Re: [MV] Serial Number

From: Steve & Jeanne Keith (
Date: Sat Feb 08 2003 - 12:24:10 PST

EMI is an equal oppourtunity interference: Your radios, or the enemys
radios i.e indicating someone is around with an unsuppresses electrical

It is quite tricky to get "USA 4150331-S" on the side of a cckw hood...

Steve AKA Dr Deuce

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Grammont" <>
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Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2003 2:33 PM
Subject: Re: [MV] Serial Number

> >I thought is for radio suppression. so the vehicle electrical system
> >not interfere with the radios mounted it it.
> I think you are correct. The Weasel family of vehicles had an electrical
> suppression system because they were designed to carry radios. I just
> checked some WWII shots of Weasels and noted "S" on two of them. One was
> really far to the right of the vehicle number! There was another one
> without the "S", but this number was not a "USA" number. It started out
> with a "W", which I have no clue what that is all about.
> Oh, and one of these days I have to replace mine. Tried using some
> walkie-talkies in it last year. With the engine revved up, the single
> was totally mangled.
> Steve
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