Chinese/NVA Type 71B Backpack Radio

Manufacturer: China
Coverage: 1.9 to 7.2 MHz
Mode: Amplitude Modulation
Power: D-71 dry battery
Size: 6 1/2" X 12" X 15"
Weight: 45 pounds

The 71B back pack radio used the old tube type technology which had a high power consumption as compared to solid state technology of the period. Thanks for the photographs and specifications provided by LTC William Howard at, Largo, Florida.

Internal view of the 71B showing tubes in metal cans