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Can anyone identify this component?

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It was found inside a Motorola HLN3333 RICK interface that had been modified.

I'm trying to figure out what the modification was all about.

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I also thought it was a relay, but after a Google search for the manufacturer, I came up empty handed. I've never heard of Babcock components before...

I'll post more pics in a few minutes.
 

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My guess also is a relay. We did some modifications back in the day on those that would allow remote setup and knockdown via dtmf from a radious mobile radio. Relay would pull in on propwer DTMF and pull the setup on.
 

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Another butchered R.I.C.K.


And yes, the relay is similar to the relay in the MX portables.
 

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Hopefully he left a basic diagram/parts list/concept of what he was trying to do. I always tried to be nice to the next technician. I've heard stories of people that would jump out I.F. stages or antenna relays just to get home at 3 AM. I've seen RCA control heads hooked to Motorola chassis (I think to show RCAs work as well as Motorola.
 

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W2MR, my Johnson Viking had a Motorola 'T' Power control head...

We built a master control head for RCA, Motorola and GE radios.
 

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Interesting. We never used MX portables here in SA but I guess the local models were similar but had different model numbers.

There's no diagram left behind so it's anyone's guess. I'm just going to bin the RICK.
 
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