The AN/ARC-164 is an airborne UHF communications system, found on B-52G/H, C/EC/RC-26D, C-130, C-141, F-15, F-16, UH-1D, CH-47, H-53 and H-60 aircraft .
The ARC-164 is a military UHF AM radio
that operates between 225-400 MHz
and transmits at 10 watts
. It features a separate guard
receiver for monitoring 243 MHz while simultaneously monitoring the active channel selected, an ECCM
slice capable of storing multiple Word-of-Day patterns for Havequick
operation, and can also serve as a channel selector and audio demodulator for separate UHF DF
systems. There are 2 common installations: remote and panel. With a remote installation, the R/T is in a remote location, while the panel installation features an all-in-one R/T and control panel.