|20-Watt HF Manpack Radio,
manufactured by Tadiran
Manpack, HF, SSB/CW transceiver, uses LSI micro-miniaturized circuit design & it's claimed to be the first use of this technology in a radio of this type. The radio features a built in automatic antenna tuner that will load a very wide variety of antennas from standard VHF whip to long wire types. It can transmit voice, data, & use various COMSEC equipment. Additionally it can be combined with various accessories to provide higher power (PRC-105), vehicular (GRC-213) & 400 watt vehicular (MRC-138) or base (GRC-193) operation.
Frequency selection is accomplished via a six place push-button panel switch, a field change provides for LCD display & dual direction frequency control. The receiver/exciter unit alone (RT-1209) is used as the heart of several HF mobile, portable, & base systems. Operates 2-30MHz in 100cps steps, for a possible 280,000 frequencies. RF power output is rated at 20 watts, USB/LSB. Requires 12.5v derived from internal (7ah batteries) or external source. Size 2 5/8"h x 12"w x 10 1/5"d, 19.8lbs (with battery box, handset & whip antenna). Accessories include AS-2259 (transportable antenna) (AT-271 can be used for backpack portable operation), AT-129 whip spring base, AM-6874 amplifier/antenna coupler, CY-8291 transit case, H-250 or H-189 handset, CY-7541 battery box, KY-872 CW Key, KG-65 secure device, AM-7152 audio amplifier/24v power supply(part of GRC-213), AM-6879/URC audio/RF amplifier/power supply/FSK converter (MRC-138 or GRC-193), MT-2154 & MT-623 (part of GRC-213).