• Year
  • 1961–1969
  • Category
  • Commercial Transmitter & Receiver (TRX not Amateur)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 141716

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 Technical Specifications

  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common)
  • Wave bands
  • Short Wave (SW only)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Other, details in remarks or not known.
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Radio Set AN/GRC-109 - MILITARY U.S. different makers
  • Shape
  • Miscellaneous shapes - described under notes.
  • Notes
  • AN/GRC-109:
    A so called clandestine- agent or spy radio set as well as an emergency TX/RX set, for military use and the CIA.
    The complete radio set AN/GRC-109 consists of three units:
    Radio Transmitter T-784/GRC-109, Radio Receiver R-1004/GRC-109,
    Power Supply PP-2684/GRC-109 or
    Power Supply PP-2685/GRC-109 (PP-26851/GRC-109),
    there are also several accessories like antennas, CN-690/GRC-109 voltage regulator for use with optional hand-cranked generator G-43/G, a 12 V car battery PA-109 Power Adaptor by Nems & Clarke 12 V and the GRA-71 Burst Encoder (for Morse Code Burst Transmissions) known.
    The set is technically based on the RS-1 constructed 1948/50 by the Admiral Corp. In the GRC-109, the transmitter T-784 comes with a GRA-71 burst coder connector on the front panel.
    The later AN/GRC-109A produced by Oklahoma Aerotronics comes with a carrying handle, hasp-typie lid fasteners, the dial window is integrated in the front panel and not screwed and the whole cabinet is more rugged.
  • Mentioned in
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (May 1962 Department of the Army Technical Manual TM 11-5820-474-14)
  • Author
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