Section I. GENERAL
b. Report of Packaging and Handling Deficiencies.
Fill out and forward DD Form 6 (Report of Packaging and
This manual describes Radio Set AN /PRC-47 (fig. 1-1)
Handling Deficiencies) as prescribed in AR 700-
and includes instructions for installation, operation, or-
58/NAVSUP PUB 378/AFR 71-4/MCO P4030.29, and
ganizational maintenance, shipment and limited storage,
and demolition to prevent enemy use. The manual pro-
c. Discrepancy in Shipment Report [DISREP] [SF
vides instructions for operation under usual and unusual
361]. Fill out and forward Discrepancy in Shipment Re-
conditions, and includes procedures for the cleaning, in-
port (DISREP) (SF 361) as prescribed in AR 65-
spection, and maintenance of the AN/PRC-47 by the op-
38/NAVSUPINST 4610.33/AFM 75-18MCO P4610.19A,
erator and organizational maintenance personnel. The
and DSAR 4500.15.
repair parts list is contained in Appendix B and the
d. Reporting of Equipment Manual Improvements. Re-
maintenance allocation in Appendix C.
port of errors, omissions, and recommendations for im-
1-2. Indexes of Publications
proving this publication by the individual user is encour-
a. DA Pam 310-4. Refer to the latest issue of DA Pam
aged. Reports should be submitted on DA form 2028
310-4 to determine whether there are new editions,
(Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank
changes, or additional publications pertaining to this
Forms) and forwarded direct to Commander, U.S. Army
Electronics Command, ATTN: AMSEL- Fort Monmouth,
b. DA PAM 310-7. Refer to DA Pam 310-7 to deter-
mine whether there are modification work orders
e. Administrative Storage. For procedures, forms and
(MWO's) pertaining to this equipment.
records, and inspections required during administrative
1-3. Forms and Records
storage of this equipment, refer to TM 740-90-1.
a. Reports of Maintenance and Unsatisfactory Equip-
f. Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use.
ment. Maintenance forms, records, and reports which are
For information on this subject, refer to TM 750-244-2.
to be used by maintenance personnel at all maintenance
levels are listed in and prescribed by TM 38-750.
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-4. Purpose and Use
a. Purpose. Radio Set AN/PRC-47 (fig. 1-1) is a high
but can be vehicular-mounted or used as a fixed station,
frequency radio communications system. The radio set
such as in a shelter. In the portable configuration, one
primarily provides 10,000 channels of upper sideband
member of the two- team carries the receiver-
(usb) voice transmission and reception, continuous wave
transmitter, and the other member carries the battery
(cw) telegraphy, or frequency shift keying (fsk) teletype
pack and accessories. When the radio set is vehicular-
in the 2.000- 11.999-mHz frequency range. The radio
power is supplied from the dc vehicular generator; when
set can be operated from its own control panel or con-
used as a fixed station, normal single-phase power is
trolled by a remote power control panel, such as Control
required. The radio set is also capable of frequency shift
Group AN/GRA-6, for at least a 2-mile distance.
keying (fsk) communication when used in conjunction
b. Use. Radio Set AN/PRC-47 is used for two-way
with the fsk converter such as Converter-Oscillator CV-
high-frequency (hf) radio communications. It is nor-
mally used in the portable (man carried) configuration,