C42 / 45 station radio was developed for radio communication in Tanks and soft skin vehicles, designed to replace the war time Wireless Set No. 19. C42 and C45 differed only the frequency ranges. C42 covered the low VHF range and the C45 cover the high HF range. The station comprises transceiver incorporating a crew intercom amplifier, a power supply unit and an Aerial Tuning Unit No. 6.

Frequency Range: C 42 covered 36 – 60 MHz and the C45 covered 23 – 38 MHz
Power: 15 – 20 watts, reduced to about 0.5 watt in ‘low-power’ position.

Range Up to 10 miles