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Military Radio List
(Listed alphabetically by Nomenclature)
Equipment Type Description Date Qty Mfg'd
ACR-111 Amateur Radio receiver, 540 kHz to 30 MHz in 5 bands, crystal filter, two stages of RF, with band spread

[web: http://www.hallicraftercollector.com/other_treasures.htm ]

1936

 

ACR-136 Amateur Radio receiver, 540 kHz to 18 MHz in 3 bands, 7 tubes, CW beat oscillator

[on-line manuals: http://bama.sbc.edu/rca.htm ]

 

 

ACR-175 Amateur receiver, 500 kHz to 60 MHz in 4 bands, 11 tubes, one stage of RF, crystal filter, no band spread but has vernier tuning

[web: http://www.hallicraftercollector.com/other_treasures_page_2.htm ]

ca 1935

 

AM-6561 Amplifier, 400/1000 W, HF, SSB/CW, Part of AN/ARC-161

 

 

AN/APN-9 LORAN

WW II era

 

AN/ARC-142 Radio set, 2-30 MHz, 280000 channels, AM/USB/LSB/CW/FSK, 400/1000 W

 

 

AN/ARC-144 Radio Set; Still investigating; RT-937(XA-1)
[unit in VARA club room]

 

 

AN/ARC-161 Radio set, 2-30 MHz, USB/LSB/AM, 280000 channels, 400-1000 Watts, X-mode voice and data

Major components:

  • RT-1100
  • AM-6561

 

 

AN/ARC-170 Radio set, 2-30 MHz, USB/LSB/AM, 280000 channels, 100/400/1000 Watts, X-mode voice and data

 

 

AN/AXR-1 "Block 3B" Receiver/Display, Television, Airborne. Same as ARK

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1944  
AN/AXT-2 "Block 3B" Camera and Transmitter, Television, Airborne. Same as ATK

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1944  
AN/AXT-3 "Block 3B" Camera and Transmitter, Television, Airborne. Same as AXT-2. Used for telemetry

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1945  
AN/FRR-19 Radio receiving set, HF, 2-32 MHz, AM/CW/MCW/FSK, 4-5 uV sensitivity, 115 VAC / 50-400 Hz / 87W, 9x19x18", 75 Lbs

 

 

AN/FRR-21 Radio Receiver, Fixed, LF, 14-600 kHz, CW/FSK, 3.5-8 uV sensitivity, 115 VAC / 50-400 Hz / 87 W, 9x19x18", 75 Lbs

 

 

AN/FRR-22 Radio Receiving Set, Fixed, LF/MF/HF, 0.25-8 MHz, AM/CW/MCW/FSK, 3 uV sensitivity, 115 VAC / 50-400 Hz / 200 W, 9x19x18", 75 Lbs

 

 

AN/FRR-23 Radio receiving set, Fixed, HF, 2-32 MHz, AM/CW/MCW/FSK, 4-5 uV sensitivity, 115 VAC / 50-400 Hz / 87W, 9x19x18" (10.5x15x19"), 74 Lbs

[web: http://www.connix.com/~provero/srr13/srr13.html ]

 

 

AN/PRC-77 Radio set, 30-76MHz, 920 chan, 50kHz spacing, Synthesized, FM, manpack or vehicular, 1-2W, 12VDC from BA-4386 or BA-398 battery, 23 Lbs, TM 11-5820-667-12/35, Replaces AN/PRC-25, RCA/Electrospace Corp.

Major components:

  • RT-841 Receiver-Transmitter
  • AT-892 Long Antenna
  • AT-271A Long Antenna
  • BA-398 Battery or BA-4386 Battery

1968

 

AN/PVS-X Mini Laser Rangefinder (MLRF), lightweight, handheld Neodymium YAG laser rangefinder

 

 

AN/SPG-62 I/J-Band fire control radar on Aegis-class ships operates as a component of the MK-99 Fire Control System (Raytheon/RCA)

 

 

AN/SRR-11 Radio receiving set, 14-600 kHz, AM/CW/FSK, 3.5-8 uV sensitivity, 28 tubes, 115 VAC / 50-400 Hz / 87 W, 9x19x18", 75 Lbs

ca 1949

 

