Receivers, Decoders and other Units


I Search

I am looking for the following equipments:
Decoders
  • R&S RTTY FSK Decoder
  • Frederick M-1280 FSK Decoder
  • Harris RF-3466 Digital Decoder

Receivers
  • Any solid-state professional HF / VHF receiver provided it can be remotely controlled
  • Nardeux T.263 HF Receiver
  • Thomson TRC-243C HF Receiver
  • Thomson TRC-294B VHF Receiver
  • Thomson TRC-298A VHF Receiver
  • Thomson TRC-2981 TRC298 Panoramic
  • And any other Nardeux or Thomson CSF receivers


I am also looking for the following items:
  • Thomson TRC-243 following module: IF rejection.
  • Thomson TRC-294A remote control RS232 card GEC122B
  • Thomson TRC-3941 operating/installation manual
  • Thomson TRC-492 operating/installation manual
  • ALC SH-206 TUNER for the SR-209/SR219 receivers

  • AND ALL THE ITEMS PICTURED HERE.
Thanks in advance

I Have

I own these working receivers and decoders. All the HF receivers are connected to inverted vee antennas using two Rohde & Schwarz NV14T multi-couplers. Their audio outputs are routed to the decoders by the way of my remotely controlled audio matrix.
HF Multicouplers
Antennas
  • Home made antennas
  • ALCATEL CELWAVE HF Active Antenna
  • A.R.A BBH150 HF H-Field Antenna
  • Rohde & Schwarz HE002 HF Active Antenna
  • Rohde & Schwarz HA105 HF Active Antenna
  • Rohde & Schwarz AC090 SHF Antenna Dish
  • Rohde & Schwarz GV046 HF Antenna Diversity Unit
  • Thomson CSF AN510 HF Magnetic Loop Active Antenna
  • Dressler ARA-30 HF Active Antenna
  • Dressler ARA-1500 VHF Active Antenna

Panoramic Displays
  • R&S EZP IF panoramic unit
  • Thomson CSF TRC2941HF & IF panoramic unit
  • Thomson CSF TRC3941 HF panoramic receiver
  • Thomson CSF TRC3941B IF panoramic unit
  • Atlantic Electronics SM2110 IF unit
  • Telefunken AEG PAG 728/525 IF unit

Demodulators
  • Watkins Johnson DMS105A Demodulator

Modems
Crypto units
Decoders
  • Thomson TRC469 TTY decoder
  • Thomson TRC1804D TTY decoder
  • Dovetron MPC1000 TTY Terminal Unit
  • Universal Radio M-8000 digital data decoder
  • Pocom AFR-2000 TTY decoder
  • Wavecom W4010 digital data decoder
  • Wavecom W40PC digital decoder
  • Wavecom W61PC digital decoder

RTTY units
HF Receivers
  • COLLINS 651S1
    High-end HF receiver made by the Rockwell Collins division in the early 70's.
    Coverage: 500Khz-30Mhz, 100Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB

  • COLLINS HF2050
    High-end monitoring receiver made by the Rockwell Collins Canadian division in the early 80's.
    The first known DSP design.
    Coverage: 14Khz-30Mhz, 10Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB

  • KATRAN R399A
    Russian high-end monitoring receiver made by Charkow Radio in the early 80's.
    Coverage: 1MHz-32Mhz, 1Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB

