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Larkspur O Box
The Larkspur O Box allows 2 headsets to be connected to a radio set. A volume control is provided.
M-29/U Microphone
100 Ohm carbon microphone element in a plastic case with push to talk switch and connecting cord terminating in a U-77/U connector.
£22.50 (Approximately US$ 28.80)
MP-65 Vehicular Mast Base
MP-65 Mast base for MS-116, MS-117, MS-118 or AB-21, AB-22, AB-23, AB-24 mast sections. Spring action with 4 * 3 diameter ceramic insulator. Antenna connection is on the bottom of mast base. Requires a 2 diameter mounting hole.
£32.50 (Approximately US$ 41.60)
Old Style Remote 2-Wire Hand Set
The old style Remote Handset can be used to remotely operate the following Clansman radios, PRC-320, PRC-351/352, VRC-321/322, VRC-353, PRC-344 as well as some older Larkspur radios. The remote handset can either be directly connected to the radio using a short wires or remotely connected to the radio up to 3 Km using D-10 telephone cable. It can also be connected to a Clansman vehicle control harness. Supplied in good working condition, Grade 2.
£28.50 (Approximately US$ 36.48)
P-126 Receiver/Transmitter
The Russian P-126 is a small short range VHF FM transceiver. Manufactured in 1962 it is a ruggedly constructed light weight battery operated radio. It was used by Russian and East German Army's as a manpack set for short range Platoon to Company communications.
£105.00 (Approximately US$ 134.40)
P-147N Receiver
The Russian P-147N is a very small 4 channel Crystal Controlled short range VHF FM receiver. It was used as a manpack set for Platoon communications. Frequency range 44.0-51.8MHz in 100kHz. 100kHz channel spacing. Fully transistorised with thick film technology. Powered by 6-7.5V rechargeable battery or external 9V dry batteries. Sizes 58 * 45 * 126mm.
£95.00 (Approximately US$ 121.60)
Passive Oscilloscope Probe Type M-12X1
The Oscilloscope Probe Type M-12X1 is a miniature X1 passive probe intended for use with a wide range of oscilloscopes. These probes were manufactured to the highest specification in England for use in the military workshops and have a NATO Stock Number Z4-6625-99-726-2877. The probes modular construction facilitates simple field replacement of the major parts (see dismantling section below). The probe is supplied Brand New with a complete range of accessories.
£10.00 (Approximately US$ 12.80)
PRC-349 Module 5
PRC-349 brand new spare Discriminator Module number 5. NATO Part Number 5820-99-643-8404.
£12.50 (Approximately US$ 16.00)
PRC-6 Crystal Pair
Crystals for the American PRC-6 sold as matched pairs. (No choice on Frequency).
£16.50 (Approximately US$ 21.12)
PRC-6/6 Miniature Tube Set
Spare Tubes for the German PRC-6/6 radio. This set include the following miniature tubes in new condition.4* DF61, 2* 1AD4, 1* 5672, 1* 5678, 1* 6397. Total 9 tubes.
£43.50 (Approximately US$ 55.68)
PRC-77 Back-Pack VHF Radio
The AN/PRC-77 is a light weight Synthesised VHF man-pack radio. Solid state construction with 2 Watts power output. The radio provides 920 channels in 2 VHF frequency bands 30-52.95 MHz, and 53-75.95 MHz FM. These PRC-77 Radios have a channel spacing of 25 KHz. Requires 12.5-15 Volts DC @800 ma. Frequency selection by front panel knobs, frequency display by digital mechanical read-out.

The radio is supplied in good tested condition and includes the battery box with D Size Battery Adapter, Back-Pack and H-189 Handset, but no antenna!
£325.00 (Approximately US$ 416.00)
Pressure Indicator
These were removed from British Military aircraft's. They indicate pressure in PSI (Pounds per Square Inch) and the scale is market from 20 to 0 X100, with the indicator needle starting at 20.
£22.50 (Approximately US$ 28.80)
R-1051B HF Communications Receiver
From the mid 1960's through to the 1990's the R-1051 and its variants were the HF receiver of the choice for the U.S. NAVY. Easy to operate it was the work horses of every ships radio room. The receiver was used in all Navy ships from patrol boats through to carriers. With its amazing stability, it was tune and forget!

R-1051B Radio receiver, frequency range 2-30 MHz, 2-4 microvolt sensitivity, direct digital frequency synthesis, 0.1 KHz tuning increments, modes of operation USB, LSB, ISB, AM and FSK. Bandwidths: 3.1 and 6 KHz depending to operating mode. Operates from 115 VAC 48-450 Hz 55 Watt. Made in USA by General dynamics.