AN/SRR-11A Radio receiving set, 14-600 kHz; uses subminiature pencil tubes, which are soldered in

[web: http://aade.com/hampedia/military/military.htm#SRR-11A]

 

 

AN/SRR-12 Radio receiving set, 0.25-8 MHz, AM/CW/MCW/FSK, 3 uV sensitivity, 29 tubes, 115 VAC / 50-400 Hz / 87 W, 9x19x18", 75 Lbs

ca 1949

 

AN/SRR-13A Radio receiving set, Shipboard, 2.0 to 32 MHz, dual conversion superhet, 29 tubes (soldered into removable modules, not plugged into sockets), 69 Lbs (related to FRR-21/22/23, which were for fixed use)

[web: http://aade.com/hampedia/military/military.htm ]

ca 1949

 

AN/TSC-85 SHF Satellite Communications Terminal, 48-channel, anti-jam; LRIP contract awarded June 1976

1976

 

AN/TSC-93 Satellite Communications Terminal, 24-channel, high-capacity multiplexed voice, data, and teletypewriter circuits; LRIP contract awarded June 1976

1976

 

AN/URC-88 Radio set, 2-30 MHz, 280000 channels, AM/USB/LSB/CW/FSK, 400/1000 W, Based on AN/ARC-142 and AN/ARC-161

 

 

AR-60 Receiver, 1.5-25 MHz in 6 bands;  Crystal filter, 750 KHz IF;  11 Tubes:  (2) 6D6 RF, 6C6 MIX, 6C6 VFO , (2) 6D6 IF, 6B7 DET/AVC, 6F7 BFO/AF1, 41 AF out, 991 VR, 84 RECT;   Weight: Over 70 pounds.  Photo on back cover of  November 1935 QST.   Sold to amateur community for $495.  From "Communications Receivers" by Raymond Moore, 4th edition.

1935-36

< 300

AR-88 Receiver (CRV-46246B), 0.535 to 32 MHz in six bands, 455kHz IF, diversity reception

[web: http://jvgavila.com/ar88.htm (EB5AGV),
http://www.armyradio.co.uk/publish/Articles/AR-88_Receiver/AR-88LF_Receiver.htm ]

[pictures: http://rams1.rasd.k12.pa.us/budh/radios/newpage13.htm,
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/6992/ar88_2.htm ]

[on-line manuals: http://bama.sbc.edu/rca.htm ]

1941-45

 

AR-88LF Receiver, Low Frequency version of AR-88, 77 kHz to 30.5 MHz in six bands, 735kHz IF; 100 pounds, 115v or 240VAC / 25-60 Hz / 100 watts or 6VDC, 12 amps with the external power supply MI-22215 (vibrator supply), 15 uV sensitivity

[web: http://www.shlrc.mq.edu.au/~robinson/museum/ar88.html ]

 

 

ARB Receiver, 195-9050 kHz in 4 bands, AM-CW-MCW, 28 V, motor-operated bandswitch, analog turret tuning, triple conversion octal tubes plus ballast.  Used on Navy aircraft.  Designed for application with the ATB transmitter but used mainly with others, IFs 135 kHz (bottom two bands); 915 kHz (top bands), 28 V, internal dynamotor. RCA commercial designation was AVR-50.  Contract No. NOS-98559

Major components:

  • CRV-46151 receiver (26.8lbs, 8"x6.5"x15.5")
  • CRV-23254 pilot's control box
  • CRV-23256 radio operator's control box
  • CRV-23253 tuning head

[web:  http://pages.cthome.net/fwc/ARB.HTM
schematic:  http://nj7p.org/millist/sch/arb.gif ]

1941

Feb 23, 1942

30,000

UNK

ARE, ARF, ARG, ARH "Block 1" Receiver/Display, Television, fixed frequency (100 mc band), self-contained dynamotor, 25 VDC, 7-inch green phosphor CRT display.  Used with ATE, ATF, ATG, ATH Camera/Transmitter

Major components:

