Help with R388 clone?

Tom Norris badger at TELALINK.NET
Wed May 13 16:37:57 EDT 1998

Can anyone help out Paul?

Reply to him, not to me!!!!



>From: Paul Reichley <reichley at>
>I have a receiver that that I have not seen on any of the military
>communications equipment lists. The nameplate on the receiver has the
>following information:
>STK NO. 1800-0238980
>SER. 7
>PART NO. 1929-5002 G1
>CONTRACT NO. AF 30(635)-778
>It seems identical, as far as I can determine, to the R388/URR (Collins
>51J3). It however, has a dark blue (Air Force blue?) front panel. It is a
>rack mount model and has a sloping back cover for the electronics.
>I fire it up about once a week, but most of my day to day listening is done
>on an Icom R9000 and assorted other Icom and JRC receivers.
>I have had the radio for 20 years and it is in good operating condition. I
>would appreciate any information you could provide, or if you could steer
>me to where I could find further information.
>Paul Reichley                         Telephone: (818) 354-0275
>Planning and Control Manager          Fax: (818) 393-5112
>Scatterometer Program                 Email: paul.reichley at
>Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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