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PRM-4720
Tactical handheld radio - this page is a stub

PRM-4720A is a tactical portable military FM radio for the VHF-L band (30-88 MHz), developed in the late 1980s by Racal Tacticom Ltd. 1 in Reading (UK). The device was intended for tactical (non-secure) use by the Army and was housed in a rugged green die-cast metal enclosure.

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PRM-4720 with battery and antennas

A variant with built-in microphone/speaker is known as PRM-4072B. Furthermore, a sececure variant (with built-in crypto facilities) was available as the PRM-4515.

  1. Racal was taken over by Thales in 2000.

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PRM-4720 with battery and antennas
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PRM-4720 with detached battery
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Bare PRM-4720 unit
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Controls at the top
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Frequency display
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PRM-4720 in carrying case, with antennas, microphone and speaker

Documentation
  1. PRM 4720A VHF Transmitter/Receiver Operating Instructions
    Racal Tacticom Ltd. May 1986.
References
  1. D.J. McKay (G1JWG), Racal PRM4720
    Radio History UK, Retrieved May 219.
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