USS INDIANAPOLIS - CA-35 (memorial)
IWM US Navy WWII Radio room Exhibit -radio gear suggested.
05 feb2009 ...Crist
Since the USS Salem, Littlerock & Slater were very similar ships to the USS Indianapolis
and the USS Cassin young & USS North Carolina Radio gear is the same time period (1944-1950).
The Gear listed is our wish list for the IWM US Navy WWII Radio room exhibit.
# ..indicates ones we will use in the IWM US Navy radio room exhibit.
##.. indicates 2nd choice.
p..indicates the info page location in the Navy equip. Catalogue.
We need Pictures of the # or ## gear listed and any donation of these items is needed to complete
The Radio room exhibit. ( Mock-up Pix will fill in until described item can be donated.)
Radio #1 DisplayClick on links for pix+info..
receivers: (mock -up all 3)
[ ]# AN/URR-RBA receiver..15Khz.to 600 Khz.---CW/AM (-1) or (-6) p46 __DD793 USS Cassin Young
[ ]#AN/URR-RBB receiver..500Khz to 4 Mhz.---CW/AM (-1) or (-6) p48 _DD793 & DE-766 USS Slater & BB-55
[ ]#AN/URR-RBC receiver..4Mhz to 27 Mhz. ----CW/AM p48_____CA-139 USS Salem & BB-55
Receivers in Aft radio room were:
[ ]##-AN/URR-RBS 2Mhz. to 20 Mhz.--- CW/AM (-1) or (-6) p69___DD793 & CA-139 (optional)
[ ]#-AN/URR-RBB 500Khz. to 4Mhz. ---CW/AM (-1) or (-6) p48
Transmitters are : (mock-up (1)
[ ]# AN/SRT-TAJ ..175Khz. to 600Khz.---CW/AM 500 W (-2) p94____BB-55 North Carolina
[ ]# AN/SRT-TBA 4Mhz. to 26Mhz.--- CW/AM 600 W (-6) p99 (Stand alone rack)___CA-139 & ____BB-55 North Carolina
(perfer to Moch-up this Transmitter ; doubt we will find one!)
[ ]# AN/URT-TCK 2Mhz. to 18.1Mhz.---AM -100 W CW-40W p100 ____BB-55 North Carolina
TCZ 2Mhz. to 18 Mhz. ---p155 ____BB-55 North Carolina
Transmitters in aft radio room were :
AN/URT-TCK ..2Mhz. to 18.1 Mhz.---
[ ] #AN/URT-TCZ 2Mhz. to 18 Mhz. another TCZ-- p154..CA-139 Salem & ____BB-55 North Carolina
or AN/SRT-TDE p158...DE-766 Slater & ____BB-55 North Carolina
Note:1..seems to be a discrepancy data collected and this info..USS Indy supposedly had (2) radio room
1-FWD & 1 AFT. not 3 ? ...CCrist
Misc. Added: (need data on these Items and better pix.)
[ ].#.Transmitter Transfer Switch board ..SB-83/SRT (pix) no data.
[ ].#.Transmitter Transfer Switch board ..SB-863/SRT (pix) no data.
[ ].#.Radio Set control..C-1138/UR (pix) no data.
[ ].#.CW key, SB-315 A-U (pix) no data.
[ ].#.CW Key & Control NT26012 (pix) no data.
Other 1944 Rcvrs:(not used) (optional)
AN/URR- RAO-3...540-30mc p38
AN/URR -RAX-7....5-600kc (no data)
AN/URR -RAL-7....3-23mc p38
Misc. Related Links:
Chuck Crist -W9IH
Coordinator Ham radio operations