The SCR-245 Radio was a mobile Signal Corps Radio used by the U.S. Army before and during World War II, for short range ground communications, It was one of the first crystal controlled sets used by the Army.
SCR-245 mounted in Dodge VC-2 radio command car
|Place of origin||United States|
|Used by||US Army|
|Wars||World War II|
The SCR-245 was standardized on 10 June 1937, and used by Armored forces for command and control of tank units. It replaced the earlier SCR-189 and was used primarily in the early M2, M3 light tanks as well as the early M3 medium tanks. Their large size required them to be mounted in the tanks sponsons. It was replaced by the SCR-508 sets.
- SCR-210 Receiver only set
- Harry Yeide. Weapons of the Tankers. Zenith Imprint. pp. 54–. ISBN 978-1-61060-778-0.
- Richard J. Thompson, Jr. (30 November 2011). Crystal Clear: The Struggle for Reliable Communications Technology in World War II. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 28–. ISBN 978-0-470-05128-3.
- Dulany Terrett. The Signal Corps: the emergency (to December 1941). Government Printing Office. pp. 139–. ISBN 978-0-16-093494-0.
- United States. War Department (1945). Technical Manual (TM 11-272 ed.). US Government.
- TM 11-487 Electrical Communications Equipment
- TM 11-227 APRIL 1944 Radio Communication Equipment (Directory)
- TM 11-272
- Radio to free Europe