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Iraqi PRC-638 VHF Radio From the Gulf War
Back-pack VHF, FM transceiver. These PRC-638 Radios were built in Italy by IRET for the Iraqi Army, which was then ran by Saddam Hussein. These Radios were captured from the Iraqi Army, features include digital synthesis. Four rotary knobs select the operational frequency of the radio, Arabic text on the dials. Modular construction for easy field service. ATU operates in the receive mode with either 1 or 3 Meter whips. Operates 30-76 Mhz in 25Khz steps for a possible 1840 channels. RF power output is a selectable 4 Watts high or 100mw Low. Requires 12 VDC @ Max 1.5 Amps.

This radio is supplied in nice condition, with the canvas bag, but no other other accessores. A real collectors item!
£235.00 (Approximately US$ 300.80)
Racal MA-4230A Morse Encoder and Racal MA-4231 Morse Decoder
These Racal MA-4230A Morse Encoder Unit and the Racal MA-4231 Morse Decoder Unit were originally made by Racal for Iraqi Army before the Gulf War and have Arabic letters on the keypad.

The units are supplied as a pair, one MA-4230A Morse Encoder and one MA-4231 Morse Decoder and in very good condition, like new. Also included is the MA-4230 CD-ROM user / workshop manual.

The MA-4230A Morse Encoder Unit enables a message to be transmitted in Morse code. The Morse message is entered using an alpha-numeric keyboard therefore no knowledge of the Morse code is necessary to operate the unit. The MA-4231 Morse Decoder decodes the Morse code being received and displays it one letter at the time on its red dot matrix display or sends it to a printer. Both units are powered by an internal rechargeable battery which provides approximately 16 hours use without recharging. The case fully sealed and waterproof.

Message entry is done via the keyboard which contains forty three Arabic alpha-numeric tactile keys, including SP space and seven function keys. Three indicators are provided showing when power is available, data is being emitted, and when the store is nearly full. The power indicator extinguishes when the battery voltage is low, and when the unit is switched off.

1024 character, non-volatile electronic memory Message store, Normal Transmission speed of 15 w.p.m. and High Speed 120 w.p.m. Keyed Tone Data output - Normal frequency: 1.0kHz. Amplitude: 20mV ? 3dB from 300 source. Contact closure Data output - normal speed only Contact rating 0.5A max.

£125.00 (Approximately US$ 160.00)