Radio Transceiver [Type C-6287/ARC-51BX]

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Black and yellow coloured square shaped metal radio set control, model C-6287/ARC-51BX. Partnered with Radio Receiver-Transmitter RT-742/ARC-51BX to form full radio set known as AN/ARC-51BX. Military use. Controls, such as volume, on front as well as paper graph under Perspex window used to record channels. On top printed info stating 'CONTROL, RADIO SET C-6287/ARC-51BX ASSY 522-3629-001 13499 MFR 70117' and a partially torn paper sticker. On reverse is metal plate stating model information as well as GB4419, MFR: 70117, 28 VOLTS DC and serial number.
Control has specifications of: 225-399.9 MHz, AM, 3500 channels, 16 watts, 27.5 vdc at 12.25 Amps, Gross weight 32 lbs, Volume 1.1 cu ft, major components: C-6287, ID-1003, RT-742 or RT-742B or RT-742C Used with AT-1108, TM 11-5820-519-35P or 12R2-2ARC51. C-6287 refers to the control box.
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Acrylic/Perspex
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CONTROL, RADIO SET / C-6287/ARC-51BX / ASSY 522-3629-001 / 13499 / MFR 70117 Printed
C-6287/ARC-51BX / 28 VOLTS DC / SER:AA 683 / GB4419 / MFR: 70117 / U.S. Maker's Plate
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Radio Transceiver [Type C-6287/ARC-51BX], 2007.95. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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