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Phillips RT-4600 30 Watt VHF Transceiver

Phillips RT-4600 30 Watt VHF Transceiver
SKU 1633
Weight 15.00 Kg
Equipment Grade Grade 2
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Phillips RT-4600 30 Watt VHF Transceiver
The Phillips PRC/VRC-4600 family of modular radio equipment is designed to be very configurable and can easily be adapted to different roles by adding or removing units. The RT-4600 is the successor to the successful RT-3600 family of radio equipment and was in service with the Dutch army during 1980-90?s.

The equipment consists of a number of basic units which can be combined into various configurations, ranging from a simple low powered man-pack to a complex 30 Watt vehicle or Tank configuration as well as radio repeater roles. Various configurations make for greater tactical flexibility.

Duplex working, retransmission, intercom, telegraph facsimile, medium speed data transmission, are all possible with this radio station depending to the units used. Advanced circuitry, rugged and 100% solid state construction assures easy, reliable and trouble-free operation under severe combat operations.

Frequency Range 30-76 MHz, Channel Spacing 25 kHz, 1840 Channels, Modulation FM ?F3?, Selectable Power Output 2.5, 10 and 30 Watts, Supply Voltage 24VDC @750 mA on receive and 5A on high power transmit. 150 Hz tone or Noise operated Squelch.

The configuration on offer forms the 30 Watt high power VRC-4623 radio station intended for stand alone, Vehicle or Tank installations.

The units are in exceptionally good condition and look almost new. The units that can be supplied are as follows:

1) Transmitter / Receiver Radio Type RT-4600
2) RF Power Amplifier unit Type AM-4600
3) Loudspeaker / Control unit Type AF-4620
4) Power Supply unit PP-4621
5) Mounting Type MT-4620

With the additions of the following units (Not Supplied) the basic RT-4600 radio can be converted to low powered man-pack operation.

BX-4600 Battery box, BB-4600 Ni-Cad Battery pack, BG-4600 Carrying harness, AT-892 Short antenna, AT-271A Long antenna, AB-591 Antenna support, H-189 /GR Handset.

Brief features of the RT-4600
* Full electronic tuning.
* Easy operation.
* Compatible with NATO and US VHF FM radio systems.
* Efficient logistics due to compact modular design.
* Wide Transmitting coverage of minimum 40 km on 30 Watts.
* A unique separate mode for data transmission.
* High reliability under most severe combat and environmental conditions.
* Flexibility of the system ensures fast field installation.
* Easy, low-cost maintenance.
* Audible alarm warning facilities.
* Complies with DEF standards.
* Intercom, external and field telephone facilities.

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Phillips RT-4600 30 Watt VHF Transceiver
Phillips RT-4600 30 Watt VHF Transceiver
Phillips RT-4600 30 Watt VHF Transceiver