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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Jul Tue 18, 2017 2:34 am 
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Am I the only one not seeing any pictures in this thread?

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Jul Tue 18, 2017 2:11 pm 
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Been away for a while. Meanwhile, getting Older. Can't seem to upload pics to Photo Gallery, And even though the pics were showing when I posted from PhotoBucket yesterday, today they are gone. Guess i really am just getting too old for this stuff....

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Jul Tue 18, 2017 2:16 pm 
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OK, I get it. Went to PhotoBucket and they want $399 to Upgade my Account so I can post. From Zero, to $399? I don't think so, fellas....
Momma didn't raise no phools.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Jul Tue 18, 2017 3:16 pm 
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They were nice pics, too...... BlackMail :evil: :evil: :evil:

photobucket SUCKS! They are now BANDITS!

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Wed 09, 2017 11:59 pm 
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Ah, this seems to work?

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Thu 10, 2017 12:26 am 
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Very nice! I have one missing the drive belt so it is sitting on the shelf for now.

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Tue 22, 2017 2:37 pm 
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On my first chassis, I used a large rubber O Ring for the drive belt. Works pretty well. Never did find the correct belt.

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Tue 22, 2017 3:27 pm 
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IF Filter Module, with 455 KHz Mechanical filter and 10.7MHz filter

photobucket now SUCKS! Trying to retrieve photos I saved with them years ago, post them here, is a Real PITA!

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Tue 22, 2017 3:33 pm 
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First (Rough) Chassis:

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Tue 22, 2017 3:36 pm 
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Crystal Calibrator

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Tue 22, 2017 3:40 pm 
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Front Panel

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Tue 22, 2017 3:50 pm 
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Only known use of this Radio was for Information Gathering Operations by USMC during Operation Dewey Canyon in 1969

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dewey_Canyon


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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Aug Fri 25, 2017 2:23 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Sep Tue 19, 2017 3:24 pm 
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Trying to restore the Dictaphone Dictet Tape Recorder that goes with this receiver. Also looking for a Dictet 1/4" tape magazine to fit.

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Sep Tue 19, 2017 3:49 pm 
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]]]Trying to get back all my photos from PhotoBucket and compress them and repost them is a PITA.
Mikeinkcmo wrote:
Am I the only one not seeing any pictures in this thread?

Trying to get back all my photos from PhotoBucket and compress them and repost them is a PITA.
But I am Stubborn! :evil: :evil: :evil:
This is the first one I restored, in an incorrect aluminum case, with homebrew power supply.
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Didn't realise this post was so old!! HA!!
Sorry
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Old? Isn't that the POINT?? :lol: :lol: :lol:
It's only 8 years since I started this project. The radio is 50+
And I am 72. So, it's all relative, right?

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PostPosted: Sep Tue 19, 2017 4:27 pm 
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OZ132HOME wrote:
N1TKO wrote:
Didn't realise this post was so old!! HA!!
Sorry
Jerry


Old? Isn't that the POINT?? :lol: :lol: :lol:
It's only 8 years since I started this project. The radio is 50+
And I am 72. So, it's all relative, right?


Exactly!

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
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Thanks, Chuck... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: R-1484/PRR-15 Receiver USMC Mystery Solved, Chassis Rest
PostPosted: Sep Tue 19, 2017 6:09 pm 
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The Tape recorder and Tape Magazine for the PRR-15:

http://vintage-technics.ru/Eng-Dictaphone_Dictet.htm

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