The R-1051B is a Triple conversion Superheterodyne HF receiver. Solid state construction except for two 6BZ6 tubes, which are used as the RF amplifiers in the front end delivering excellent performance and immunity to signal overload. The receiver is isolated against signal leakage to prevent enemy detection of the local oscillators.

The frequency selection is done by turning mechanical decade knobs. The Mhz stage is tuned by an internal motor. Frequency stability is 1X10-8 per day! The B model has a 100 Hz synthesizer which can be unlock for accurate tuning.

The receiver is supplied tested and operational Grade 2. Grade 3 Untested may also be available, please E-Mail for details.

R-1051B Receiver Specifications:
Frequency Range: 2.0 to 29.9999 MHz in 0.1 kHz increments
Receiver Type: Triple conversion Superheterodyne
Frequency Stability: 1 part in 10 to the 8th power per day
Frequency Accuracy: plus or minus 0.5 Hz at 5 MHz
Modes of Operation: LSB, USB, ISB, AM, CW, and FSK
Sensitivity: 1 uV for 10 dB (S + N / N) in SSB mode, 2 uV in CW and FSK modes, and 4 uV in AM mode
Receiver IF: First IF 20 or 30 MHz, second IF 2.85 MHz, third IF 500 KHz
IF Rejection: -75 dB
Image rejection: -80 dB
Bandwidth: SSB, 3.2 KHz, AM and CW, 7 KHz
Antenna: 50 ohm impedance
Power Consumption: 55 watts
Power Requirements: 115 VAC 48-450 Hz
Audio output: 60 mV (minimum) into 600 ohm balanced, two local headsets connections
£375.00 (Approximately US$ 480.00)
R-1155 W.W.II. Lancaster Bomber Receiver
The R-1155 was the standard radio Receiver installation in W.W.II Lancaster bombers. Used by the British Royal Air Force. The receiver was used to provide communications, direction finding and homing functions. Using 10 tubes, it was the companion receiver to a T-1154 Transmitter.
R-216, R-209 Head Set
Part Number ZA-28659, has 2 Pin rubber plug. Intended for use with British R-216, R-209, and other similar radios.
£25.00 (Approximately US$ 32.00)
R-4 Receiver
1.5 - 12.5 Mhz, with PSU.
£225.00 (Approximately US$ 288.00)
R-442/VRC VHF Vehicle Radio Receiver For M-151 Mutt Jeep, Humvee
The R-442/VRC is a VHF FM radio receiver working in the 30-75.95 MHz range and has 920 channels.This receiver is part of AN/VRC-12 vehicle radio station, typically used in M151 Truck, Utility: ?-Ton, 4x4 Mutt Jeeps series of vehicles as well as in older Humvee's and Tanks. The radio can be used on its own as a VHF receiver or with the RT-524 as auxiliary receiver. The radio receiver operates from 24-28 VDC @0.75A.

The R-442/VRC is supplied in good working order Grade 2. Some accessories and cables are also available.
£165.00 (Approximately US$ 211.20)
RA-440 Throat Microphone Element Single Transducer Type (Black)
The single transducer type comprises two moulded housings, which are hinged in front of the throat. The leather microphone pads align to the contours of the throat for maximum comfort in use. This assembly is attached to an elastic neck strap incorporating a safety release feature. Although twin housings are mounted on the neckband, only one is fitted with a microphone transducer, the other being a dummy unit. The transducer is a high quality moving iron magnetic type.

Specifications: Transducer type: moving iron. Sensitivity (into 150 ohms load): -51dB nominal re 1V for normal speech. Impedance: 155 ohms ?20% at 800Hz. Frequency response: rising to approx. 2.5kHz for higher intelligibility. Noise exclusion: a white noise sound field of 120dB produces an electrical output 6dB less than the speech output quoted.
£12.50 (Approximately US$ 16.00)
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)
Racal MA-968B Battery Cassette for the Racal TRA-967 Radio Set
This is the Racal MA-968B Battery Cassette for the Racal TRA-967 VHF Radio Set.
These Battery Cassettes take 10* standard or rechargeable "C" sized batteries to power the radio set and is also fuse protected and simply clips on to the bottom of the TRA-967 radio set. These MA-968B Battery Cassettes are supplied in brand new condition, NOS. Available in limited numbers, batteries not included!
£28.50 (Approximately US$ 36.48)
Racal VRM5080 VHF 50 Watt Tank Radio Transceiver
The Racal VRM-5080 is a modern 50 Watt VHF FM Radio Transceiver designed for installation in armoured or soft-skin military vehicles. The radio covers the 30 to 76 MHz frequency band and comes with an integrated control / keyboard unit with a built in Red LED readout display.

The radio incorporates a built-in test sequence which automatically checks transceiver performance and displays results.

A 16 Kbits/s data capability is also incorporated in the transceiver and options extend the facilities to include built-in pseudo-white-noise encryption of both data and speech.

