15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: RADAR SET
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER: F5840-50-3756
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Bendix Radio Division of Bendix Aviation Corp.
The AN/GPN-2 includes Power Trailer V-22/M,
which supplies power for the equipment and for the air-
The operating shelter is constructed on skids and
may be removed from the truck for semi-permanent
Facilities have been provided for radio transmission
and reception on the UHF bands and for emergency
communication in the 200 to 500 kc range.
RELATION TO SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
Operating Voltages and Power Requirements-
117v, 1-ph, 60 cps, 5.1 kw; 28 vdc
Frequency - Transmission, 2.0 to 18.1 mc, 3 to
4 mnc, and 100 t., 156 mnc; receiver, 1.5 to
9.0 mc, 3 to 6 mc, and 100 to 156 mc
Power Output - 8w (100 to 156 mnc), 100w (2 to
18.1 mnc), 15w (3 to 4 mc)
Range - 20 mi at 5, 000 ft; 30 mi max
Peak Power Output - 200 kw
Pulse Rate - 2, 000 pps
Pulse Width - 0.5 usec
IF. Frequency - 30 mc
Band Pass - 3. 5 mc
The AN,GPN-2 is a mobile ground radar search
Siting: Requires unobstructed field
system that provides aircraft traffic control facilities.
proximity to the landing facilities.
Means for communication between the radar set
operators, surrounding aircraft, and the control tower are
Radar Direction Finder Equipment DBFI is used as
part of this equipment so that instant identification of
any of several aircraft communicating on VHF signals
may be obtained.