• Year
  • 1965
  • Category
  • Military Equipment (not Re, Tr or RXT)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 247420

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 2
  • Number of Transistors
  • -1
  • Semiconductors
  • Main principle
  • Transceiver
  • Wave bands
  • VHF incl. FM and/or UHF (see notes for details)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Storage Battery for all (e.g. for car radios and amateur radios) / 24 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: AN/VRC-12 - MILITARY U.S. different makers
  • Shape
  • Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 280 x 160 x 330 mm / 11 x 6.3 x 13 inch
  • Notes
  • AN/VRC-12 Mobile radio: Military transceiver covering 30-52,95 MHz (Band A) / 53-75,95 MHz (Band B), 920 channels with 50 kHz channel spacing, FM (F3), output power 1 - 3 (low power) or 35 W (high power), standard and subaudio tone (150 Hz) operated squelch. 10 Channel presets.

    The AN/VRC-12 system consists of RT-246A/VRC transceiver, R-442 auxiliary receiver (to monitor a second channel while operating on another frequency), the Mounting MT-1029 for RT-246 and the Mounting MT-1898 for the auxiliary receiver. Standard vehicle antenna is the AT-912 whip antenna with the antenna tuning unit MX-2799

    The system was produced by several U.S. manufacturers and also by Tadiran, Israel.

    The set was used by U.S. Army in Vietnam and several other armed forces, in Switzerland it carried the designation SE-412.

    It was the successor of the AN/GRC-3 - AN/GRC-8.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 26.4 kg / 58 lb 2.4 oz (58.15 lb)
  • Mentioned in
  • -- Original-techn. papers.
  • Author
  • Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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Das militärische Funksystem AN/VRC-12 wurde in verschiedenen Konstellationen vorwiegend in Fahrzeugen eingesetzt.

Verschiedene Gerätesätze des AN/VRC-12 - Systems
 

RT-246A/VRC
10 presets

RT-524A/VRC
speaker
R-442A/VRC
auxiliary receiver
AN/VRC-12 1   1
AN/VRC-43 1    
AN/VRC-44 1   2
AN/VRC-45 2    
AN/VRC-46   1  
AN/VRC-47   1 2
AN/VRC-48   1 2
AN/VRC-49   2  

Zu den System gehören jeweils als Zubehör Bordverständigungsanlagen und verschiedene Kontrollgeräte.

Im TM 11-5820 werden die Gerätesätze in allen Einzelheiten beschrieben.

Lieber Gruss Martin Bösch

Martin Bösch, 21.Jan.14

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