UK/PRC-320Transceiver, hand crank, battery 24V, 1 Ah or
Transceiver, battery 24V, 4Ah
is a British solid state HF radio of the Clansman *- series, developed and built by
Plessey enterprise. The landrover mounted version is the UK/VRC-321.
It is used by patrols and special units and (due to the handbook) provides connections by ground wave up to 30
and by sky wave up to 320 km. In reality it works worldwide on skywave.
The carrying frame is meant for:
The radio can also be carried proteted in a special rucksack.
In Ex- Yugoslavia ( where this radio comes from) it was called
"KORNJACA = Turtle".
The PRC-320 comes in three versions:
PRC-320L: LSB, AM, CW (in the collection)
PRC-320: USB, AM, CW
PRC-320/1: LSB and USB, AM, CW.
Existing accessories for the Clansman- Series are:
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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:
Tactical band radios:
- Frequency range:
- 2 ... 29.999 MHz
- HF- output:
- 30 or 3 W; AM: 7.5 W
- Channel spacing:
- 100 Hz
- USB, AM, CW wide (2900 Hz), CW narrow ( 400 Hz)
- SSB / CW narrow 1.7µV @ 20 dB
- AM 7.5 µV @ 20 dB
- Rod antenna 2.4 meters: 30 km
- Dipole antenna: 320 km
- Powered by:
- 20 ... 32 V
- Power consumption:
- Receiving 175 mA
- Low HF output 1.2 A
- High HF output 2.5 A
- 24 V NiCad
- Measurements and weight:
- 330 x 250 x 90mm, 11 kg
- Year of issue:
- Replaced by:
- the "Bowman"- series