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Drake R8B

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Desktop HF/VHF Receiver

R8B Improvements over R8:
* Improved Ergonomics: Single key presses will select your mode and bandwidth.
* More Memories: 1000 memory positions.
* Faster Scanning: Scan 40 channels per second.
* Alphanumeric Display: Program names may be displayed on the front panel.
* Display & Entry Frequencies: User programmable in kHz or MHz.
* Cabinet Feet: Front panel tilt via a metal bail.
* Event Timers/Clocks: 2 Timers. The time may be programmed to remain on at all times.
* Improved AGC: The AGC has a smoother attack for improved SSB listening.
* Tone Control: Expanded control of high frequency range.
* FM Receive Mode: New highpass filter to reduce sub-audible tone squelch signals.
* Line Cord: New detachable power cord.
* Expanded RS-232 Control: Allows customized reports of frequency, mode, memory, channel, name, and signal strength.

Specifications
Type
Desktop Amateur HF/VHF Receiver 
Frequency range RX
0.1-30 MHz
(RX 35-55 / 108-174 MHz with optional converter) 
TX
Frequency stability
Tuning steps
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / AM-sync / FM / CW / SSB / RTTY 
Sensitivity
Selectivity
Receiver system
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
RF-output
Connections
Antenna
SO-239 + Klemmen / schroeven 
Impedance
50/500Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
11-16V DC or mains 
Current drain RX
Max 2 A 
TX
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
334 × 134 × 330 mm (13.15 × 5.28 × 12.99 in)  
Weight
5.9 kg (13 lbs)  
Form factor
Desktop 
Manufactured
Between 199x and 2005  
Other features
Memories
1000 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Drake 
Model
R8B
Features
RS232C interface 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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