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Diversity Switch MA-168

Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Racal Engineering (Racal Instruments) Ltd., Bracknell
Year: 1965 ?? Category: Miscellaneous (Other, Various) - see notes
Main principle ZF/IF 100 kHz
Wave bands - without
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 100-125; 200-250 Volt
Loudspeaker - - No sound reproduction output.
Power out
from Model: Diversity Switch MA-168 - Racal Engineering Racal
Material Metal case
Shape Rack
Dimensions (WHD) 483 x 46 x 460 mm / 19 x 1.8 x 18.1 inch
Notes The Diversity Switch is connected to two identical RA-17 / RA-117 receivers, in cases of fading, the stronger signal of the two receivers is automatically switched to the aufio output.
The unid is mainly aimed at RTTY reception, thanks to an internal BFO CW a,d also AM reception is possible.
Variants: MA-168: meters indicate Signal level and activity of receivers;
MA-168B: green cathode ray indicator indicates active channel / receiver, meters show signal strength in both receivers.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 5.9 kg / 12 lb 15.9 oz (12.996 lb)
Mentioned in Racal Handbook, Rinus Jansen

Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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