AOR AR-5000 Desktop HF/VHF/UHF Scanner / receiver

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The AOR AR-5000 series has always offered exceptional spectrum coverage and advanced commercial features at a modest price. The new AR5000A models cover all the way from 10 kHz to 3 GHz (less cellular on blocked models), this DC to daylight radio won't miss much! Modes of reception include: AM, FM-N, FM-W, LSB, USB and CW. Six bandwidths are supplied (3, 6, 15, 30, 110 and 220 kHz.) and a slot for a 0.5 kHz filter is available. The triple conversion circuit and varactor tuned front-end provide excellent overload characteristics. Two thousand memories in 20 banks of 100 are featured. Each memory channel may hold: frequency, mode, band width, LPF, HPF, de-emphasis, tuning step, step-adjust, frequency off-set, AGC, attenuator, CTCSS tone, antenna selection, 8 character text tag and lockout!
Sophisticated scanning is available including channel pass, select scan and auto-store. Besides normal scanning (25 memories per second), there is also CyberScan (45 seconds) without channel tags. Scanning search (sometimes called sweep or spectrum scan) is also supported, allowing the radio to automatically tune between user-defined frequencies. The large front panel is very comfortable to use. Other features include: two antenna inputs (N and SO-239), antenna attenuator, keypad entry, computer control, audio filter, dial torque adjustment, mute, AGC, lock, RS232 port, squelch, analog S-meter, preamp, removable feet raisers, scanning (25/50 channels/second) and sweep. In FM mode the AGC may be set to Off or On. In other modes the AGC may be set to Off, Fast, Middle or Slow. This radio may be run from 12 VDC at 1 Amp (with optional DC3000 power cord) or via supplied 110 VAC adapter. There is a programmable 10.7 MHz IF output on the back to drive the optional SDU5600. There is also a programmable 10 MHz External Frequency Standard input jack [BNC] for laboratory applications.

- The AR-5000B versions are cellular blocked with the 824-849 / 869-894 MHz cellular gap and are available to anyone.
- The AR-5000U and AR-5000C versions are unblocked full coverage versions without the 824-849 / 869-894 MHz cellular gap.
- The AR-5000+3 versions have these additional three features: Noise Blanker, AFC and AM Synchronous Detection.
- The AR-5000AC version is the frequency coherent model and covers 10 kHz to 3.0 GHz continuously

Frequency range

RX-range
0.01-2600 MHz (C)
0.01-3000 MHz (AC/B/+3)
TX-range
-
HAM bands
-
Stability
-
Tuning steps
1 / 10 / 50 / 100 / 500 Hz / 1 / 5 / 6.25 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 100 / 500 kHz
Filters
3, 6, 15, 30, 110 and 220 kHz (500 Hz optional)

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Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
10 - 20 MHz
0.56V AM 6 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.25V SSB 3 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.36V FM 6 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.56V FM 15 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
90 - 150 MHz
0.50V AM 6 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.20V SSB 3 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.25V FM 6 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.28V FM 15 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.50V FM 30 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.80V FM 110 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
1.12V FM 220 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
400 - 700 MHz
0.56V AM 6 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.23V SSB 3 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.28V FM 6 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.32V FM 15 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.50V FM 30 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
1.80V FM 110 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
1.25V FM 220 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
1.6 - 2.6 GHz
0.36V AM 6 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.14V SSB 3 kHz filter 10dB S/N
0.20V FM 6 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.22V FM 15 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.40V FM 30 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.63V FM 110 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
0.90V FM 220 kHz filter 12dB SINAD
Selectivity
-
Receiver system
Triple conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
1.7 watts into 8 ohms (@ 13.5V) @ 10% distortion

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
SO-239 + N-type
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC or mains
Current drain RX
1 A
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
217 × 100 × 260 mm (8.54 × 3.94 × 10.24 in)
Weight
3.50 kg (7.7 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1996 and xxxx

Other features

Memories
2000 channels in 20 bank(s) @ 45 channels/second
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-

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very good receiver

AOR AR-5000, Desktop HF/VHF/UHF Scanner / receiver

this is a very good receiver . and the good frequency rance . good for strong signal . good HF receiver and for ham Radio and satalite and week signaals

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Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2014
EUR 750.00

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EUR 750.00 Good / Used 2014 p.meijde8
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