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Drake R4

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Desktop Shortwave receiver

The R.L. Drake Company produced the R4 as an advancement over the famous 2C model. The R4 covers: 3.5-4, 7-7.5, 14-14.5, 21-21.5 and 28.5-29 MHz plus ten 500 kHz crystal positions (with optional crystals). Modes of reception include: SSB, CW and AM. The dial accuracy is and impressive ±1 kHz. Features include: PBT, Line out, Crystal Calibrator (100 kHz), RF Gain, Mute Jack, Speaker Jack, Anti-Vox Jack and Dial Lamp. This radio requires an external speaker. The R4 matches the T4 or T4X transmitters.

Specifications
Type
Desktop Amateur HF Receiver 
Frequency range RX
160-10 m 
TX
Frequency stability
Tuning steps
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / CW / SSB 
Sensitivity
Selectivity
Receiver system
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
RF-output
Connections
Antenna
Impedance
50 Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
Mains 
Current drain RX
60W 
TX
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
140 × 273 × 297 mm (5.51 × 10.75 × 11.69 in)  
Weight
7.3 kg (16.1 lbs)  
Form factor
Desktop 
Manufactured
Between 1964 and 1965 in USA 
Other features
Memories
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Drake 
Model
R4
Features
 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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