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R-392 HF Receiver
The R-392/URR is the perfect HF Ham Radio receiver for everyday use. It is built to high US military specification to withstand battlefield conditions. A very sensitive HF receiver for the amateur radio enthusiasts who likes to operate the proper old fashioned way. It tunes SSB very easily and sounds great on AM!

R-392 Basic Specifications
Frequency Range: 0.5-32 MHz
Operating Voltage: 24-28 VDC
Size: (W*H*D): 283*293*365 mm
Modes of Operation: AM/CW
Current Drain: 3 Amps Max
Bandwidth: 2, 4 and 8 KHz
Impedance: 50 Ohms

The R-392/URR is the little brother of the famous Collins R-390 receiver, it is designed by Collins and built under licence by a number of manufactures including Collins Radio Company, Philco Corporation, Western Electric and Stewart Warner.The R-392/URR is essentially a R-390 that is re-packaged in a water resistant case. It is ruggerised and is made more compact than the standard R-390 for use in military vehicles and field command posts.It operates from 24-28 Volt DC @ 3 Amps. The radio is very silent in operation as it does not use any vibrators, dynamotors or other noisy voltage converters. The R-392/URR Receiver provides continuous tuning and covers 0.5-32 MHz in 32 bands. AM, CW (Voice or Tone) and SSB using BFO for product detection, Three Bandwidth settings 2, 4 and 8 KHz. Calibration points is provided every 100 kHz throughout its range. The radio can be used as a stand alone receiver or as part of a two-way radio set with a T-195 Transmitter. This configuration was called the GRC-19.

Front Panel Controls:
Function Switch (Off, Stand-By, Normal, Limiter, Net and Squelch), Mechanical Digital Tuning Dial, Carrier Level Meter, Megahertz Control, Kilohertz Control, RF Gain-Squelch Threshold Control, AF Gain Control, Antenna Trimmer Control, BFO Control, BFO Pitch Control, AGC Switch, Dial Zero Control, Dial Lock Control, Bandwidth Switch, Dial Dimmer Switch.

Front Panel Connectors:
One IF and two Audio Connectors, one BNC Antenna Connector and one push-on Antenna Connector, Power Connector (Power Pins A & D +24VDC, Pin E is Ground).

The R-392 HF Receiver is supplied tested and working with a LS-166 Loud-Speaker and a reproduction Operators Manual.
SCR-528 W.W.II Sherman Tank Radio Station
The SCR-694 radio station as used in many W.W.II US Armoured Fighting Vehicles, such as M3, M26, M5 and the famous M4 Sherman Tank.

The radio station operates from 12 Volt vehicle battery supply and includes the BC-603-D Radio Receiver 1942 dated, BC-604-D Radio Transmitter 1945 dated, CH-264 Spares Parts Box and the FT-237-C Vehicle Mount 1942 dated.

BC-603-D Radio Receiver 20-28MHz, FM, IF 2.65MHz, continuous tuning and 10 presets channels, has squelch facility with a built-in loud-speaker, uses 10 tubes.

BC-604-D Radio Transmitter 20-28MHz, FM, 20 Watts output, 10 crystal channels, uses 8 tubes.

