|Year: 1951–1955 ?||Type: Military Equipment|
|Valves / Tubes||13: 5678 2G21 5672 5676 3B4|
|Principle||Transceiver; ZF/IF 4300 kHz; 1 AF stage(s)|
|Tuned circuits||8 FM circuit(s)|
|Wave bands||Wave Bands given in the notes.|
|Power type and voltage||Dry Batteries / 1,5 & 45 & 90 Volt|
|Loudspeaker||- only for Earphone! / Ø 3 cm = 1.2 inch|
|Power out||0.05 W (unknown quality)|
|from Radiomuseum.org||Model: PRC-6 RT-196 / PRC-6 - MILITARY U.S. different makers|
|Shape||Portable set > 8 inch (usable without mains)|
|Dimensions (WHD)||108 x 375 x 121 mm / 4.3 x 14.8 x 4.8 inch|
|Notes||RT-196/PRC-6 is a miniaturized portable handy-talkie for FM-communication over a distance of about 1 mile max.
The working frequency is one crystal controlled channel in the range 47-55,4 MHz. The 43 crystals, increasing 100 kHz frequency steps, are of the CR-23/U type. Operation mode FM (F3)
The internal multi-voltage battery BA-270 feeds the unit.
The antenne is a 51 cm. flat whip and a 50 ohm BNC connector. Telephone and microphone can be switched from internal to a handset H-33(*)/PT. A volume-control is present.
All tubes, exept 3B4, are SQ-subminiature B5. Each tubecode listed once.
The net weight given is inclusive the battery and handset.
This set is now a boat-anchor portophone, but Hams could used it in the 6 meter band.
|Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)||3.2 kg / 7 lb 0.8 oz (7.048 lb)|
|Source of data||-- Original-techn. papers.|
|Mentioned in||-- Original-techn. papers.|
|Literature/Schematics (1)||-- Original-techn. papers. (TM11-296 1951 / TM11-4069 1952)|
Model page created by Jan Terranea. See "Data change" for further contributors.
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