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AEA WB-1 "Moscow muffler" (Advanced Electronics Applications Inc.)

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Type:Woodpecker blanker
Power supply:11-15 VDC (Barrel connector, center positive)
Current drain/power consumption:Max 575 mA
Dimensions (W*H*D):? mm (?")
Weight:? g (? oz)
Manufactured:USA, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Other: Switchable between 10 or 16 Hz pulses.
6 dB preamplifier.

This was a noise blanker for the notorious Soviet OTH radar DUGA,
a.k.a. "The russian woodpecker". The most known one is located near
Chernobyl, Ukraine. These cold war era DUGA radars were operational
between 1976 and 1989.

New price, may 1983 in the US: $129.95
Related documents:
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:73 Magazine: May 1983
Applicable radios: