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TA-83 C

Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Racal Engineering (Racal Instruments) Ltd., Bracknell
Year: 1965 ?? Category: Commercial Transmitter (TX not Transceiver)
Main principle Superhet, double/triple conversion
Wave bands Short Wave (SW only)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 100-125; 200-250 Volt
Loudspeaker - - No sound reproduction output.
Power out
from Model: TA-83 C - Racal Engineering Racal
Material Metal case
Shape Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
Dimensions (WHD) 630 x 1680 x 690 mm / 24.8 x 66.1 x 27.2 inch
Notes Fixed frequency SSB transmitter, four crystal controlled frequencies (Channel 1 & 2 within range 3 - 6 MHz, Channel 3 within range 6 - 12 MHz, Channel 4 within range 7,5 - 15 MHz); USB/LSB, CW, FSK (optional);
Pout 500W SSB PEP, 400W CW;
transmitter control via LA-105 remote control unit, matching RA-87 fixed frequency receiver.
Set extensively used for UK government services as post, police, civil aviation and on oil rigs.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 272 kg / 599 lb 1.9 oz (599.119 lb)
Literature/Schematics (1) Racal Handbook, Rinus Jansen

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

All listed radios etc. from Racal Engineering (Racal Instruments) Ltd., Bracknell
Here you find 105 models, 50 with images and 11 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.