The radio is available in good condition but untested and includes some accessories, such as spare tubes and crystals.
MH1 Headset and Helmet
Manufactured by Marconi Secure Radio in Portsmouth, England.
The MH1 Headset with Helmet are designed for use with the Clansman vehicle radio sets such as VRC-321, VRC-322 & VRC-353 and in Vehicle control harness. It will also work with Clansman man-pack radios. The MH1 weighs approximately 650 grams and is designed to be worn with virtually all types of headgear. The helmet is easily detachable from headset. The earpieces are linked with head, neck and chin straps, all of which are adjustable to optimise fit and comfort for the wearer. The standard MH1 comprises a headset fitted with a cable connector assembly for attachment to a pressel switch assembly and an omni-position boom micro-phone. The microphone is of the pressure gradient (noise-cancelling) type. Each earpiece features an adjustable shutter device designed specifically to attenuate environmental noise. Supplied as brand new Grade 1.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION HEADSET
Earphone Type: Rocking Armature, fully tropicalised.
Earphone Sensitivity: 120 dB relative to 20 uPa for 1 mW at 1 kHz (each earphone).
Earphone Impedance: 300 ohm + 25% at 1 kHz (each earphone).
Microphone Type: Miniature Dynamic, noise-cancelling, fully tropicalised.
Microphone Sensitivity: -69 dB relative to 1 V/Pa open circuit at 1 kHz.
Microphone Impedance: 300 ohm + 20% at 1 kHz.
Operating Temperature Range: -30 to + 70 'C.
Relative humidity: 95% at + 35 'C.
Plug and cables: supplied with 800 mm cable terminated in 7 Pin Clansman plug.
Weight: 650 grams.
Airlite 62 Pilots Head-Set
The Airlite 62 pilots headsets are made by Clement Clarke International Ltd, in England and are available with normal or noise cancelling microphones and/or with PTT switch. The headsets are little used and are in good condition. CAA approval number WR603.
AirLite-62- Head-Set and Microphone with standard 6 pin jack plug.
AirLite-62NC- Head-Set with Noise cancelling Microphone, standard 6 pin jack plug.
AirLite-62NC/PTT- Head-Set with Noise cancelling Microphone, PTT Switch and standard 4 pin jack plug.
Racal Clansman Head Set and Microphone
Clansman Head Set and Microphone, a comfortable to wear headset that was designed primary for in vehicle use. Has Clansman 7 pin Audio Plug.

Works with Clansman vehicle harness and radios such as VRC-321, VRC-322, VRC-353 as well as man-pack radios such as Clansman PRC-319, PRC-320, PRC-344, PRC-349, PRC-350, PRC-351, PRC-351M, PRC-352.

The headset requires a Pressel Switch Box Assembly Push To Talk Switch which is not supplied but is available separately. NSN: 5965-99-661-6806.
Clansman Pressel Switch Box Assembly
The Pressel Switch Box Assembly is for use with Clansman Infantry and B Vehicle headgear, AFV Crewman's Helmet and Staff Users Headset. It consists of a pressel box with push-to-talk switch, clothing clip and long connecting wire terminating in a 7 Pin quick snatch Clansman plug.
Racal Clansman Head Set and Microphone
Head Set and Microphone, has Clansman 7 pin Audio Plug. Modern version of above. Works with most Racal Clansman radio equipment with Clansman 7 pin Audio Plug.
Racal Clansman Head Set
Part Number 5965-99-222-3783. Head Set , has Clansman 6 pin Audio Plug. Used with British 931 Syncal 30, and other similar radios with Clansman 6 pin Audio Plug.
Racal Clansman Head Set and Throat Microphone
Part Number 5965-99-901-2377. Head Set and Throat Microphone with Clansman 7 Pin Audio Plug. Lead has a Push to Talk Switch. Intended for use with British PRC-349 and other similar radios with Clansman 7 pin Audio Plug.
Head Set and Microphone
Head Set and Microphone, has old Larkspur 6 pin Audio Plug. Push to Talk Switch on the lead. Used with British C11/R-210, C-13, C-42, C-45 radio stations, and other similar radios.
RA-400 Cougar Fist Microphone
The RA-400 Speaker/Microphone is made from impact resistant black plastic. The unit is water resistant with a Push to Talk Switch and Antenna socket. The Lead has Antenna plug and 7 Pin Clansman Audio Plug. The unit is designed to provide reliable two-way communications with a wide range of PMR, handheld radios and communication systems, including the Cougar secure radio system, and Clansman Radio Equipment that has a 7 pin Audio Connector. The microphone's design is optimised for hand-held operation and for minimum inconvenience to the user's clothing when in stand-by mode. The RA400 is supplied with an earphone socket, Ear Piece not Supplied enabling discrete reception of incoming signals. The case includes a spring steel clothing clip.
RA-250 Modern Style Clansman Hand Set
The RA-250 is the modern style Clansman Hand Set. Has Clansman 7-Pin Audio Plug. Can be used with all Clansman radio equipment such as PRC-319, PRC-320, PRC-344, PRC-349, PRC-350, PRC-351, PRC-351M, PRC-352. It also works with Clansman vehicle radio sets such as VRC-321, VRC-322, VRC-353.

