The radio is a short wave radio operates under either USB or LSB voice mode, or cw mode. The frequency range is 1.6 MHz to 12.999 MHz and it has 10 preset channels. The radio is measured 270mm X 200mm X 66mm with battery, weights 5.6 kg with header and 2.4 meter antenna and carrying backpack.
Since it is light-weighted and easy to operate, troops like it very much. Further development of this radio add a frequency agile module, and this upgraded radio was formally adopted by Chinese military as TBR-133 shortwave SSB radio.