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Radio Receiving Set Type BC-14 A (SCR-54A)

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For model Radio Receiving Set Type BC-14 A (SCR-54A), DeForest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co. (De Forest); New York
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  DeForest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co. (De Forest); New York
alternative name
 
Lee De Forest Mfg.
Year: 1918 Category: Military Equipment
Main principle Crystal or Solid State Detector
Tuned circuits 2 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries
Loudspeaker - For headphones or amp.
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Radio Receiving Set Type BC-14 A - DeForest Radio Telephone &
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
Dimensions (WHD) 320 x 215 x 220 mm / 12.6 x 8.5 x 8.7 inch
Notes

US Army, covers 200-600m, push-button operated buzzer, catwhisker detector.

The BC-14A Crystal receiver manufactured for the U.S. Army Signal Corps by de Forest, Liberty Electric, Wireless Specialty Apparatus, General Radio, and Marconi Wireless.

It was part of the SCR-54A artillery spotter outfit.

The field outfit containing the BC-14A radio was designated Type RC-1, and it was available from the supply sergeant of the artillery battery to which the wireless man was assigned. It consisted of:

  • The radio itself
  • 1 ST-5 carrying strap
  • 2 P-11 headphones
  • 4 DC-1 crystals (3 as spares)
  • 3 M-14 crystal springs (2 as spares)
  • 1 hank W-20 stranded wire
  • 2 BA-4 batteries to power the tuning buzzer
  • 1 TL-2 screwdriver set to put everything together.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 6 kg / 13 lb 3.5 oz (13.216 lb)
Collectors' prices  
Source of data - - Data from my own collection

Model page created by Helmut Schrammel. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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