Guttman, Jon
October 2009
Military History;Oct/Nov2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p21
The article focuses on the SCR-536 also known as handie-talkie, a field radio for military purpose developed by a team lead by engineer Don Mitchell of Galvin Manufacturing in 1940. The production of the radio started in July 1941. It was designed for use in field communication by foot soldiers during the World War II. The battery of SCR-536 could last for a day and it weighs 5 pounds.


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