Receiver Type R1082 (UK)
The R1082 was a general purpose airborne HF
used by the Royal Air Force together with companion transmitter T1083,
the mid 1930s until the early 1940s, prior to the introduction of the
receiver and T1155.
It was also used in the RAF Air-Sea Rescue Launches.
The TRF receiver had a total of 6 valves and used 14 plug-in coils to
cover the frequency bands 111 - 500 KHz and 3 - 15 MHz in four ranges.
The receiver is constructed on a metal front panel to which all the
are mounted, The receiver case is of wood.
The equipment was powered from a 120 Volt dc generator and a 2 Volt
The T1083/R1082 provided RT and CW communications plus an intercom
for crew members.
A locally manufactured
of this receiver was used by the Royal Australian Air Force, designated
The equipment was also
by the Canadian Air Force.