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Fixed Mobiles (Draft)

This section covers mobiles used as a Fixed Station (from 1949 - 1990). For fixed station equipment please see the PMR Fixed Stations section

Note 1. The chronological order is approximate, due to the time overlaps of various design programs

Note 2. This list summarises the standard product ranges, and does not include (the many) customer specific variations or other products produced by Philips National Sales Organizations which were also used on a local-for-local basis

Please note: The chronological order is approximate

PTC108 (1949)

The PTC108 was the first Pye Telecom dash-mounting mobile and was quickly made available as a battery transportable version for use in the field.

The equipment is mentioned in the 1949 Pye Radio-telephone equipment catalogue, however to date no examples or photographs have been found of this equipment version.


PTC112/113 (1950)

A local control, battery powered transportable version of the remote mount PTC112/113 was made available as a replacement for the PTC108 which, being based on the original PTC104 equipment, did not remain long in production after 1950.

The PTC112/113 transportable equipment was mounted in a wooden case and a separate container was used for the battery or mains power supply.


PTC118/119 fixed Reporter (1951)

The long running Pye Reporter series was also made in an AC mains version for use as a temporary fixed station. The equipment case was lengthened and fitted with an internal AC mains power supply which would automatically change over to battery operation if the mains supply was not present.

Equipment photographs to follow


F10AM/FM Cambridge fixed mobile (1963)

The F10AM/FM Cambridges were low power 7 Watt fixed station radiotelephones for locally controlled operation. A version of the AC10PU AC mains power supply was fixed to the rear of the dash mount Cambridge case using an extended mobile cradle to form a table-top mounting station.

Equipment photographs to follow


AM5F Transistor Reporter (1963)

The AM5F transistor Reporter was a low power 3 Watt fixed station offering lower costs than the F10AM/FM Cambridges. It consisted of an AM5D mobile mounted side-by-side with an AC mains power supply to form a locally controlled desk-top station. This equipment was manufactured by Pye Group company Telecommunications, Finglas, Dublin, Eire.

Equipment photographs to follow


F15AM/FM Westminster (1967)

The Westminster fixed station F15AM/FM was adapted from the standard dash-mount Westminster equipment by the addition of a rear mounted AC mains power supply which also contained a loudspeaker. The mobile and the PSU were held together by a pair of side rails. This formed a compact, one-piece desk-top station for local control operation.

Equipment photographs to follow


MF5/MF25 Europa

A mains power supply could be provided on which to mount any mobile from the Europa series. This formed a compact, one-piece desk-top station for local control operation.

A version with higher battery capacity was supplied to the British Army for Platoon use.


AC200PU (1978)

The AC200PU was originally designed as a locally controlled simplex table-top base station to house an M200 series Olympic mobile. It was subsequently enlarged slightly in depth to accommodate the M290 and MX290 series mobile equipments. It also has a charging facility for a standby 12 Volt battery.

Equipment photographs to follow


AC90PU (1984)

The AC90PU was a small switched-mode AC mains power supply unit built into similar case mechanics to the M290 mobile. The mobile clipped onto the top of the PSU case. Intended to form the basis of a lower cost fixed mobile station than the AC200PU, the unit could accept the MF6AM, M290 or MX290 mobiles.

Equipment photographs to follow


PS900 (1988)

An AC mains power supply housing for FM900 series mobiles styled along the lines of the AC200PU.

Equipment photographs to follow


FM1000/PRX1020 (1990)

The PRX10 is a small desk-top AC mains PSU into which any FM1000 will slot. It contains a switched-mode power supply and provides external standby battery charging connections

Equipment photographs to follow


PRM80/PRX20 (1991)

A small desk-top housing unit for a PRM80 which contains a mains powered switched-mode power supply.

Equipment photographs to follow


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