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BC-1255A VHF receiver

 BC-1255A Signal Corps U.S. Army Heterodyne VHF monitor.

 OrderNo. 674 DAY-44 Ser. No. 543

 Manufactured by R.L. DRAKE COMPANY– OH., USA 1944

 3 tubes: 2 x VT-212 (858) - 1 x VT-172 (1S5)

             - The military <vt-172, civil 858 tube is directly-heated filament-cathode triode with the following pinout:

                Pin 1: f+      Pin 2: a     Pin 3: g        Pin 4: f-       Pin 5: f (ct) - used as cathode connection.

                The military VT-212, civil 1S5 tube.

 Frequency coverage: 70-150 MHz

 Powered by battery: 2 x 45 Volts (90 Volt) and 1 x 1,5 Volt

 Dimensions: 6” x 6” x 6” (6” cube).

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Last updated: February 10, 2012