AT-1 and AT-7 Transmitters
The AT1 and AT-7 transmitters were made for the RCAF by Canadian Marconi and intended for airborne use. An AT-2 receiver was paired with the AT-2 receiver on 12V. The AT-7 was the 24 volt version of the AT-1 and was paired with the AR-6 ( 24 VDC) receiver.
Type: RCAF 10D/1267
Modes: CW/MCW/ Voice. Six selectable tones on MCW.
Frequency Range: 1.5 to 20 MHz (plus 375 and 500 KHz) for the transmitter and
140 to 400 KHz plus 480 KHz to 21 MHz for the receiver.
Power Output: 15 watts
Frequency Control: Two channels: "A" MF and "B" HF which can be either master oscillator or
crystal controlled. This set uses 3 prong crystals.
Tube lineup: 3 x RK-39, 1 x 6J5 and 1x 6H6
Primary power: 12 or 24 VDC. The operating voltage is printed on the front panel.
One application for these radios found its way into the Blackburn Shark aircraft.
In another application, the AT-1 radio was fitted into boats of the RCAF marine squadrons.
|AT-1 transmitter. (Photo by Jerry Proc)|
|Bottom view. (Photos in this table via E-bay)|
|With AT-1 fitted in the carrying case.|
|Carrying case markings.|
|Carrying case photos via E-bay|
Contributors and Credits:
1) Observations on the RCAF AT1/AR2 by Dave Lawrence, VA3ORP http://www.qsl.net/ve3bdb/at1ar2.html
2) Copy from E-bay which accompanied the AT-1.
3) Tom Brent <navyradiocom(at)gmail.com>