SCR-508

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Contents

SCR-508 tankers set

primarely used by armored forces it replaced the bulky SCR-245.

Components

  • BC-604 Transmitter FM, CW/voice, 10 X-stals, 20.0 Mc to 27.9 Mc, 25 Watts, range 7 Mi.
    • DM-34 Dynamotor (12 Volt input) or
    • DM-36 Dynamotor (24 Volt)
  • BC-603 Receiver (2 for 508 set)
    • DM-35 Dynamotor (12 Volt input) or
    • DM-37 Dynamotor (24 Volt)
  • FT-237 Mount or Rack
  • CH-74 Cabnet for use in open command vehicles (FT-284 Legs)
  • MP-52 mast base for CH-74
  • MP-48 Ant. base, and 9 foot whip
  • CH-264 chest for parts, and Acc. (could be slid into mount in place of Receiver)
  • T-17 Mic
  • HS-30 Headset
  • RM-29 telephone patch set
  • BC-606 Intercom box, at crew stations
  • I-208 signal generator (TM 11-317)
  • RC-53

Variants

Different combinations of components could be arranged in the mounts.

  • SCR-528 transmitter and single receiver
  • SCR-538 Receiver and BC-605 Amplifier (for intercom)
  • AN~VRC-5 Separately mounted transmitter and receiver

The Artillery branch used the same radios mirroring the SCR-508 series but with a different frequency range

  • SCR-608
    • BC-684 Transmitter 27Mc to 38.9 Mc, at 35 Watts, for 15 miles
    • BC-683 Receiver
  • SCR-628

Images

Related Files

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-600

War Department Technical Manual
Radio Sets
SCR-508-A, C, D, AM, CM, DM
SCR-528-A, C, D, AM, CM, DM
AN/VRC-5
May 1947


Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-310

Schematic Diagrams for Maintenance of Ground Radio Communication Set
October 1942
  • TM 11-2704, 44. Installation of Radio and Interphone Equipment in Medium Tank M4 Series, 26 pages. PB 60520 - BSIR 4(12):1044; 03/21/47

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2704 1944 (Museum TD, Soesterberg/Corjan de Wit}}

  • TM 11-2714, 44. Installation of Radio Equipment in Carrier, Personnel, Half-Track, M3, 40 pages. PB 23462 - BSIR 2(2):87; 07/05/46

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2714 1944 (Museum TD, Soesterberg NL/Corjan de Wit}

  • TM 11-2717, 44. Installation of Radio and Interphone Equipment in Car, Scout, M3A1, 68 pages. PB 23464 - BSIR 2(4):251; 07/26/46

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2717 1944 (Museum TD, Soesterberg NL/Corjan de Wit}}

  • TM 11-2754, 45. Installation of Radio and Interphone Equipment in Tank, Light, M24, 45 pages. PB 80903 - BSIR 7(1):35; 10/03/47

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2754 1950

  • TM 11-2758, Installation of Radio and Interphone Equipment in Tank, Medium, M26. Dept. of the Army. Nov. 1948. 49 p. U408.3.A13 TM 11-2758 Nov. 1948

Adobe PDF icon.png TM 11-2758 1948