Last updated: 18 OCTOBER 2009

AN/TSC-60(V) Series Shelter Configurations Transportable HF Communication Facilities First Compiled by Jim Stitzinger 5/3/2009 (see notes) AN/TSC-60(V)1 URG-2 Technology 142 inches long x 80 inches tall x 90 inches wide shelter (S-448) Mobilizer is the XM829 Shelter Dolly Set Dual AN/GRR-18 receivers (4 channel ISB) Dual AN/GRT-17 exciters (4 channel ISB) Dual OG-88 1KW power amplifiers Antennas include 1 ea AS-4112 transmit orthogonal antenna One AS-2482 receive orthogonal antenna Two AS-2459 32-ft fields or shelter mounted whips Photo can be seen here: http://www.nf6x.net/greenradio/s-448/p1010386.jpg http://www.nf6x.net/greenradio/s-448/p1010396.jpg c.a. 1970 AN/TSC-60(V)2 URG-2 Technology 142 inches long x 80 inches tall x 90 inches wide shelter Dual AN/GRR -18 receivers Dual AN/GRT-17 exciters Dual OG-90 2.5KW 208U-3A power amplifiers Antennas included: one AS-4112 transmit orthogonal antenna one AS-2482 receive orthogonal antenna three OE 85 AS-2464 directional field mounted antennas c.a. 1970Photos

AN/TSC-60(V)3 URG-2 Technology Consisted of two parts: AN/TSC-60(V) 2 complete as above with provisions to connect to: OZ-11/TSC-60(V)3 URG-2 - 142. x 80. x 90. shelter. One OG-89 10KW 208U-10A power amplifier. one 10KW OE 86 AS-2465 directional field-mounted antenna Shelter required 3 Phase Power c.a. 1970 AN/TSC-60(V)4 URG-2 Technology 142. x 80. x 90. shelter Dual AN/GRR-18 receivers and AN/GRT -17 exciters Dual OG-90 2.5KW 208U-3A power amplifiers as in the AN/TSC60(V)2 system but with alternative passive antenna complement including one AS-4112 transmit orthogonal antenna, one AS-2482 receive orthogonal antenna one AS-2459 transmit whip with antenna coupler Shelter required 3 Phase Power c.a. 1970 AN/TSC-60(V)5 HF-80 Technology 142 inches long x 80 inches tall x 90 inches wide shelter Dual R-2222/TSC-60(V) HF-8054A Receivers Dual T-1453/TSC-60(V) HF-8014A Exciters Dual AM-7145/TSC-60(V) HF-8021 Power Amplifiers Dual ? HF-8030 Power Supply Antennas include: two AS-4112 (or AS-3550) transmit orthogonal antennas two AS 2482 receive orthogonal antennas three OE-85 AS 2464 Directional antennas c.a. 1982 AN/TSC-60(V)6 HF-80 Technology Consists of two parts: AN/TSC-60(V)5 complete with provisions to connect to: OZ-11A/TSC-60(V)6 HF-80 142 inches x 80 inches x 90 inches shelter One AM-7144/TSC-60(V) HF-8022 Power Amplifier (10 KW) one OE 86 AS-2465 Directional antenna Shelter required 3 Phase Power c.a. 1982 AN/TSC-60(V)7 HF-80 Technology 7.2 feet x 6.6 feet x 5.8 feet shelter (S-651) One R-2222/TSC-60(V) HF-8054A Receiver one T-1453/TSC60(V) HF-8014A exciter one AM 7163/TSC60(V) HF-8023 Power Amplifier one PP-7830/TSC60(V) HF-8032 Power supply one CU2294/TSC60(V) HF-8040 Antenna Coupler Antennas consisted of two AS 2459 fiberglass whips Shelter required 3 Phase Power c.a. 1986Outside Photo Inside Photo

