• Year
  • 1941–1943
  • Category
  • Commercial Receiver (may include amateur bands)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 94281

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 10
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110/120 50/60Hz Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - This model requires external speaker(s).
  • Power out
  • 2 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: RBG-2 CHC-46140 - Hammarlund Mfg. Co. Inc.; New
  • Shape
  • Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 18.9 x 12.2 x 14.7 inch / 480 x 310 x 373 mm
  • Notes
  • The RBG-2 receiver was produced under contract: NXss 20831 5 January 1943. Main Tuning is identical to the HQ-120X and HQ-129X.
    Band 1: 0.54 - 1.32 MHz; Band 2: 1.32 - 3.2 MHz; Band 3: 3.2 - 5.7 MHz; Band 4: 5.7 - 10.0 MHz; Band 5: 10.0 - 18.0 MHz; Band 6: 18.0 - 31.0 MHz.
    The Bandspread covers Maritime Frequencies instead of Amateur Bands in four bands as follows: Band 1: 4.0 - 4.6 MHz; Band 2: 8.0 - 9.6 MHz; Band 3: 12.0 - 13.6 MHz; Band 4: 15.0 - 18.0 MHz.
    This set has a seperate dedicated loudspeaker model CHC-49154.
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 28.5 kg / 62 lb 12.4 oz (62.775 lb)
  • Source of data
  • -- Original-techn. papers.
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • NAVSHIPS 900,004-IB
  • Author
  • Model page created by Richard MC Clung. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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