1. Brief Description: Radio Set AN/PRC-90 is an
emergency locator transceiver used by aircrew
Maintenance of the ANIPRC-90 is
members for communication with search and rescue
limited to replacement of external
ships, vehicles, or aircraft with compatible radio
parts. Repair and overhaul will be
The AN/ARC-90 will receive and
accomplished by :he Air Force under
transmit AM voice signals on 282.8 MHz and voice,
a Depot Maintenance Interservice
MCW and beacon signals on 243.0 MHz. This set is
Support Agreement. Refer to TM
powered by a 14.0 volt battery (BA-1568/U) with
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maximum life of 14 hours in the beacon mode.
3. Applicable Publications:
Power output is 500 m w in the Beacon and MCW
mode and 400 mw in the voice mode. An earphone
is included in an attached polyvinyl container for use
when the speaker output is not desired.
2. Applicable Tools and Test Equipment:
TK- 1 00/G