TRANSARCTIC MF/HF Transceiver

SPECIFICATIONS:

RF Power: 45 to 70 watts depending on mode and frequency.
Frequency range:

Receiver  - 180 to 520 KHz and 600 KHz  to 13 MHz
Transmitter - 375 to 500 KHz and 1.5 to 13 MHz.

Frequency stability: 0.1% on MF; 0.02% on HF
Alternate designation:  RTS 302
For additional specs, please refer to this document.

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Transarctic photo courtesy Marconi Marine International
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This is the radio office in the old RMS Darwin (ZDLC) taken in November 1972. The device in the rightmost rack is the Transarctic transceiver. (Photo by Brian Summers)

Contributors and Credits:

1) http://www.rnmuseumradarandcommunications2006.org.uk/MERCHANT%20SHIPS%20AND%20RFA%20FITS.pdf
2) Brian Summers, co-curator of the new Falkland Islands Museum. <brian.summers(at)horizon.co.fk>

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