Equipment from the USA
BC-611-B - Short range handy-talkie HF transceiver, part of
SCR-536. One crystal controlled channel in 3.5...6.0 MHz
band, A3 only, 0.35 W output. Using 1 m long telescoping
whip antenna which could be seen partially extended in our
display. Made by Galvin Mfg Corp. on 1942 contract.
be continued after the picture set...
radios have been designed by Galvin Manufacturing Corporation (now Motorola) in
1940. The first production runs of BC-611-A took place in 1941 to be followed by
BC-611-B in 1942. Elsewhere in our showcases we also have BC-611-F
radio which was manufactured from 1944.
= 92 х 400 х 136 mm. Weight (with batteries) - 2,5 kg. Fully extended whip
length - 945 mm.
five miniature tubes on display that have been employed
in BC-611 radios as well as two dry batteries, BA-37 and BA-38, that went inside