  • CRV-46ABS Receiver
  • CRV-23ACR Voltage Control Unit
  • CRV-66ACR Antenna

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1942  
ARJ "Block 3A" Receiver/Display, Television, five channels in the 300 mc band, self-contained dynamotor, 28.6 VDC, 7-inch green phosphor CRT display.  Used with ATJ Camera/Transmitter

Major components:

  • CRV-46ACC Receiver
  • CRV-66ADT Antenna
  • CRV-60ABK Monitor

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1943  
ARK "Block 3B" Receiver/Display, Television, ten 8mc channels in the 300 mc band, self-contained dynamotor, 28.6 VDC, 7-inch green phosphor CRT display.  Used with ATJ and ATK Camera/Transmitter

Major components:

  • CRV-46ACD Receiver
  • CRV-66ADU to AFW Antenna
  • CRV-60ABK Monitor

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1944  
ASA Radar, Airborne, Altitude and search, 399 MHz, 1.25 KW (Altimeter) or 15 KW (Search), J-scan (Altimeter) or A-scan (Search), 24 VDC, predecessor of ASB series

1941

 

ATB Transmitter, Airborne, 2.3-9.05 MHz, 2 preset channels, 2.8 W AM-MCW, 3.5 W CW, 28 VDC, used with ARB, RCA identifier ATD-50, CRV

Major components:

  • CRV-52233 Transmitter
  • CRV47192 tuning units, 2 each
  • CRV-21724 dynamotor
  • CRV-23314 pilot's control box
  • CRV-23313 operator's control box

1941

4000

ATD-50 Commercial version of the ATB

 

 

ATE, ATF, ATG, ATH "Block 1" Camera/Transmitter, Television, Airborne, four channels in 100 mc band (12 mc BW, double sideband modulation), 12.5 VDC, iconoscope pickup tube, 829 output tube; Used with ARE, ARF, ARG, ARH Receiver/Display

Major Components:

  • CRV-59AAD Camera/Transmitter
  • CRV-21ABY Dynamotor
  • CRV-66ACV Antenna
  • CRV-60AAR Monitor

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1942

 

ATJ "Block 3A" Camera and Transmitter, Television,  Airborne, five channels in 300 mc band (15 mc BW, double sideband modulation), 15 Watt output, 27.5 VDC, iconoscope pickup tube, 8025 output tubes; Used with ARJ Receiver/Display

Major Components:

  • CRV-59AAE Camera
  • CRV-52ABW Transmitter
  • CEK-21981 Dynamotor
  • CRV-53AAB Junction Box
  • CRV-66AED to AEH Antenna
  • CRV-60ABK Monitor

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

  1943  
ATK "Block 3B", Airborne television, improved version of ATJ, with 10 channels, 28.6 VDC

Major Components:

  • CRV-59AAE Camera
  • CRV-52ACB Transmitter
  • CEK-21981 Dynamotor
  • CRV-53AAB Junction Box
  • CRV-66AFX to AGB, AEJ to AEN Antenna
  • CRV-60ABK Monitor

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

1944  
ATL Transmitter, Airborne, 28 VDC, Used with ARL

 

 

AVC-110A VHF Comms Rx / Tx in one unit. Goes into a standard aircraft instrument panel cut out

 

 

AVR-11 Air Traffic Control Receiver, 140 kHz to 23 MHz in four bands, 15 tubes

[web: http://www.hallicraftercollector.com/other_treasures.htm ]

ca 1935

 

AVR-50 Commercial version of the ARB

 

 

AVT-112 Aviation Radio Set, Commercial (?)

WW II era

 

AYA Radio Altimeter, 0-4000 Feet, 12 VDC

1941

 

AYA-1 Radio Altimeter, Same as AYA except 24 VDC

1941

 

AYA-2 Radio Altimeter, Same as AYA except 0-20000 Feet, 12 VDC

1942

 

AYA-3 Radio Altimeter, Same as AYA-2 except 24 VDC

1942

 

AYB Radio Altimeter, FM, 420-460 MHz, 0.01 W, 14 VDC, relay output for low altitude indication

Major components:

  • CRV-43016 14 VDC
  • CRV-43017 28 VDC

1942

 

AYB-1 Radio Altimeter, Same as AYB

1942

 

