SCR-178

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Overview

Radio set SCR-179 is a low power set for point to point and ground to air communication. This set is identical with radio set SCR-178 except carrying cases have pack saddle hangers.


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Technical Details

Frequency Range
Transmitter 2.4 - 3.7 mHz
Receiver 2.4 - 3.7 mHz
Antenna
27 Ft fish pole with counterpoise
Tuning
MO
Power Source
Radio Generator GN-37 With CD-125
8 and 500 v Dry Batteries as follows
4 - BA-2
4 - BA-23
2 - BA-27
Power Output (watts)
CW - 5
Tone - 3
Voice - 2.2
Range (Miles)
Point to Point
CW - 25
Tone - 20
Voice - 10
Air to Ground
CW - 100
Tone - 75
Voice - 30
Type of Signal
CW, Tone, Voice (AM)

Components

Reference Files

  • TR 1210-21 Radio Sets Type SCR-178 and SCR-179 1937-04-01

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-310

Schematic Diagrams for Maintenance of Ground Radio Communication Set
October 1942


Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-231 Dec. 1941

RADIOSETS SCR-178 AND SCR-179