ARC-2 HF transceiver

Some pictures of the Collins ARC-2

Herman, PA0VRE fixed the tuning mechanism and made a rear connector to apply the 28Vdc power

Tuning range 2-9Mc

Power output about 30W CW/AM

Sensitivity 1uV

Weigth about 60 pounds (watch your back!)



After restoration: just like it has never been used before...


Varicoil tuning

Here you can see which pins to connect to make it work!

Home made connector pins

Defective tuning memory mechanism