The handset is made from impact resistant olive drab or black plastic and is water resistant with a Push to Talk Switch. Supplied in Grade 2 tested and working condition.
H-39 Standard Clansman Radio Hand Set
Standard Clansman H-39 radio hand set. Has Clansman 7-Pin Audio Plug. Made from impact resistant black plastic, the unit is water resistant with a Push to Talk Switch.The H-39 Hand Set can be used in a Clansman vehicle harness and with all Clansman radio equipment such as the PRC-319, PRC-320, PRC-344, PRC-349, PRC-350, PRC-351, PRC-352, VRC-321, VRC-322 and VRC-353.

Supplied in good working order. NSN: 5965-99-620-5669.
H-189/GR Hand Set
H-189/GR Hand sets for use with most American radios such as PRC-25, PRC-77, RT-524, R-442, PRC-600/RT-601 and lots of other radios. Comes with a U-229/U connector and is made with black impact resistant plastic. Supplied in very good condition.
H-4800/40 Latest Issue Clansman Hand Set
H-4800/40 New issue Clansman hand set, made from hard olive drab rubber with a Push to Talk Switch. Durable and water resistant, has Clansman 7-Pin Audio Plug. Can be used with most Clansman/Racal radio equipment which have the 7-Pin Audio Plug ( PRC-349, etc.).
Racal Clansman Hand Set
Clansman Hand Set , has Clansman 6 pin Audio Plug. Used with British 931 Syncal 30, A-14, and other similar radio sets with Clansman 6 pin Audio Plug.
Hand Set
Hand Set, has old Larkspur 6 pin Audio Plug, and Push to Talk Switch. Used with British C11/R-210, C-13, C-42, C-45 radio stations, and other similar radios.
Larkspur Microphone
Larkspur Microphone with old Larkspur 6 pin Audio Plug. Used with British C11/R-210, C-13, C-42, C-45 radio stations, and other similar radios.
JB-4615 Audio Cable Adapter
JB-4615 Audio Cable Adapter for use with the RT-4600. Can also be used with the PRC-25,77,68, 126 as well as many other radios with U-183/U Connector.

Converts the audio socket U-183/U on the RT-4600 and similar to one U-79/U and one U-183/U type sockets.
T-17 Microphone
Carbon granule microphone with push-to-talk switch, available in metal or black plastic, for use with BC-1306, GRC-9, and other radio sets. Includes cord with PL-68 Plug.
H-33/PT Handset
Handset H-33/PT is a combination microphone and ear piece and push to talk switch in a plastic case. Connecting cord terminates in a U-77/U connector. Microphone impedance 40 Ohms, ear piece 300 Ohm.
LS-166/U Speaker
The LS-166/U is used with the older style military radio sets which have a U-79/U audio connector. Speaker is permanent magnet cone type producing 3 Watts in to 8 Ohms, and is coupled through a sealed, 8 Ohms to 600 Ohms impedance transformer. Frequency response 300Hz to 7Khz, Field or vehicular use modes switch. The connecting cord is terminated with a U-77/U connector.
SP-253 Speaker
French made, SP-253 Loudspeaker is used with the older style military radio sets which have a U-79/U audio connector. Speaker is permanent magnet cone type producing 3 Watts in to 8 Ohms, and is coupled through a sealed, 8 Ohms to 600 Ohms impedance matching transformer. Frequency response 300Hz to 7Khz. 3 position mode switch 600 Ohm @50mw, 600 Ohm @500mw, and 8 Ohm @500mw. Water proof cast aluminium construction intended for Field or vehicular use. The connecting cord is terminated with a U-77/U connector.
LS-7 Loudspeaker
LS-7 for use with BC-1306, GRC-9 or other radios. Permanent magnet type loudspeaker, with a 4 diameter cone and 4000 Ohm matching transformer in metal box. Includes cord with PL-55 Plug.
Clansman Loud-Speaker PM Free Standing
A free standing Clansman loud-speaker with volume control. The speaker can be connected directly to all Clansman radio equipment such as PRC-319, PRC-320, PRC-344, PRC-349, PRC-350, PRC-351, PRC-351M, PRC-352. It also works with Clansman vehicle radio sets such as VRC-321, VRC-322, VRC-353.

