- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Hallicrafters, The; Chicago, IL and Arlington/Grand Prairie, TX
- Commercial Transmitter (TX not Transceiver)
- Radiomuseum.org ID
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Wave bands
- Wave Bands given in the notes.
- Power type and voltage
- Alternating Current supply (AC) / 105-125 Volt
- Metal case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: HT-4 / BC-610 - Hallicrafters, The; Chicago,
- Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 29 x 37 x 19 inch / 737 x 940 x 483 mm
Operation on any frequency in the 160 through the 10 meter bands, the most notorious transmitter of its time, because of its many military applications during WWII, 450 watts CW, 325 watts AM crystal-controlled unit, the military number for the HT-4 is BC-610, the "A" through "F" models are the same basic unit with relatively minor component and cosmetic differences, price for the HT-4F was 1041 USD . 1942 price for HT-4 was 795 USD. Tube complement of military BC-610: VT107, VT-115, VT100, VT-100, VT-220, VT-95, VT-95, VT-218, VT-218, VT-139, VT139, VT-139, VT-145, VT145, VT-46(A), VT-46(A).
Operating frequency determined by plug-in tuning units and final coils (up to three at once) in addition to FT-171B crystals.
Speech amplifier HT-5(H), BC 614.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 178 kg / 392 lb 1.1 oz (392.07 lb)
- Price in first year of sale
- 795.00 USD
- Source of data
- Radios by hallicrafters
- Mentioned in
- The Radio Amateur's Handbook 1942; Cat.sec. p 24
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Radio Shack Catalog (1940, p.6)
- Model page created by a member from D. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
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All listed radios etc. from Hallicrafters, The; Chicago, IL and Arlington/Grand Prairie, TX