or RS 1/5 UD 42) - Specialized VHF receiver for direction
finding and radio measurements. Covered 90.0...470.0 MHz, A1 / A2 / A3 and F1 / F2 / F3. Designed by Technical laboratory
of Dr. Rohde and Dr. Schwarz (nowadays Rohde & Schwarz
GmbH & Co. KG). Manufactured from 1942.
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receivers have been used by German submarines to monitor the 200 MHz band
searching for the radar signals of approaching British bombers primarily in the
Bay of Biscay where German Navy (Kriegsmarine) had five large submarine shelters
along French coast.
British and American bombers switched over to 10-cm radars (3 GHz),
"Samos" receivers have become obsolete as submarine