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Reviews Categories | Transmitters: Commercial/Military/Marine adaptable to ham use | PRC-77 VHF manpack radio Help

Reviews Summary for PRC-77 VHF manpack radio
PRC-77 VHF manpack radio Reviews: 3 Average rating: 4.3/5 MSRP: $A lot
Description: The one in the old vietnam movies
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W3NRL Rating: 5/5 Jul 17, 2009 10:24 Send this review to a friend
saved my life  Time owned: more than 12 months
I don this prc77 on my back as RTO and it took the round meant for me.
excellent radio highly recommend
NS6Y_ Rating: 5/5 Oct 10, 2006 23:14 Send this review to a friend
Mean green machine  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
OK since I created this item listing, here's my review:

I give it numbah 1 for durability
Numbah one for being GREEN
Numbah one again for being reassuringly heavy
Numbah one for picking up all kindsa good stuff even if you can only talk on 6
and a big Numbah 1 for being possibly the most popular single military rig in the world, all those 3rd world dictators and mercenary armies can't be all wrong!!

Total: 5!!!!

Very cool, a piece of history you can wear on your back.
N8JRH Rating: 3/5 Oct 10, 2006 18:10 Send this review to a friend
Let loose your inner RTO  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
The PRC-77 covers 30 Mhz to 76 Mhz with 4 watts output, so the only legal use is on 6 meters.

Pros: Simple to use. Runs on 12 VDC, so can be used in vehicles or with 10 D-cell battery packs. Accessories are plentiful. Has BNC jack for external antenna.

Cons: Large and heavy compared to modern radios. Frequency settings are in 50 Khz steps. Range is a few miles. Priced from $300-$400 depending on condition.

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