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PRC-90-2 Aircrew Survival Radio

ACR See riser card.  Electronics

Freq. range: 243 and 282 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc.  Data rates: Voice and Beacon Weight: 670 grams Power output: 500 to 750 mW minimum Dimensions: 180 x 89 x 114 mm

Notes: Over 50,000 manufactured for customers worldwide by several manufacturers

PRC-9651 Multiband VHF-UHF

Aselsan

Freq range: 30 to 512 MHz Data rates: 64 Kbps w/ new SK9600A waveform Weight: 1.5 kg Power output: up to 5 Watts VHF (Very High Frequency) The range of electromagnetic frequencies from 30 MHz to 300 MHz. , 4 UHF (Ultra High Frequency) The range of electromagnetic frequencies from 300 MHz to 3 GHz. In the U.S., analog television has used UHF channels 52 to 69 in the 700 MHz band.  Dimensions: Subject to final design

Notes: First multi-band radio offered by Aselsan

RT-5114 Personal Subscriber Terminal

Aselsan

Freq. range: 225 to 400 MHz Data rates: 64 Kbps full duplex packet data Weight: 1.5 kg with battery Power output: 4 Watts Dimensions: 75 x 210 x 49 mm

Notes: Integral part of Aselsan's 5100 Istar (Integrated Services Tactical Radio)

Combat Survivor Evader Locator

Boeing

Freq. range: Csar plus 406 MHz Data rates: Csar messaging only Weight: 900 grams Power output: Not Released Dimensions: 200 x 80 x 45 mm

Notes: US Department of Defense to acquire 44,000 radios during full rate production

URX URX Under Road Crossing (British Railway)  3000 GPS

Cubic Defense Systems

Freq. range: 225 and 300 MHz Data rates: Csar messaging only Weight: 652 grams Power output: 2 Watts data, 750 mW voice Dimensions: 152 x 76 x 38 mm

Notes: Compatible with the AN/ARS-6 detection system

RF20

Dicom

Freq. range: 25 to 146MHz Data rates: subject to connection with DT13 data terminal Weight: 1.1 kg with battery Power output: 1 or 2 Watts Dimensions: 91 x 217 x 43 mm

Notes: In service with Slovakia and Czech Republic--waveform used in Rohde & Schwarz' M3TR M3TR Multiband, Multimode, Multirole Tactical Radio System  

Panther P

Elprof

Freq. range: 30 to 88 MHz Data rates: 9.6 Kbps with FEC See forward error correction.

FEC - Forward Error Correction
 Weight: 900 grams without battery Power output: 100 & 500 mW, 2 & 5 Watts Dimensions: 165 x 75 x 46 mm

Notes: License produced from Racal since 1977

AN/PRC-112G Hook 2

General Dynamics Decision Systems

Freq. range: 118.5 to 124.5, 225 to 320, 340 to 360 and 406 MHz Data rates: Csar messaging only Weight: 900 grams Power output: 100 mW and 1 Watt Dimensions:196 x 98 x 53 mm

Notes: Over 11,000 have been sold worldwide

RF-5800M-HH

Harris RF Communications

Freq. range: 30 to 512 MHz Data rates: 16 Kbps Weight: 1.1 kg with battery Power output: 5 Watts Dimensions: 224 x 67 x 37 mm

Notes: Hand-held companion to the 'M' multi-bend manpack transceiver family

RF-5800V-HH

Harris RF Communications

Freq. range: 30 to 108 MHz Data rates: 16 Kbps Weight: <1 kg Power output: 5 Watts Dimensions: 224 x 64 x 41 mm

Notes: Small lightweight version of Falcon II

Spearhead

ITT ITT Initial Teacher Training (UK)
ITT I Think That
ITT Invitation To Tender
ITT Individual Time Trial (professional cycling)
ITT Intention-To-Treat
ITT In This Thread (forums) 
 

Freq. range: 30 to 88 MHz Data notes: 16 Kbps Weight: 500 grams including battery Power output: 100 mW, 2 Watts Dimensions: 155 x 65 x 45 mm

