Does anyone have info or experience with using an AN/PRC- on amateur bands?
I do. 80 meters was a simple matter of adding crystals for TX/RX and peaking the stages per-the manual. At the time I also crystalled in for the BBC ( long dead on that and most frequencies, these days, I am afraid. ) and use it in AM with great results. I think I remember I had to mod it for forty meters, but a published spec on one site says it goes to 8 MHz another to only 6 MHz: I believe the '6' is correct. Power is going to require a home brew solution; 24'ish VDC for the transmitter power amplifier and 4.5 (?) for the receiver. This is from memory and it's bee a long time. Mine came from Oz - surplused out from the very physically fit fellows in Perth ;-)
>RadioRay ..._ ._
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