  • YAESU FRG7700
  • JRC NRD535D

  • THOMSON CSF TRC243
    High-end monitoring receiver made by the Thomson French company in the late 80's.
    Coverage: 10KHz-30Mhz, 1Hz steps, AM/FM/CW/USB/LSB/ISB/RTTY
  • THOMSON CSF TRC2403
    Preselector made for the TRC241/TRC243 series.
    Coverage: 10KHz-30Mhz, 20kHz steps.
  • THOMSON CSF TRC394C
    Evolution of the TRC394A made by the CSF French company in the mid of the 80's.
    Coverage: 60KHz-30Mhz, 10Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB/ISB
  • THOMSON CSF TRC394B
    HF fixed frequency receiver made by the CSF French company in the late 70's.
    Coverage: 400KHz-30Mhz, 12 channels,100Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB/ISB
  • THOMSON CSF TRC394A
    Fully HF synthetized frequency receiver made by the CSF French company in the late 70's.
    Coverage: 400KHz-30Mhz, 10Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB/ISB
  • THOMSON CSF TRC VLF
    Unknown LF synthetized frequency receiver made by the CSF French company in the 70's.
    Similar but not identical to the TRC361.
  • THOMSON CSF TRC361/RRBM7
    LF synthetized frequency receiver made by the CSF French company in the 70's.
    Coverage: 14KHz-1.7Mhz, 100Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB/RTTY
  • THOMSON CSF TRC180
    HF synthetized frequency receivers made by the CSF French company in the 70's.
    Coverage: 60KHz-30Mhz, Fixed channels, 100Hz steps or VFO, AM/CW/USB/LSB
  • THOMSON CSF RS562/RRBM5
    Nice HF synthetized frequency HF receiver made by the CSF French company for the Navy in the 60's.
    Coverage: 1MHz-30Mhz, AM/CW/USB/LSB
  • THOMSON CSF RS560
    Wonderful HF locked loop frequency HF receiver made by the CSF French company in the 60's.
    Coverage: 1MHz-30Mhz, AM/CW/USB/LSB
  • THOMSON CSF RF520
    HF fixed frequency TTY setup made by the CSF French company in the 60's.
    It integrates two receivers and a diversity FSK decoder with its 20mA current loop.
    Coverage: 100KHz-30Mhz, 6 Xtal channels

  • TELETRON TE-704C
    HF synthetized receiver made by the Pfizner company.
    Coverage: 13-600Khz & 1.5-30Mhz, 10Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB, LC filters
  • TELETRON TE-712B
    HF synthetized receiver made by the Pfizner company.
    Coverage: 0.01-30Mhz, 1Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB, LC filters

  • LMT RR139A
    HF synthetized frequency receiver made by the LMT French company.
    It integrates a really good FSK decoder with its 20mA current loop.
    Coverage: 100KHz-30Mhz, 100Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/FSK

  • NARDEUX T264
    The very last HF receiver made by the NARDEUX French company in the mid 1980.
    Coverage: 10KHz-30Mhz, 10Hz steps, AM/CW/USB/LSB/ISB/FSK
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  • NARDEUX T250
    HF fixed frequency receiver made by the NARDEUX French company.
    Seems to have been used by the 'AFP' news agency in the 80's.
    Linked with a dual channel F1 converter which provides a 20mA current loop.
    Coverage: Eight 100hz step synthetized channels in the 1-30MHz range.
  • Siemens D2108 level measure receiver
  • W&G SPM19 level measure receiver


HF Transceivers
  • THOMSON CSF TRC492
    HF 6 fixed frequencies transceiver by the CSF French company in the 70's.


MILITARY Equipments
  • ESD RRVP5A/RR117
    HF emergency receiver made by ESD in the 80's.
    Coverage: 47-56Mhz, odd 100kHz steps, NBFM


VHF Receivers
  • THOMSON CSF TMF577
    VHF fixed frequency narrow band FM receiver made by the CSF French company in the 70's.
    Coverage: 430-470MHz, 12 Xtal channels
  • THOMSON CSF TRC294
    High-end monitoring receiver made by the Thomson French company in the end of the 70's.
    Coverage: 20Mhz-120Mhz, 1Hz steps, AM/FM/CW/USB/LSB/MPhase
  • THOMSON CSF TRC294A
    TRC294 evolution designed by Thomson in the early 80's.
    Coverage: 20Mhz-120Mhz (500Mhz with extender), 1Hz steps, AM/FM/CW/USB/LSB/MPhase
  • THOMSON CSF TRC298B
    TRC298B evolution designed by Thomson in the early 90's.
    Coverage: 20Mhz-1300 (2600Mhz option), 100Hz steps, AM/FM/CW/USB/LSB/MPhase


