Aircraft Radio Receiver BC-224-H

MILITARY U.S. (different makers for same model)

  • Year
  • 1938–1945 ??
  • Category
  • Commercial Receiver (may include amateur bands)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 273126

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 9
  • Main principle
  • Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 915 kHz; 1 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 13 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Wave Bands given in the notes.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Powered by external power supply or a main unit. / 14 Volt
  • Power out
  • 0.5 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Aircraft Radio Receiver BC-224-H - MILITARY U.S. different makers
  • Shape
  • Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 18 x 9 x 10 inch / 457 x 229 x 254 mm
  • Notes
  • Band 1 - 6: (MHz)

    0.2 - 0.5
    1.5 - 3.5
    3.5 - 6.0
    6.0 - 9.5
    9.5 - 13.5
    13.5 - 18.0
    200 - 500 kc band added.

    Made by: RCA Mfg. Co. Inc. Camden, NJ.

    Signal Corps Order: 824-WF-42.

    The bomber Superfortress B-29, baptized "Enola Gay", featured this type of receiver on its mission from Aug. 06,1945.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 41 lb 0 oz (41 lb) / 18.614 kg

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