[MilSurplus] Eureka beacons

ed sharpe esharpe at USWEST.NET
Thu Dec 20 00:19:49 EST 2001

We have  hear of this system  we would be interested in obtaining more
information on it as well as some equipment also. if anyone has previously
made any scans of the manuals would be happy to post them on our  website

thanks ed sharpe archivisit for smecc
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Forster" <jfor at quik.com>
To: <armyradios at yahoogroups.com>; <BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV>;
<boatanchors at qth.net>; <milsurplus at qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 9:37 PM
Subject: [MilSurplus] Eureka beacons

> I am wondering how rare the 'Eureka' beacon (transponder) is. It is
> AN/PPN-2 and is backpack size. It was used as a pathfinder for parachute
> during WW II, and was interrogated from the airborn component RT-1A/APN-2
> BC-929A "Rebecca". The system operated at about 230 MHz and had a range of
50 to
> 100 miles.
> If you have a Rebecca and/or Eureka, or know where one is located, can you
> please let me know, off-list if you like?  I'd like to make a little
> Thanks,
> John
> ---
> Submissions milsurplus at qth.net

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