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Dual Diversity Terminal RA-103

Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Racal Engineering (Racal Instruments) Ltd., Bracknell
Year: 1960 ?? Category: Commercial Receiver (may include amateur bands)
Main principle Superhet, double/triple conversion; ZF/IF 40000/2500 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 100-125 / 200-250 Volt
Loudspeaker - For headphones or amp.
Power out
from Model: Dual Diversity Terminal RA-103 - Racal Engineering Racal
Material Metal case
Shape Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
Dimensions (WHD) 630 x 1680 x 685 mm / 24.8 x 66.1 x 27 inch
Notes Radioteletype receiving station, consisting of two RA-17 receivers, two RA-70 Frequency Converters (which convert the IF from 100 kHz to 14 kHz), a Plessey PV78B Converter to drive a telex machine.
Each of the receivers can be used to tune in the "mark" and "Space" signals of a RTTY signal separately, the 3rd IF signal is further converted from 100 to 14 kHz, the converter with a CRT tube displays the RTTY "tuning cross" and drives a Telex machine.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 163 kg / 359 lb 0.5 oz (359.031 lb)
Mentioned in Racal Handbook, Rinus Jansen

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

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