The Radio Set AN/PRC-6 consists of Radio Receiver-Transmitter RT-196/PRC-6 and other operating components. The frequency band had been chosen to overlap the frequency bands of certain communications equipment used by Armor and Artillery, in the 47 mc to 55.4 mc band. FM modulation is used. The power supply is the BA-270/U battery which provides four voltages in one package: +1.5v, -4.5v, +45v and +90v. There is a single plug to connect the battery. The weight of the complete unit, including battery, is approx. 6.5 pounds.
Radio Set AN/PRC-6, Korea-Vietnam Walkie Talkie.
Radio Set AN/PRC-6 in use.