The front panel which is removable provides full-control over a simple serial data line. It can be relocated and mounted anywhere on a tank with a radio located in the hull or a similar remote position. The control panel also provides control of two radios from a single remote position.

The control panel enables selection of operating frequency and up to nine pre selected channels as well as encryption codes and the transceiver mode. An alphanumeric display gives read-out of frequency and status.

First announced in September 1979, the VRM5080 was in production by Racal Radio Ltd in Reading, England for users worldwide and by Kapsch for the Austrian Army. These radios are supplied in good used condition, tested and operational Grade 2.

Mode: F3E narrowband FM simplex
Frequency range: 30-76 MHz
Number of channels: 1841 with 9 pre-programmable
Channel Spacing: 25 kHz spacing
Power Output: High Power: 50 Watts, Medium Power: 10 Watts, Low Power: 5 mW
Power Supply: 24 V DC (nominal) negative earth
Power Consumption: high power: 7.5 A max, low power: 1.5 A max
Temperature Range, Operating: -40 to + 70?C
Temperature Range, Storage: -40 to + 70?C
Weight: 13.5 kg

Download Technical Manual

£164.50 (Approximately US$ 210.56)
RT-524 Handle Protectors
RT-524 Handle protectors screw on to the left and right side of the RT-524 Radio transmitter. It provides additional protection to the radios existing handles. They can also be used if existing handles are missing or broken.

The handle protectors are supplied in pairs left and right side and are in used condition, as removed from radios.
£16.50 (Approximately US$ 21.12)
RT-524/VRC VHF Vehicle Radio Station For M-151 Mutt Jeep, Humvee
Receiver-transmitter, FM, 30-74.95MHz, 50 KHZ spacing, 920 channels. Manual tuning version of RT-246/VRC with built-in loud-speaker. The RT-524/VRC is the major part of AN/VRC-12 vehicle radio station typically used in M151 Truck, Utility ?-Ton, 4x4 Mutt Jeeps series of vehicles as well as in older Humvee's and tanks.

Operates from 24 VDC vehicle battery or power supply. Transmitter output power 8W (low) and 35W (high).

Noise-operated squelch as well as an advanced tone-operated squelch (150 Hz) is provided. The tone squelch provides reliable retransmission when two receiver-transmitter are used as an automatic relay station.

The AN/VRC-12 is a combat-proven vehicular radio set that lends its self particularly well to applications of tactical deployment and specific operational missions because of their ability to be assembled into various configurations and of being installed on most types of military vehicles such as M-151 Mutt Jeeps, Humvees, heavy armour, etc.

The RT-524 is supplied in good working order Grade 2. Some Accessories and cables are also available.

£365.00 (Approximately US$ 467.20)
RT-77/GRC-9 Backpack or Vehicular Transceiver
The AN/GRC-9 Radio Station is a low-power radio transmitter and receiver that was used in either ground or vehicles applications. Made in USA or under licence in Germany and France.
Receiver Section, covers 2-3.6, 3.6-6.6, and 6.6-12 MHz continuously tuneable in 3 bands AM-CW, 456 KHz IF, 200 KHz Calibration Points. AF and RF Gain Controls and Headset jacks. Tubes 2* 1L4, 3* 1R5, 1* 1S5, 1* 3Q4. May require a new grid bias battery. Requires 1.4 VDC @450ma and 105 V @20ma.
£275.00 (Approximately US$ 352.00)
Russian P-105D, P-108D, P-109D Receiver/Transmitter
The P-105D, P-108D, and P-109D family of manpack transceivers were manufactured by the Russians in the early 50's and are very similar in looks to WWII German radios that they were based on!

These radios were used by Russian and East German armies to provide radio communication within the Division at all levels down to Company HQ, Infantry and Artillery. Operating in one continuous band, output power is approximately 1.2 Watts. Modulation FM. Power was provided by two sets of 2.4V rechargeable batteries which are no longer available. This radio is a P-105D with metal case, frequancy range VHF 36-46.1 Mhz. Supplied in very nice untested condition with some accessories!
£250.00 (Approximately US$ 320.00)
Russian P-105M Receiver/Transmitter
The P-105M transceiver was developed in the early 60's by the Russians as a replacement for the P-105D, family of manpack transceivers. Used by Russian and East German armies, primarily by Infantry for Company to Battalion communication. the radio operates in one continuous band with output power of approximately 1 Watt. Modulation is FM. Powered by two sets of 2.4V rechargeable batteries which are no longer available. Supplied in very nice untested condition with some accessories!.

