|20-Watt HF Manpack Radio,
manufactured by Tadiran
HF, SSB/AM/CW & data transceiver. The PRC-174 is an advanced version of the older PRC-74, manufactured by Hughes Radio and Tadiran Comm. The Basic RT-936 serves as the heart of several portable or vehicular configurations, with optional power levels of 20 to 500 watts.
Features include digital synthesis with six push-button frequency selection, LSB/USB/DSB(AME)/CW(narrow)/CW(wide) modes, & automatic silent tuning. Operates 2-30MHz in 100cps steps for a possible 280,000 channels. RF power output is rated at 20 watts. Requires 22-32vdc supplied by batteries (silver zinc or NiCd rechargeable). Size 2 11/16"H x 10 5/16"W x 11 5/8"D, 12.5 lbs (less battery).
Known accessories/configurations include, compatibility with earlier generation antennas, audio accessories, power supplies, & mountings, also specially designed automatic test sets, & remote control equipment. AM-1760 100 watt amplifier & OA-807 mount (VRC-176). AM-4760 500 watt amplifier & OA-807 mount (VRC-476).