AT RF13 Portable VHF Transceiver Package

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AT RF13 Portable VHF Transceiver Package

AT RF13 Portable VHF Transceiver Package Package consists of AT RF13 transceiver and accessories. The portable Transceiver package is used for phonic communication or data transmission in 30 MHz to 88 MHz frequency range. It also features voice Encryption mode, selective communication, broadcasting of short encoded messages, up to 9 preset channels, automatic preset channels scanning, and controlling of most functions from the handset. The supplied types of antennas and adjustable output power make it suitable for use in many situations. Both rechargeable battery packs secure a standard round-the-clock operation. All components of the package are placed in a bag. The package  is carried and operated by one person.

Operating features

  • whisper operation with increased microphone sensitivity
  • squelch - inhabitable, normal or tone (150 Hz)
  • 9 preset channels storage
  • pre-set channels priority scanning
  • selective calling
  • FLASH - 3 digits code quick transmission
  • in case of emergency, instant erasure of data stored in memory
  • selection of access and operation level
  • channel programming from PK13 fill gun, or from another transceiver
  • controlling of transceiver from handset
  • pre-set channels selection
  • group and general call
  • group and individual users selection
  • encrypted speech with individual codes of channels
  • telephone line extension

Technical parameters

Frequency range 30.000 MHz to 87.975 MHz
Channel spacing 25 kHz
Number of channels 2320
Channel selection from transceiver keyboard
Operating modes simplex or semiduplex telephony or data transmission to 16 kbit/s
Voice encryption through internal digital scrambler
Modulation FM, max. deviation 5.6 kHz
RF power output 0.2 W reduced (± 2 dB)
  5 W nominal (+1.5 dB/-1 dB)
Receiver sensitivity better than 0.5 µV at 12 dB SINAD
Effectively transmitted frequencies range  
for F3 operation 300 Hz to 3400 Hz
for data transmission 150 Hz to 9000 Hz
AF power output controllable, min. 200 mW/4 W
Nominal power supply voltage 12 V
Power supply voltage range 10 V to 15 V
Operation time from RF13.1 battery pack minimum 14 hours at 1 : 1 : 10 Tx/Rx/Standby ratio and nominal output power
Current consumption max. 2 A in transmission mode at nominal output power
  max. 0.6 A in transmission mode at reduced output power
  max. 0.2 A in reception mode
  max. 0.12 A in standby mode
Operating temperature -30 °C to +60 °C
Transceiver weight max. 2.7 kg (no battery pack or accessories)
Battery pack weight max. 2.5 kg
Dimensions of transceiver with battery pack W 205 mm x H 83 mm x D 252 mm
Weight of complete set in bag, including a spare battery pack max. 11.5 kg
Dimensions of complete set in bag 250 mm x 380 mm x 450 mm
Average range at nominal output power in medium-wooded and medium-undulated terrain:     
  - with 0.5 m short tape antenna    1 km
  - with 1.5 m long tape antenna    8 km
  - with hang-up antenna    15 km
  - with 30 m long-wire antenna    15 km


  • Transceiver            AT RF13
  • Rechargeable battery pack     AT RF13.1
  • Rechargeable battery pack     AT RF13.1
  • Short tape antenna 0.5 m    AT AS1301
  • Long tape antenna 1.5 m    AT AL13
  • Hang-up antenna        AT RF13.8
  • Handset with control        AT RF13.2
  • Manpack bag    
  • Light fabric cover    
  • Carrying straps    
  • Carrying straps    
  • Extension cable    
  • Spare parts set   



AT RF13 Portable VHF Transceiver Package