Supplied in good condition. NSN: 5965-99-117-6264.
Tuner RF Aerial Number 6
This RF antenna tuner units are used with Larkspur C-42 radio stations. Supplied in good condition, including some cables.
Rejector Unit VHF Number 3
The rejector unit number 3 is used in multi-set vehicle installations to reduce interference. It is used with the Larkspur B-47, B-48, C-42, C-45 radio stations. Supplied in good condition, including some cables.
AT-272A Flexible Goose Neck
The AT-272A is the flexible antenna section for use with PRC-8, PRC-9 and PRC-10 and other portable radios. The goose neck is used with the AT-272A Tape antenna and can be bent to any position. Overall length 21Cm.
AT-272A Tape Antenna
The AT-272A Tape Antenna is for use with PRC-8, PRC-9, and PRC-10 and other portable radios. The antenna is very flexible and would not easily break. Total length 75.5 Cm.
AB-129 Semi-Rigid Antenna Base
The AB-129 is a semi-rigid antenna base for use with PRC-8, PRC-9 and PRC-10 and other portable radios. The antenna base is used with the AT-271A long antenna rod and can be slightly bent to any position, acting as a shock absorber for the long antenna. Overall length 19.4 Cm.
AT-271A Long Antenna Rod
The AT-271A long antenna rod is for use with PRC-8, PRC-9, and the PRC-10 and other portable radios. The antenna sections are connected together with steel wire and is made-up of seven sections totalling just over 3 meters in length. The antenna rods are to be used with AB-129 Semi-Rigid antenna base.
Clansman VHF Automatic Antenna Tuning Unit TUAAM BCC-543
The Clansman BCC-543 VHF Automatic Antenna Tuning Unit or the TUAAM is used with Clansman VRC-353 and other Clansman VHF radio sets such as the PRC-351 and PRC-352 Man-Pack radios in vehicle roles using an Initiate Box.

The ATU is normally fitted inside the Land Rovers wing antenna box and automatically matches the selected frequency to the antenna to give optimum performance and achieve maximum range with the radio set. All Tuning and matching functions are carried out automatically by sensing the antenna impedance at the required operating frequency. NSN: 5821-99-630-6156. Supplied in good condition.
Clansman PRC-350 Selective Unit RF 2 Watt SURF
The Clansman Selective Unit Radio Frequency SURF 2 Watt for use with the Clansman PRC-350 VHF radio set. The SURF is used when more than one radio is used in close proximately and prevents one radio interfering with the other radio. The SURF is then tuned to give optimum performance and achieve maximum range with the radio set. NSN: 5820-99-630-6154. Supplied in good condition.
Clansman Antenna Wire Element Metal Spool
Designed to be slung over a tree or similar objects for a quick basic antenna for a radio set. Wire is wound on a Metal Spool with pull out handle and wire guide. Made for Clansman radio equipment. NSN: 5820-99-620-7373. Available in good used condition.
Racal Antenna Wire Element Plastic Spool
Made by Racal Antennas Ltd. in England. Designed to be slung over a tree or similar object, for quick basic antenna for a radio set. Wire and stays are wound onto a Plastic Spool. NSN: 5820-99-117-7440. Available in used condition.
Racal TRA-967 Short Antenna
Short antenna rod for the British TRA-967 and other similar radios. Antenna is made up of 6 Sections with a total length of 102 Cm when fully extended, antenna sections are connected together with a springy cord. Racal part number 711152.
Racal TRA-967 Long Antenna
Long antenna rod for the British TRA-967 and other similar radios. Antenna is made up of 8 Sections with a total length of 248 Cm when fully extended, antenna sections are connected together with a steel wire. Racal part number 712136.
Racal Vehicle Antenna
Supplied brand new in 2 sections. Total length 240 Cm.
Vehicle Antenna Rod Set for Landrovers & Jeeps (Same as MS-116, MS-117 & MS-118 Antenna Rods)
This is the standard vehicle antenna rods that were fitted to many military vehicles such as the British Landrovers using the Clansman radios and American Jeeps.

