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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:13 pm    Post subject: RT-70 radio power cord. Reply with quote

Does anyone know where I can find a power cord for a RT-70 radio? I've looked everywhere. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The RT70 is usually associated with a complete radio setup and knowing which set number will help determining which power supply it is mated to and which power cord is needed. For example it may be part of a VRC-7 setup or a GRC6 setup. It is usually piggy backed on an amplifier AM65 Grc.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:16 am    Post subject: RT-70 radio power cord. Reply with quote

Thank you Wes.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's a few helpful links:
http://www.nf6x.net/greenradio/gradio.html

http://www.ci-datastore.com/army-radio-and-communications-equipment.html

https://www.fairradio.com/catalog.php?mode=view&categoryid=88

http://www.armyradio.com/arsc/customer/product.php?productid=1648

http://1942willys.homestead.com/MikesMilitary.html

http://www.nf6x.net/1999/01/1950s-vehicular-radio-sets/
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:38 pm    Post subject: RT-70 radio power cord. Reply with quote

Thanks again Wes.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Midwest Military has them in stock as well.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:51 pm    Post subject: rt70 Reply with quote

There was only one power cord for the RT70.The CX1209 cable connected the RT70 to the CY590 battery box.The VRC7 uses the AM65 to power the RT70.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:54 pm    Post subject: RT-70 radio power cord. Reply with quote

Thanks for the information.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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There was only one power cord for the RT70.The CX1209 cable connected the RT70 to the CY590 battery box.The VRC7 uses the AM65 to power the RT70.


This states there are two different power cords for the RT-70!?! One when the RT-70 is used with the CY590 Battery Box and another when used with the AM65 in the VRC-7.


With the VRC-7 the power cable is CX-1213/U


With the PRC-16 the power cable is the CX-1209/U


With the GRC-4 the power cable for the RT-70 is the CX-1213/U

Note: these cables often have other duties in addition to supplying power:

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CX-1213/U Special Purpose Cable Assembly - connection between RT-70/GRC and AM-65/GRC

In this case this cable assy. carries the power to the RT-70 from the AM65's internal power supply and the amplifier functions from the AM65.

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CX-1209/U Power Cable Assembly

In this case this cable assy's only duty is carrying power.

It's simple semantics.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:41 am    Post subject: RT-70 radio power cord. Reply with quote

Thank you Wes.
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