AYB-2 Radio Altimeter, Same as AYB

1942

 

AYB-A Radio Altimeter, Same as AYB except modified with anticipator circuit, CRV

1942

 

AYD-1 Radio Altimeter, Reassigned as AN/ARN-1, 14/28 VDC

1943

 

AYD-2 Radio Altimeter, Reassigned as AN/ARN-1, 28 VDC

1943

 

AYD-3 Radio Altimeter, Reassigned as AN/ARN-1

1943

 

AYD-4 Radio Altimeter, Reassigned as AN/ARN-1, 14/28 VDC

1943

 

AYD-5 Radio Altimeter, Reassigned as AN/ARN-1, 14/28 VDC

1943

 

AYE Radio receiver, 234-258 MHz, AM, Reassigned as AN/ARR-1

1942

 

AYF Radio altimeter

1943

 

AYF-1 Radio altimeter, Reassigned as AN/APN-1

1943

 

BC-224A Receiver, 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, More like BC-312 than BC-224(*) family, 14 VDC from BD-94A, 10.5"x18"x8", 44lbs, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B7, 4 ea 6D6, 6F7, 41, 76, TO: 16-40BC-224-3; Contract No. SC-132373

1936

591

BC-224B Receiver, 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348(*) and ARR-11, except 14 VDC from DM-24, 10.5"x18"x9.5", 44lbs, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3; Contract No. 65-NY-40

1938

692

BC-224C Receiver, 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348 and ARR-11, except 14 VDC from DM-24, 10.5"x18"x9.5", 44lbs, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238, Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3; Contract No. 1780-NY-41

1941

228

BC-224D Receiver, 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348 and ARR-11, except 14 VDC from DM-24, 10.5"x18"x9.5", 44lbs, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3; Contract No. 94-PHILA-42

[web: http://aade.com/hampedia/military/military.htm ]

1942

289

BC-224E Receiver, 200-500 kHz & 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348 and ARR-11, except 14 VDC, DM-24, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3

 

 

BC-224G Receiver, 200-500 kHz & 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348 and ARR-11, except 14 VDC, DM-24, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3

 

 

BC-224H Receiver, 200-500 kHz & 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348 and ARR-11, except 14 VDC, DM-24, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3

1942

344

BC-224L Receiver, 200-500 kHz & 1.5-18.1 MHz, six bands, AM/CW, Crystal filter, 915 kHz, BFO, MVC/AVC, Identical to BC-348 and ARR-11, except 14 VDC, DM-24, Part of SCR-187 & SCR-238; Tubes: 6B8, 6C5, 3 ea 6K7, 6F7, 6J7, 991, 41, TO: 16-40BC-224-3

 

 

BC-348B Receiver, 1.5-18MHz, six bands, AM/CW, crystal filter, 915 kHz IF, BFO, MVC/AVC, 28V, 3a for DM-28 dynamotor, 10.5"x18"x9.5", 44lbs; Tubes: 41, 6B8, 6C5, 6F7, 6J7, 3 ea 6K7, TO: 16-40BC-348-3, TM 11-692

 

 

BC-348C Receiver, 1.5-18MHz, six bands, AM/CW, crystal filter, 915 kHz IF, BFO, MVC/AVC, 28v, 3a for DM-28 dynamotor, 10.5"x18"x9.5", 44lbs; Tubes: 41, 6B8, 6C5, 6F7, 6J7, 3 ea 6K7, TO: 16-40BC-348-3, TM 11-692; Contract No. 1780-NY-41

1941

1529

BC-348O Receiver, 200-500kHz and 1.5-18MHz, six bands, AM/CW, crystal filter, 915 kHz IF, BFO, MVC/AVC, 28v, 3a for DM-28 dynamotor, 10.5"x18"x9.5", 44lbs; Tubes: 41, 6B8, 6C5, 6F7, 6J7, 3 ea 6K7, TO: 16-40BC-348-3, TM 11-692; Contract No. 145-WF-42

1942

6125

CR-88 Receiver, 0.535 to 32 MHz in 6 bands, 14 tubes, crystal filter, commercial equivalent of the AR-88 (no crystal filter); Most were sent to England and Canada

