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Racal RA-1217

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Desktop Shortwave receiver

Wadley loop design
Transistorised H.F. communications receiver.

Specifications
Type
Desktop Amateur HF Receiver 
Frequency range RX
0.98-30 MHz 
TX
Frequency stability
±50 Hz over an eight hour period at constant ambient temperature and humidity after 2 hours from switching on. Better than 50 Hz per degree Centigrade at constand humidity after 2 hours from switching on. 
Tuning steps
Filters
0.2 / 1.2 / 3.0 / 6.5 / 13 kHz 
Receiver
Modulations
AM / CW / USB / LSB / DSB 
Sensitivity
CW / SSB: 1 µV for 15 dB S/N
AM / DSB: 30% modulated at 400 Hz: 3 µV for 15 dB S/N 
Selectivity
0.5-13 kHz 
Receiver system
IF-frequencies
455 kHz
100 kHz 
Image rejection
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
RF-output
Connections
Antenna
Merkgebonden 
Impedance
75Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
Mains (100-125 / 200-250V) or 21-27V DC 
Current drain RX
10 VA approx. 
TX
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
406 × 89 × 482 mm (15.98 × 3.50 × 19.00 in)  
Weight
13.6 kg (30 lbs)  
Form factor
Desktop 
Manufactured
Between 1972 and 19xx in Great Britain 
Other features
Memories
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Racal 
Model
RA-1217
Features
Automatic Gain Control 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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