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Airborne receiver, made in several versions by manufacturers including:
Belmont Radio - H, K, L, R & S, RCA - B, C & O, Stromberg-Carlson - E, M & P, Wells-Gardner - J, N & Q.

This model has been reported in active service up and until 1957 (possibly even later) by the South-African Air Rescue services in their SA-16 amphibious planes.

Surplus price 1947 in the US: $49.50

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Continuous
Memories
None

Receiver

RX-range
0.2-0.5 / 1.5-18 MHz in 6 bands
Modulations
AM   CW  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
?

Connections

Antenna
Proprietary (military)
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
28 V DC
Current drain RX
3 A max
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
457 × 241 × 267 mm (17.99 × 9.49 × 10.51 in)
Weight
20.00 kg (44.1 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 194x and 194x in USA

Other features

Usage
Air-to-air / air-to-ground communication
Features + options
-
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
5195
MPN
MILITARY-BC-000348

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New and second-hand prices

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  • USD 74.00 ~ USD 0.00

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 145.00 Used / Okay eBay
2019 USD 75.00 Used / Okay eBay
1947 USD 49.50 Used / Okay RigReference

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