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This mobile and fixed station is part of the Clansman- Radio- Series * of the British Army.
It is a tactical band radio.

It was developed and built in the 70s by "Marconi Space and Defence Systems".

It was the most advanced and versatile radio of this period. It could be used for speech and data transmission, with additional equipment the transmissions could be encoded.

It was used as well as mobile and as fixed station.

The housing is watertight.

It has a channel spacing of 25 or 50 kHz, and thereby could work together with all FM- radios of all countries, like for instance PRC-25, PRC-77, SEM-25, SEM-35- to mention only a few.

It is a synthesizer- radio with a mechanical and manually switched frequency control.

A system test is built in, results are shown on a measuring instrument.
The output stage uses tubes, teh ATU is driven by a motor.

The collection has the following accessories for the Clansman- Series:
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The Clansman- series
was used by the British Army from 1976 to 2010.
It should provide communication between headquarters and fighting forces. It consists of 9 (or 10) radios and their accessories. (The PRC-350, in some sources. is not mentioned under "Clansman").
The radios are:

HF radios:
  • UK/PRC 316
  • UK/PRC 319
  • UK/PRC 320
  • UK/VRC 321
  • UK/VRC 322

    Tactical band radios:
  • UK/PRC 349
  • UK/PRC 350
  • UK/PRC 351/352
  • UK/VRC 353

    UHF- radio:
  • UK/PRC 344

    30 ... 75.975 MHz


    Technical Data:
    HF- output:
    100 mW, 1W, 15W, 50 W , switched from the front plate.
    1840 @ 25 kHz
    920 @ 50 kHz
    Frequency step:
    25 or 50 kHz
    more than 50 km
    fully automatic
    21.5 .. 34V DC
    Power consumption:
    receiving: 3 A
    Transmitting: 10 A
    Measurement and weight:
    b 245 x h 220 x d 336 mm; 23 kg