Hoping someone can identify the following military radio.

enter image description here

I spotted it at the curb and decided to make it a land-fill diversion project...

  • 4
    $\begingroup$ Welcome to ham.stackexchange.com! Good on you for saving something interesting from the landfill. There's no identification plate with a model or serial number on it anywhere? $\endgroup$
    – rclocher3
    Commented Aug 11, 2019 at 4:48
  • 3
    $\begingroup$ The connectors on the back side are possibly also helpful for identification, so if you happen to have a photo of that too.. $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 11, 2019 at 11:09

2 Answers 2


One of the fine folks from MMRCG identified this as model R-1484/PRR-15

  • $\begingroup$ And a Google search for R-1484/PRR-15 confirms this. Thank you, and welcome to this site. :-) $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 11, 2019 at 19:42

This is indeed a R-1484/PRR-15, also known as AN/PRR-15. Made by Zenith, circa 1969 for USMC sigint use in Viet Nam. Probably fewer than 100 made.


You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .