US Navy LF & VLF Receivers - 1950's

AN/BRR-3
(R-988/BRR-3)

AN_BRR-3 faceplate.jpg (82545 bytes)

AN_BRR-3_faceplate2.JPG (66073 bytes)

brr3-65.jpg (17439 bytes)

VLF - submarine  - CW & FSK

built-in FSK converter and scope.

brr3-104.JPG (198737 bytes)

14-30 kc CW & FSK
60, 20, 170 cps bandwidth
0.2 uv sensitivity for 0 error FSK
0.02uv sensitivity for CW

brr3-sys-01.JPG (71293 bytes)

brr3-62.jpg (25767 bytes)

Manuf by ITT Federal

NAVSHIPS 93716

Manual available from Vintage Manuals  

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brr3-spec-01.JPG (198154 bytes) brr3-spec-02.JPG (197788 bytes) brr3-spec-03.JPG (147085 bytes) brr3-spec-04.JPG (65798 bytes)

AN/BRR-3(XN-1)
brr3-xn1-01.JPG (148157 bytes)

14-30 kc CW & FSK
built-in FSK converter and scope.

Prototype Only

Manuf Collins NAVSHIPS 93385

AN/BRR-3(XN-2)
brr3-xn2-01.JPG (362164 bytes)

14-30 kc CW & FSK
built-in FSK converter and scope.

Prototype Only

Manuf ITT NAVSHIPS 93439

AN/BRR-4(XN-1)
brr4-01.JPG (131296 bytes)

14-30 kc CW & FSK
built-in FSK converter and scope.

Transistorized equiv. of BRR-3

Prototype Only

Manuf Hoffman NAVSHIPS 93810

AN/FRR-18

similar to AN/FRR-21

VLF/LF shore fixed frequency
similar to FRR-21
tunable or crystal-controlled
4 crystal-controlled channels
14-600 kc

xtal control, 28 tubes

Manuf RCA

info

AN/FRR-21

frr21-01.jpg (41571 bytes)
FRR-21 with standby switch

 

VLF/LF shore version of SRR-11
w/ rack mount

srr21-07.JPG (165384 bytes)
FRR-21 with no standby switch

14-600 kc
28 tubes
Manuf RCA

frr21-06.JPG (163334 bytes)
FRR-21 with no standby switch

NAVSHIPS 92211 - manual

info/photos

frr21-nos-01.jpg (347996 bytes)
NOS FRR-21 on eBay March 2012

AN/FRR-30 (R-519/FRR-30)

similar to AN/FRR-26

LF shore single frequency
(similar to FRR-26)
not tunable - xtal control only
200-500 kc
NAVSHIPS 92679

AN/MRR-1

similar to MRR-2 - need photo

VLF/LF for mobile or transportable use
AN/SRR-11 with waterproof case
14-600 kc
Manuf RCA
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AN/SRR-11
AN/SRR-11A

srr11-01.jpg (119932 bytes)

srr11-09.JPG (171386 bytes)
SRR-11

VLF/LF shipboard version of FRR-21

srr11a-11.JPG (150029 bytes)
SRR-11A

srr11a-1201-01.jpg (169732 bytes)

14-600 kc - 28 tubes

srr11a-1201-03.jpg (178748 bytes)

srr11a-1201-04.jpg (226416 bytes)

SRR-11 Manuf RCA
SRR-11A Manuf Magnavox

info/photos

manual

Navships 91875, 92182

srr11a-1201-02.jpg (156424 bytes)

AN/SRR-19
srr19-01.jpg (83282 bytes)
thanks to this site

LF shipboard 30-300 kc 

30 nuvistors

Manuf National

More photos

AN/WRR-3
(R-1134/WRR-3)

AN/WRR-3A
(R-1134A/WRR-3A)

AN/WRR-3B
(R-1134B/WRR-3B)

AN/WRR-3
wrr3-01.JPG (78061 bytes)

VLF/LF ship/sub
14-600 kc
wrr3-02.JPG (105135 bytes)

wrr3-03.JPG (91806 bytes)
wrr3-1308-01.JPG (307212 bytes) wrr3-1308-02.JPG (324332 bytes) wrr3-1308-03.JPG (382547 bytes) wrr3-1308-04.JPG (270046 bytes)
wrr3-1308-05.JPG (290044 bytes) wrr3-1308-06.JPG (263315 bytes) wrr3-1308-07.JPG (219750 bytes) WRR-3B Restoration article and photos

WRR-3B wrr3b-01.jpg (55019 bytes)

wrr3-101.jpg (32299 bytes) wrr3-106.jpg (26647 bytes) NAVSHIPS 0967-035-1010
- download here thanks to W6GER 

Manuf Magnavox (WRR-3)
Manuf Capehart (WRR-3A)
Manuf Bendix (WRR-3B)

USCG AN/WRR-3

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R-389/URR
r389-111.jpg (109218 bytes)

VLF/LF used shipboard & ashore
15-1500 kc

Signal Corps acquisition but used by USN

Manuf Collins

 

r389-112.jpg (112358 bytes) TM 11-855
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R-1655/URR
r1655-01.jpg (45360 bytes)

Used by SECGRU?
r1655-04.jpg (52230 bytes)
r1655-05.jpg (52345 bytes) Rycom frequency selective voltmeter-