  • R&S GX500D
    Power supply and control unit for the ESM5xxk cassettes
    Up to 8 cassettes from ESM508k, ESM517k or ESM540k type
  • R&S ESM508k
    Part of a monitoring receiver made by the Rohde & Schwarz in the 80's.
    Coverage: 20-87Mhz, 1KHz steps, AM/FM
  • R&S ESM1003
    Part of a monitoring receiver made by the Rohde & Schwarz in the 80's.
    Coverage: 110-210Mhz, 1KHz steps, AM/FM

  • ROCKWELL 51M80
    VHF fixed frequency airband receiver made by ROCKWELL.
    Coverage: One synthetized AM channel in the 112-138MHz range

  • Kenwood RZ1 scanner
  • AOR AR2500 scanner

  • TELERAD FC680
    VHF fixed frequency airband receiver made by the TELERAD French company.
    Coverage: one XTal AM channel in the 112-136MHz range
  • TELERAD LB740
    VHF fixed frequency airband receiver made by the TELERAD French company.
    Coverage: One XTal AM channel, four XTal AM channel, or one synthetized AM channel in the 112-136MHz range
  • TELERAD LB760
    UHF fixed frequency airband receiver made by the TELERAD French company.
    Coverage: External synthetized AM channel in the 225-400MHz range


Other microwave Receivers
  • Scientific Atlanta 1600 series
    Microwave 'boatanchor' receiver made by 'Scientific Atlanta' in the 60's.
    Coverage: 2-40GHz with external mixers.

  • M/A-COM SMR3522B & CP3501 & DRD3575
    Microwave ELINT receiver unit made by 'Adams Russels / Microtel' in the 90's.
    Coverage: 0.5-20GHz.


Other UHF Receivers
  • MOTOROLA R220/URR
    VHF 'boatanchor' receiver made by 'Motorola' in the 50's.
    Coverage: 20-220MHz AM/FM.
  • COLLINS R390/URR
    HF 'boatanchor' receiver made by 'Collins' in the 50's.
    Coverage: 1-30MHz.
  • COLLINS R391/URR
    HF 'boatanchor' receiver made by 'Collins' in the 50's. Same as the R390/URR but with 8 memory channels.
    Coverage: 1-30MHz.
  • RCA PRC9
    US manpack made in 1951.
    Coverage: 27-38MHz.

  • ACL SR209-6
    A Field Intensity Meter system design in the late 60's. Made by ACL, AIKEN then NORLIN.
    Coverage: from 3MHz to 7GHz through 10 plug-in RF tuners (two slots).
  • ACL Norlin SR209
    Surveillance receiving system design in the late 60's. Made by ACL, AIKEN then NORLIN.
    Coverage: from 3MHz to 7GHz through 10 plug-in RF tuners (two slots).
  • ACL Uk SR209C
    A later version of the SR209 made by ACL Uk.
    Coverage: from 3MHz to 7GHz through 10 plug-in RF tuners (two slots).
  • ACL Norlin SR219
    Surveillance receiving system design in the late 60's. Made by ACL, AIKEN then NORLIN.
    Coverage: from 3MHz to 7GHz through 10 plug-in RF tuners (one slot).
  • ACL Norlin Tuning heads
    Tuning heads for the receivers made by ACL, AIKEN then NORLIN.



HF 60's Receivers
  • AME 7G1680MA
    French boatanchor HF tropicalized receiver made by the 'Atelier de Montage Electrique' in the 50's.
    It was mainly used in ships then by hamradio operators in the 70's.
    Coverage: 1.6-40MHz AM/CW in seven bands.
  • AME 7G1480 also known as RR10B
    French boatanchor HF receiver made by the 'Atelier de Montage Electrique' in the 50's.
    It was mainly used by the French army.
    Coverage: 1.4-40MHz, AM/CW in seven bands.
  • AME 8G1660
    French boatanchor HF receiver made by the 'Atelier de Montage Electrique' in the 50's.
    Coverage: 60KHz-40MHz, AM/CW in eight bands.

  • Lab. Jaubert TRBP3A
    French emergency HF transceiver

  • Hammarlund SP600
    Well known 50's receiver.


SAT Receivers
  • SCOPUS IRD2600
    Nice professional DVB-S unit.
  • TANDBERG TT1220
    Another professional DVB-S unit.


Recorder
  • ATIS CGP200
    German K7 recorder.


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