• Year
  • 1965
  • Category
  • Military Equipment (not Re, Tr or RXT)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 247421

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 2
  • 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
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: AN/VRC-47 - 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-47 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.

    The AN/VRC-47 system consists of RT-524A/VRC transceiver, R-442 auxiliary receiver (to monitor a second channel while operating on another frequency), the Mounting MT-1029 for RT-524 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)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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