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    Wednesday, February 04, 2009

    If only it could talk

    For sale on Ebay 
    e-bay # 140298482727

    AN/GRC-109 Transmitter/Receiver
    1961 - 1969

    This set was developed in the  post WWII period and was initially used by the CIA as the RS-1 (1950-1964).  The GRC-109 was produced from approximately 1961 - 1969).  Used  from Special Forces units until the mid 1970s.  An interesting accessory for this set is the GRA-71 which allowed Morse code burst transmissions to be made at speeds of about 300 WPM.


    Freq. cov. Rx (MHz):
    3-6, 6-12, 12-24
    Tx (MHz):
    3-5.5, 6-9, 10-16, 17-22
    RF Power 12-15 W
    PWR Supply 120/240 VAC
    6 VDC accumulator
    Hand crank generator
    Weight Rx: 9 lbs
    Tx: 10 lbs
    PP-2684: 24 1/2 lbs
    Tubes Rx 4x1T4, 1x1L6, 1x1U5
    Tubes Tx 1x6AC7, 1x2E26



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