Notes: Operates Sincgars waveform using Type 1 crypto and is JTRS JTRS Joint Tactical Radio System
JtRS Just The Right Shoe
JTRS Just the Right Size
JTRS Johnson Technical Reports Server
JTRS Joint Tenancy with Right of Survivorship
JTRS Jefferson Township Rescue Squad
 compliant. Battery life 8 hours

H4855 PRR PRR Pennsylvania Railroad
PRR Prairie (street suffix)
PRR Production Readiness Review
PRR Policy Research Report (Worldbank)
PRR Pattern Recognition Receptor (immunology) 
 

Marconi Selenia

Freq. range: 243 and 282 Data rates: Voice and Beacon Weight: 670 grams Power output: 500 to 750 mW minimum Dimensions: 180 x 89 x 114 mm

Notes: Over 50,000 manufactured for customers worldwide by several manufacturers

EPLRS EPLRS Enhanced Position Location and Reporting System (also seen as EPLARS)  Microlight microlight or microlite
Noun

a very small private aircraft with large wings

microlight nultraligero

microlight n
 

Raytheon

Freq. range: 420 and 450MHz Data rates: 57/6 to 525 Kbps Weight: 450 grams w/a power supply Power output: 5 Watts with battery Dimensions: 128 x 70 x 26 mm

Notes: Launched December 2004 at Land Warrior industry exhibition

SRR SRR Short-Range Radar
SRR System Requirements Review
SRR Shaped Round Robin (queuing protocol for Cisco routers)
SRR Special Reconnaissance Regiment (British Army)
SRR Split Ring Resonator
 330

Saab Communication

Freq. range: 24 to 2.4835 MHz Data rates: Typically 64 Kbps Weight: 300 grams including battery Power output: 100 mW Dimensions: 128 x 28 x 73 mm

Notes: Basis for Thales' new Solar radio

Sarbe G2R G2R Got to Run  

Signature Industries

Freq. range: 406, 121.5 & 22 to 200 MHz Data rates: Csar messaging Weight: <850 grams Power output: 200, 400, 600 mW & 5 Watts Dimensions: 186 x 78 x 42 mm

Notes: Compliant with AN/ARS-6 detection system upgrades

PNR-500

Tadiran Communications

Freq. range: 400 to 450 MHz Data rates: 9.6 Kbps Weight: <300 grams including battery Power output: 250 mW minimum Dimensions: 110 x 65 x 40 mm

Notes: Selected for Israeli soldier modernisation programme

PRC-710

Tadiran Communications

Freq. range: 30 to 88 MHz Data rates: 16 Kbps Weight: <750 grams Power output: 250 mW to 5 Watts Dimensions: 180 x 75 x 55 mm

Notes: Field life of 15 hours using a lithium ion battery--survives two-hour, one-metre immersion

PRC-434G/SV

Tadiran Spectralink

Freq. range: 225 to 300 & 121.5 MHz Data rates: Csar messaging only Weight: <850 grams Power output: 100, 950 mW & 2 Watts Dimensions: 154 x 85 x 45 mm

Notes: 'G' denotes inclusion of GPS facility

PRC-148(V)(C)

Thales Communications

Freq. range: 30 to 512 MHz Data rates: 16 Kbps Weight: 868 grams with battery Power output: 100 & 500 mW, 3 & 5 Watts Dimensions: 215 x 67 x 39 mm

Notes: In widespread use in USsocom and allied Spec Ops learns, Jem has same specifications

PRC-1060-1070-1080

Titan Systems

Freq. range: 30 to 88MHz Data rates: Voice only Weight: 1.2 kg with battery Power output: 100 mW, 2 & 30 Watts Dimensions: 254 x 89 x 44 mm

Notes: PRC-1060 has no encryption other than a voice scrambler A device or software program that encrypts data for security purposes. See scramble. , -1080 offers built-in frequency hopping and encryption
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