The " banana "
might be the probably most well-known of these old devices, also called " the forerunner of the Handys ". PRC-6/6 is a German Development from the American PRC 6. Today, there are no longer batteries for this set. A relatively rare converter, operated by mono cells is however available. Hint: Seeing is buying!
is a portable radio of small output for communication over short distances. Operating mode is F3, type of modulation is FM.
It can work together
with: RT-68, RT-70, PRC-10,
It can be used with or without telephone handset.
- Frequency range:
47... 54.4 MHz.
6 of any given channels can be selected by replacement of an xtal and retrimming from 85 channels. They must at least be 100 kHz apart.
- Here you find the battery testset: AN/PSM-13
Here you find: modern power supplies
A chart shows the mobile and portable radios that can work together and the frequencies;
Link to the chart:
The "bananas" in the collection
- Mass + weights:
- Radio: L/b/h: 37.5 x 12.1 x 10.8 cm, 2.2 kg.
- Transmitting power
- 250 mW
- Frequency departure:
- + - 15 kHz.
- under 1,0 UV with signal-to-noise ratio 20 dB
- Type of modulation, operating mode
- FM, F3
- Parts of the radio:
- Radio, telephone handset H-33 E/pt.
- Battery BA-270/U; Voltages: +1,5 V, -4,5V, +45 V, +90 V,
Alignment after inserting new crystals