Note: First offered to the military as the TCS-4100 with single phase tube type HF-8020/HF-8030 AMP and the 8010A/8050A 2 channel equipment. AN/TSC-60(V)8 HF-80 Technology 147 inches long x 87 inches tall x 86.4 inches wide shelter Dual R-2222/TSC-60(V) HF-8054A Receivers Dual T-1453/TSC-60(V) HF-8014A Exciters Dual AM-7145/TSC-60(V) HF-8021 Power Amplifiers Antennas include: two AS-3550 transmit orthogonal antenna two AS-2482 receive orthogonal antennas three OE-85 AS 2464 Directional antennas c.a. 1982 AN/TSC-60(V)9 HF-80 Technology 147 inches long x 87 inches tall x 86.38 inches wide shelter Dual R-2222/TSC-60(V) HF-8054A Receivers Dual T-1453/TSC60(V) HF-8014A exciters Dual AM 7163/TSC60(V) HF-8023 Power Amplifiers Dual PP-7830/TSC60(V) HF-8032 Power supplies one CU2294/TSC60(V) HF-8040 Antenna Coupler Antennas consisted of: two AS 2459 fiberglass whips (AS 2259/GR also mentioned) Shelter required 3 Phase Power c.a.1986 OG/190TSC HF-80 One AM-7144/TSC-60(V) HF-8022 Power Amplifier. ?? *Based on Actual Military Shelter Manuals, USAF Technical Manuals, Collins and Rockwell Literature, Janes entries, and reliable sources including Dave Ross, Kevin Greene, etc.

Important Related Shelters AN/TSC-118 HF-80 Technology 147 inches long x 87 inches tall x 86.4 inches wide shelter Three R-2222/TSC-60(V) HF-8054A Receivers Three T-1453/TSC60(V) HF-8014A exciters Dual AM 7163/TSC60(V) HF-8023 Power Amplifiers (1 KW) Dual PP-7830/TSC60(V) HF-8032 Power supplies One AM-7144/TSC-60(V) HF-8022 Power Amplifier (10 KW) Two CU2294/TSC60(V) HF-8040 Antenna Couplers (for the 1 KW radios) Also equipment for: One SATCOM (AN/WSC3-V9) One UHF-AM (ARC-164) Two VHF AM/FM (AN/ARC-186) Related antennas including: one 10KW Transmit sloping Vee Antenna one 10KW Receiving Sloping Vee antenna two HF-Receive whips two HF transmit whips one AS 3438/G SATCOM Antenna one AS 1703 VHF-FM, VHF-AM, one AT-197A/GR UHF-AM Shelter required 3 Phase Power - 110/208, 50-400 Hz, 38.2 KW c.a. 1986 Photos of the Shelter (SN 001 !) Older Generation of HF Shelters Note: Collins and Later Rockwell Collins has dominated the HF Shelter scene since 1955 when the Army introduced the first Transportable HF Communications Shelter. AN/TRC-115 URG-1 7 foot shelter One IKW receive/ Transmit capability with 2 ea 32. whip antennas. Auto tuned in 35 seconds c.a. 1966Photos

AN/TRC-136 URG-1 7 foot shelter (S-318 Shelter design) One 1KW receive/exciter (4 channel ISB) and power amplifier capability (548L-4) Two 32 foot whip antennas Auto tuned in 30 seconds Supported 3 Voice circuits and 16 TTY channels (FDM) c.a. 1967 TC-210 URG-1 Shelter size is 142 x 81 x 83 inches One 1KW receive/exciter and power amplifier capability with 2 ea 32. whip antennas. Auto tuned in 20 seconds. TC-212 URG-1 Shelter size is: 134 x 76 x 73 inches One Receiver/Exciter and one 208U-10 Power Amplifier. Transmit monopole and Receive whip antenna. c.a.1967. AN/TSC-77(TC-222) URG-1 Shelter size is: 147 x 83 x 86.5 inches Dual receiver/Exciter and dual 208U-10 Power Amplifiers. Also UHF capability. Rotatable uni-directional 10KW antenna, second 10KW Antenna and receive antennas. There were also several special versions: AN/TSC-18 40 KW AN/TSC-19 10 KW AN/TSC-38 10 KW Primary 1 KW Secondary 3 Voice channels (full duplex) 16 TTY Channels ?? 208U-3 Shelter??? Updated by Kevin on 18 Octocber 2009