5300A Transceiver Restoration
(Military designation is AN/PRC-64A)
HF transeiver developed for the CIA in the early 1960's. 3-8Mhz, 5-watts CW,
Includes provisions for interconnecting with the GRA-71 code-burst unit.
Close up of the hand key
Crystals installed for ham band frequencies
5300A used a custom battery providing 28v, 12v, and 4.5v - impossible to find.
This view shows the custom power supply designed to replace the battery.
Custom power supply in place in the battery
view of one of the receiver PC boards
in waterproof case
Army Tech manual which is so full of errors
it's almost useless!
power supply schematic