[web: http://www.hallicraftercollector.com/other_treasures_page_2.htm ]

[on-line manuals: http://bama.sbc.edu/rca.htm ]

1946-51

 

CR-91 General Purpose Communications Receiver, 73 kHz to 30.5 MHz, 6 bands;  AC, battery, or MI-8319 Vibrator Power Supply Unit; 14 tubes, mechanical band spread, automatic noise limiter, crystal filter

[on-line manuals: http://bama.sbc.edu/rca.htm ]

 

 

DM-28 Dynamotor, 28 VDC @ 1.23A in, 220 VDC @ 70 ma, 12% regulation, Used with BC-348

 

 

DR-89 Triple Diversity HF receiver system in a 7-foot rack, using three AR-88F receivers and ancillary equipment (including a Tone Keyer and a Monitor Unit).

[web: http://www.wellbrook.uk.com/reviews/SWM2000.html 
    http://radioblvd.com/hamgear.htm  
    http://www.home.earthlink.net/~navyradio/id3.html ]

 

 

DZ-2 CRV-46152;  Naval Aircraft LF direction-finding receiver, 15-1750 KC in 6 bands (15-32.5, 32.5-70, 100-200, 200-400, 400-800, 800-1750; 28VDC using external dynamotor;  loop antenna with sense; tubes: 3x 6D6, 2x 6C6, 2x 76, 1x 41;  Weight 37.6 lbs;  Contract No. 67427 (30 June 1939) - RCA Camden, NJ

[web: http://www.vk2bv.org/museum/dz-2.htm
    Schematic: http://www.vk2bv.org/museum/dz-2-cct.gif
    http://www.radiomilitari.com/dz2.html ]

1939 3000
GP Transmitters (through GP-7), 0.35-1.5 and 3-9.05 MHz, similar to TCE and shares tuners with it. WE design originally, later RCA and Westinghouse

 

 

JT Sonar

 

 

LAM Frequency monitor, 1: 10,000,000, later AN/FRM-3

1946

 

NMC Echo sounding equipment, 17-27 kHz, 12 W, 900443

 

 

QCJ-2 Sonar system, 900720CL Sonar system, 900720

 

 

QCQ-2 Echo range equipment, 900805

 

 

QCU Sonar system, 17-27 kHz, 10 W, RCA/Raytheon, 900740

 

 

QGB Sonar console, 17-26 kHz, 900805

ca 1946

 

RAA VLF-MF receiver, superhet, 10-1000 kHz, AC operated

1931

 

RAC Receiver, TRF, 12-80 kHz, shore-station use

1931

 

RAK Receiver, CRV-46155, TRF (Regenerative), 16-600 kHz in 6 bands, 15-25 kHz, 25-43.5 kHz, 43.5-77.5 kHz, 77.5-153 kHz, 153-308 kHz, and 308-600 kHz; Tubes: 4 ea 6D6 and 2 ea 41, 80 or 5Z3 and 874 in power supply, 2-5 uV sensitivity, 117 VAC / 60 W, or batteries, includes switchable audio filters. Uses CRV-23073 control unit; usable with CRV-66096 submarine loop antenna, Models through RAK-8, Made by RCA and Andrea, 13.5x15x16.375", 74 Lbs

[web:  http://www.de220.com/Electronics/Communication/Communications.htm ]

[picture http://nj7p.org/millist/pic/rak-5.jpg ]

[schematic http://nj7p.org/millist/sch/rak.gif ]

1939, 1941

 

RAL Receiver, CRV-46156: Regenerative TRF type (US Navy); Frequency range 0.3 - 23 MHz, 0.3-0.49 MHz, 0.49-0.8 MHz, 0.8-1.33 MHz, 1.33-2.08 MHz, 2.08-3.4 MHz, 3.4-5.5 MHz, 5.5-8.8 MHz, 8.8-14.3 MHz and 14.3-23 MHz, 9 bands; Tubes: 4 ea 6D6 and 2 ea 41, 80 or 5Z3 and 874 in power supply, 2-5 uV sensitivity, 117 VAC / 60 W, or batteries, includes switchable audio filters. Uses CRV-23073 control unit; Models through RAL-8, Made by RCA and Andrea, 13.5x15x16.375", 74 Lbs

