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SCR-197

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The SCR-197 was a ground mobile high frequency radio station used by the United States military prior to and during World War II, notably during the Battle of Wake Island in 1941. [1]

22 relations: Antenna (radio), Battle of Wake Island, BC-342, Electricity generation, Hallicrafters, Hertz, High frequency, List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation, List of U.S. Signal Corps vehicles, Mains electricity by country, Power take-off, Radio, Radio frequency, Radio receiver, SCR-108, SCR-299, Signal Corps Radio, Skid mount, Transmitter, United States Armed Forces, Watt, World War II.

Antenna (radio)

In radio, an antenna is the interface between radio waves propagating through space and electric currents moving in metal conductors, used with a transmitter or receiver.

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Battle of Wake Island

The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor naval/air bases in Hawaii and ended on 23 December 1941, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of Japan.

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BC-342

The BC-342 was a World War II U.S. Army Signal Corps high frequency radio receiver.

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Electricity generation

Electricity generation is the process of generating electric power from sources of primary energy.

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Hallicrafters

The Hallicrafters Company manufactured, marketed, and sold radio equipment, and to a lesser extent televisions and phonographs, beginning in 1932.

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Hertz

The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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High frequency

High frequency (HF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) between 3 and 30 megahertz (MHz).

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List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation

This is the G-series List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation. The U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Supply Catalog used an alpha-numeric system, based on a Standard Nomenclature List from about the mid-1920s to about 1958, in which the G-series numbers were designated to represent the various U.S. military vehicles and directly related materiel.

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List of U.S. Signal Corps vehicles

This is a list of vehicles used by the U.S. Army Signal Corps from World War I through World War II.

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Mains electricity by country

Mains electricity by country includes a list of countries and territories, with the plugs, voltages and frequencies they commonly use for providing electrical power to appliances, equipment, and lighting typically found in homes and offices.

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Power take-off

A power take-off or power takeoff (PTO) is any of several methods for taking power from a power source, such as a running engine, and transmitting it to an application such as an attached implement or separate machines.

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Radio

Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.

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Radio frequency

Radio frequency (RF) refers to oscillatory change in voltage or current in a circuit, waveguide or transmission line in the range extending from around twenty thousand times per second to around three hundred billion times per second, roughly between the upper limit of audio and the lower limit of infrared.

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Radio receiver

In radio communications, a radio receiver (receiver or simply radio) is an electronic device that receives radio waves and converts the information carried by them to a usable form.

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SCR-108

The SCR-108 Radio Truck was a mobile Signal Corps Radio used by the United States Army during and after World War I for short range air-to-ground communications,.

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SCR-299

The SCR-299 was a U.S. Signal Corps mobile military communications unit used during World War II.

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Signal Corps Radio

Signal Corps Radios were U.S. Army military communications components that comprised "sets".

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Skid mount

A Skid mount is a popular method of distributing and storing machinery for the military and industry.

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Transmitter

In electronics and telecommunications, a transmitter or radio transmitter is an electronic device which produces radio waves with an antenna.

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United States Armed Forces

The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.

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Watt

The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCR-197

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