Clansman Radio

The Clansman family of radios was developed in the 1970s and was built MEL, Racal and Plessey for the British Army to replace the Larkspur series of radios.

It first saw action during the Falklands war in 1982.

The Clansman family consists of nine main radio units, three of which are vehicle based(VRC), the remaining six are carried on foot by the soldiers(PRC).
Radios in the series

PRC-319  operates between 1.5-40 MHz with a 50w max power output USB, CW & Data

PRC-320  operates between 1.8-30 MHz with a 30w max power output CW, AM, USB

VRC-321 operates between 1.8-30 MHz with a 40w max power output CW, AM, USB

VRC-322 is a 321 with a 250w amplifier operates between 1.8-30 MHz with a 250w max power output CW, AM, USB

PRC-344 operates between 225mhz -399.95mhz with a 2w max power output AM

PRC-349 operates between 37mhz - 46.95mhz with a 2w max power output  FM

PRC-350 operates between 36mhz - 56.95mhz with a 2w max power output  FM

PRC-351 operates between 30mhz - 75.975mhz with a 4w max power output on FM

PRC-352 is the 351 with an Amplifier bolted on and operates between 30mhz - 75.975mhz with a 20w max power output on FM

VRC-353 operates between 30mhz - 75.975mhz with a 50w max power output on FM


The VRC stands for Vehicle Radio Communicator, PRC is  Portable Radio Communicator.

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