMAg2 » 02 Nov 2019 01:52

Hi Tom,
typicaly an older Flak fire director. The successor was the Kdo.Ger. 40.

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Re: German Radar (RDF) set near Salerno - 10 Sep 43

Post by Tom from Cornwall » 02 Nov 2019 19:32

Christian,

Many thanks for the extra details, very useful.

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Tom

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