- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
- 1942–1945 ?
- Commercial Receiver (may include amateur bands)
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- alternative name: RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 735 kHz; 14 AF stage(s)
- Wave bands
- Wave Bands given in the notes.
- Power type and voltage
- Line / Batteries (any type) / 117; 234 / 6 & 250 Volt
- - This model requires external speaker(s).
- Power out
- 2.5 W (unknown quality)
- Metal case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: AR-88-LF - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
- Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 490 x 280 x 490 mm / 19.3 x 11 x 19.3 inch
General purpose communications receiver with crystal filter, low frequency version of AR-88 (AR-88D). Frequency coverage 73 kHz to 550 kHz (Bands 1 and 2) and 1,480 kHz to 30,500 kHz (Bands 3 to 6). Tube types above are listed only once. Manufactured in Canada, used by Royal Canadian Air Force. Also supplied to the UK and the USSR by Lend-Lease Act in 1942-1945. See also CR-91 (CR-91A).
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 41 kg / 90 lb 4.9 oz (90.308 lb)
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Reception Sets AR88D and AR88LF. EMER E772, Telecommunications. 31 Mar 53.
- Model page created by Valery Gromov. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 5023 models, 3022 with images and 4062 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
The model AR-88-LF is part of the collections of the following members.