[web:  http://www.de220.com/Electronics/Communication/Communications.htm ]

[schematic http://nj7p.org/millist/sch/ral.gif ]

1939, 1941

 

RBB Receiver, CRV-46147 (CRV-46148 ?), shipboard, superhet, 0.5-4.0 MHz in 4 bands, 6 uV sensitivity, AM/CW/MCW, 115 VAC 60 Hz 100 W, 15x19x21, 82 Lbs, used with CRV-20130 rectifier. RBB-2, 91319; RBB-3, 4, 91101. Made by RCA and Federal

[web: http://aade.com/hampedia/military/military.htm - RCA RBB
http://www.de220.com/Electronics/Communication/Communications.htm ]

ca 1940

 

RBP Receiver, 3.0-24 MHz in 3 bands, with tone keyer for high speed (50 dots per second), 117 V

 

 

RDM Receiver, triple diversity, fixed-station, 0.54-32 MHz, six bands, three RCA AR-88s (CRV-46246B), 91061 (see DR-89)

1939

 

RT-1100 Receiver-transmitter, 2-30 MHz, 280000 channels, USB/LSB/ISB/FSK, Part of AN/ARC-161

 

 

RT-841 Receiver-transmitter, 30-76MHz, 920 channels, 50kHz spacing, FM, 1.5-4W, 13VDC from mil-type BA-4386 battery, replaced the RT-505/PRC-25, but provides secure voice, part of AN/PRC-77, AN/VRC-64, and AN/GRC-160 sets

 

 

SC-88 (R-320/FRC) Army Signal Corp version of the AR-88;  14-tube super heterodyne, 3 IF stages

1941

 

SCR-549 Army Signal Corp version of the Block 1 & 3 Airborne television transmission set

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

   
SCR-550 Army Signal Corp version of the Block 1 & 3 Airborne television receiver set

[web:  http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/mil_television_history.html ]

   
SCR-718 Radio set, TO: 16-40SCR-718-3

 

 

SCR-718A Radio set, TO: 16-40SCR-718-3

 

 

SCR-718AM Radio set, TO: 16-40SCR-718-3

 

 

SCR-718B Radio set, TO: 16-40SCR-718-3

 

 

T-180/FR Radio transmitter, 2-22 MHz, 1 channel, AM, 7.5 KW, 220 VAC / 50-60 Hz / 3 phase, 122x90x49, RCA ET-4750

[picture http://nj7p.org/millist/pic/t-180.jpg ]

 

 

TDQ Transmitter, CRV-52328 (contract NXss-29644), 115-156 MC, 4-Channel, 45W

[web:  http://www.de220.com/Electronics/Communication/Communications.htm
http://pages.cthome.net/fwc/CRV.HTM ]

ca 1943

 

WS19 Wireless Set No. 19, manufactured by RCA for Canada

[web: http://www.qsl.net/ve3bdb ]

[web: http://webhome.idirect.com/~griffith/ws19.htm ]

ca 1942

 

 

Web Sites:

http://www.armyradio.co.uk Army Radios for sale
http://bama.sbc.edu/rca.htm "BoatAnchor Manual Archive" - on-line manuals
http://home.cfl.rr.com/happysurfer/ham/boneyard.htm 
http://home.cfl.rr.com/happysurfer/ham/bone1995.htm 
1998 Boneyard Radio Price Guide - Used ham gear prices (by AF4K)
1995 Boneyard Blue Book (by KQ4BY)
http://www.nostalgiaair.org  Downloadable schematics, manuals;  tubes;  forums, etc.
http://webhome.idirect.com/~jproc/rrp/biblio.html Bibliography, HMCS Haida website
http://www.sarrio.com Raymond Sarrio Company (manuals - purchase)
http://radioblvd.com/hamgear.htm  Western Historic Radio Museum, Vintage Ham Gear, 1930 - 1955
http://www.agtannenbaum.com A. G. Tannenbaum (manuals - purchase)
 

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