Generators and Powering Field Sets

AN/GRC-109 “Special Forces” Radio Set

UPDATED 5/18/17:  Probably my favorite “Black Radio” despite its few quirks. The “COOL METER” is Pegged on this one… They were used extensively from the early 1950’s (as the RS-1) […]

GRC-109 / GRC-9 Battery Operated Power Supplies

UPDATED 2/9/17 Both the GRC-9 and GRC-109 used the BA-48 battery to power their respective receivers as an option.  When operated from the various dynamotor, vibrator or AC supplies, the […]

Field Power: Honda EX-1000 RF Noise Problems & Other Alternatives

UPDATED 2/1/17 Honda EX-1000 Generator: I have been running several field radio systems from a Honda EX-1000 generator for AC power. (Technically, it’s an Alternator, not a Generator and that […]

Solid State Dynamotor

UPDATED 1/2/13 When I got the A.R.C. Type 12 Radio Set working, I did not have a suitable dynamotor, let alone the correct one, a D-10A.  Anxious to get it […]