is a non- tactical handy portable radio of the Army, manufactured since 1996. It was used e. g. by the
Bendix King developed it from commercial portables. Some features (like priority channels and memory scan)
were left out, others
(like programming via key pad) were added.
uses the same housing as PRC-127. It also is programmed via the keyboard, but has two memory banks of 14 channels each.
RT-209/PRC-21 and PRC-127
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- Frequency range:
- 136 ... 160 MHz
- PRC-127: 14 ( 1 memory bank)
- PRC-127A: 28 ( 2 memory banks)
- Channel spacing:
- 25 / 50 KHz.
- Frequency control:
- HF Output power:
- 3 Watts.
- 0.25 µV.
- Power supply:
- AA cells or NiCad- batteries.
- Lid covers keyboard.
- An extra speaker/mike can be used.