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Bedford QLR, 4 x 4, 12V  (Side view, right side)

 
 

Side view, right side

Picture courtesy of the Danish Signal Regiment Historical Collection

 

Danish Army Specific: Presumably delivered from surplus stocks in Great Britain in 1946. Specific use not known, but probably radio van or similar. To the right a GM C15TA also from the Royal Signals
Historical: This "Mobile Operations Room" was another house-type van for which the standard signals body shell was not used. Mobile OPS Room were produced in 1944 - 45 in conjunction with the RAF and most if not all were bodied by Dennis Bros. & Sons, Ltd.
The body, known as the J-type, were produced in three sub-types: 102, 103 and 106. They had timber framing with double walls and insulated panels. There was a compartment over the spare wheel and certain models had the roof extended over the cap (shown). Mast carrier and batteries were sunk into the floor of the body, which was wired for 230 volt AC.
Special fittings included 20 gallon water tank and a petrol-electric generating set.
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Engine
: 6-cylinder Bedford, 3.519 cm3 (214 cubic inches) displacement, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 72 at 3.000 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: 2 speed.
Electrical system: 12 volt.
Brakes: Hydraulic with vacuum servo assistance.
Tyres: 10.50 - 20.
Fording depth:
without preparation: 0.4 m (15 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
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