P-105M VHF 36-46.1 Mhz.
£235.00 (Approximately US$ 300.80)
Russian Radio Antenna Mast Base
Clamp on antenna mast base as used with Russian P-105D, P-108D, P-109D series of radios when mounted on a vehicle or a Ural military motorbike with side car.
£38.50 (Approximately US$ 49.28)
RWA-72M Geiger Counter
Russian made Geiger Counter, used by East German Army. With German writing, operates from a 6V rechargeable battery Not Supplied.
£68.50 (Approximately US$ 87.68)
Ships Speed LCD Display

With red colour Back-Lit display.
£32.50 (Approximately US$ 41.60)
STR37E VHF Aircraft Radio Transceiver
The STR37E VHF Aircraft Radio Transceiver is made by STC Standard Telephone and Cable. It is a small VHF Aircraft Radio Transceiver that can be directly panel mounted in the aircrafts cockpit, easy frequency selection by two large knobs mounted on the front panel. It operates in the frequency range of 116.00 MHz to 135.95 MHz, 400 total channels with 50KHz Channel Spacing. The Squelch and Volume Control along with the ON/OFF Switch are also mounted on the front panel. Transmitter Power Output 1 Watt. It is very nicely constructed with metal chassis. Uses a standart 36 pin Centronics connector on the back panel for DC power and audio interface to speaker / headset and microphone. The radio runs from a standard aircraft 28 Volt power supply.

These radios are supplied in very nice condition and include the test certificate.

The Centronics pin-out is:
Pin-1 Negative & case (GND)
Pin-2 Radio +ve (+28 Volts)
Pin-3 PTT
Pin-19 Panel Bulb +ve (+28 Volts)
Pin-21 & Pin-22 Audio output
£150.00 (Approximately US$ 192.00)
Telephone Set J
The field telephone set type J is a light weight 2 wire portable telephone set built into a metal case, the top of which can be closed without interference with the the instrument inside. It was used by British Army for field communication. The Telephone set J operates by batteries which are no longer available. Built in hand generator to ring the other phone. Supplied in good condition but untested as we don't have batteries.
£45.00 (Approximately US$ 57.60)
Throat Microphone Element Twin Transducer Type (White)
The twin transducer type incorporates two microphone housings on a flexible rubber moulded cable assembly designed to fit comfortably without undue pressure. Two microphone elements are fitted so as to provide maximum sensitivity where this is required.

Specifications: Transducer type: moving iron. Sensitivity (into 300ohms load): -50dB re 1V for nominal speech. Total impedance: 300 ohms. Frequency response: rising to approx. 2.5kHz for higher intelligibility. Noise exclusion: a white noise sound field of 120dB produces an electrical output 6dB less than the speech output quoted.
£12.50 (Approximately US$ 16.00)
TR-PP-11 Receiver/Transmitter
Six channel, 47-55.4 MHz, FM, Walkie-Talkie, 500 MW output, crystal controlled. Supplied with Antenna but no crystals. The crystals may be available separately, please enquire.
£65.00 (Approximately US$ 83.20)
UK/TRC-471 Transportable UHF Radio Relay Equipment (Triffid)
We now have in stock some UK/TRC-471 (Triffid) equipment. Various units of this system is available. Please email for details.
Vintage 8mm Cine Aerial Reconnaissance Camera
These 8mm Cine Film Cameras were used on board British Military Aircraft for Reconnaissance purpose. The cameras are made by FUJI Photo Optical Co. in Japan for the Royal Air Force. Nato Number 1240-99-727-7420. Model Fujinon Single-8 FG-8.
£38.50 (Approximately US$ 49.28)
Wireless Set B44 MKIII
The B44 is a British VHF AM man portable transceiver which was part of Larkspur range of military radios. It was used for communication within light Anti-Aircraft regiments. Frequency range 60-95MHz with three crystal controlled channels. RF output 3 Watts AM and an operating range of up to 15 miles. Supplied Grade 3 Un-Tested condition.
£75.00 (Approximately US$ 96.00)
Wireless Set No. 19 Connector 12 Pin
This is the original Wireless Set Number 19 power supply and junction box connector. The Connector has 12 pins and is supplied in new condition complete with connector hold-down spring.
£24.50 (Approximately US$ 31.36)
Wireless Set No. 19 Counter-Poise No.2 MKII
This is the very rare No. 2 MKII Counter-Poise antenna for the Legendary WWII British radio station Wireless Set No. 19. The Counter-Poise has four wire segments which is laid like a cross underneath the radiating antenna. The four wires go to a central location to the radios earth terminal to provide a artificial ground plane. Each wire segment is 340 Cm 134 Inch Long.

Supplied in good condition considering they are about 60 years old, supplies are limited.
£25.00 (Approximately US$ 32.00)
Wireless Set No. 19 Key and Plug Assembly No. 9
Morse Key for use with Wireless Set Number 19, supplied in good condition complete with canvas straps.
£38.50 (Approximately US$ 49.28)