The Sony ICF-5800L Captain 77 portable receiver covers longwave (150-285 kHz), medium wave (520-1605 kHz), shortwave (1.6-4.5 and 4.5-12 MHz and FM (87.5-108 MHz). There are separate controls for Bass and Treble. There is an AFC switch for FM and a DX/Local switch for shortwave. This radio has a built in timer that will turn the radio on and off within 60 minutes. This radio has a tuning meter plug two tuning speeds. There are external antenna terminals for the FM and shortwave bands. Operation is from four C cells, 6 VDC or optional AC adapter.
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- Handheld Amateur HF/VHF Receiver
- Frequency range RX
150-285 / 520-1605 kHz
1.6-4.5 / 4.5-12 / 87.5-108 MHz
- Frequency stability
- Tuning steps
- AM / W-FM / CW / SSB
- Receiver system
- Double conversion
- Image rejection
- Audio output
- Clamps/screws + Built-in whip
- Power requirements
- 6V DC or mains
- Current drain RX
- Dimensions (w×h×d)
- 210 × 228 × 86 mm (8.27 × 8.98 × 3.39 in)
- Form factor
- Between 19xx and 19xx in Japan
- None available
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