The antenna rod sets are supplied as a set of three 1 meter 3 feet painted copper-coated steel antenna rods. The rods are sequentially screwed into one another and extend to 3 meters 9 feet.

Up to two extra bottom section rods can be added to extend height to 5 meters 16 feet total.

The antenna rods would fit the following American antenna mast bases, MP-65, AB-22, AB-24, as well as most British mast bases such as the Clansman Base Aerial Support No. 31 and NATO vehicle antenna mast bases. American part number for the rods is MS-116A, MS-117A, MS-118A.

The standard set is supplied as a set of 3 rods, extended rodset is also available, please choose below. The rods are supplied in good used condition, grade 2.
MP-50 Antenna Mount
MP-50 Antenna mounting bracket with 2 diameter mounting hole. For mounting AB-15 or MP-65 type antenna mast base to military vehicles or other flat surfaces.
MP-68 Ground Plane Mast Base
Ground plane antenna when used with combinations of AB-21, AB-24, MS-116, MS-118. Whip masts installed as three radiating elements and one vertical. Has 3 diameter ceramic feed-through insulator with UHF connection. A clamp allows installation on top of 1.6 diameter masts.
Base Aerial Support
Base Aerial Support
Base Aerial Support
5820-99-9490981, British made antenna mast base for British equipment and military vehicles.
British Army Morse Key Trainer
Made by Irwin Desman Ltd. in England, NSN 6940-99-219-2848. These keys were used by the MOD in the training of new radio operators. The unit uses 2 standard 9 Volt PP3 Batteries. Built in sounder with external speaker jack. Has Tone and Volume adjustment controls. Morse key is fully adjustable and is of sturdy metal construction.
No.1 MKII Morse Key
Morse Key, type YA S414. Plastic version of the KEY, WT-8 AMP enclosed in a metal housing for use with a field radio.
J-37 Morse Key
Morse key for use with GRC-9, BC-1306 and other war time radios. Complete with spring type leg strap.
J-37 Morse Key Desktop Version
Morse key for use with GRC-9 and other W.W.II Radios. Can be mounted on a table top.
British Navy Morse Key
Just in!, another one of these great Morse Keys.

These Morse keys were manufactured in England in the 1950's for the British Navy. It is a large heavy desk top key and is fully adjustable and very enjoyable to use. On / Off Switch is provided on the front. The key is supplied in very good used condition.
Clansman Robust Vehicle Morse Key
The vehicle and fix station robust Clansman Morse Key. It is used with the VRC-321, VRC-353, can also be used with Clansman back-pack radios such as PRC-319, PRC-320 when used in a stationary role. The cable terminates with a 7 pin standard Clansman audio plug. It is a great Morse Key to use and can easily be modified and used with other radio equipment. NSN: 5805-99-652-6572. Supplied in good condition.
Clansman PRC-319, PRC-320 Morse Key
These Morse keys are used with the British Clansman PRC-319 and PRC-320 or other Clansman back-pack radios. designed to be strapped to the leg, the cable terminates with a 7 pin standard Clansman audio plug. Can easily be modified and used with other radio equipment. The Belt Buckles are missing from these keys.