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General characteristics

HAM bands
80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
< 400 cycles before warm up; < 100 cycles after warm up; < 100 cycles for 10% line voltage change
Tuning steps
?
Memories
?

Receiver

RX-range
80-10 m (3.5-30 MHz in 12 600kHz segments)
Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
< 0.5µV @ 10 db signal to noise.
Selectivity
5kHz (6 dB) or better
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
60dB
Audio output
1W @ 3% THD

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (120 VAC)
Current drain RX
40W
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
305 × 180 × 230 mm (12.01 × 7.09 × 9.06 in)
Weight
6.55 kg (14.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1961 and 1964 in USA

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
2572
MPN
DRAKE-000002-B

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Reviews & stories

Rating Title Submitted
Drake 2-B/2-BQ 7 years ago by k6ctw
As stable as a Collins 7 years ago by landaircom

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Drake 2-B is around:

  • USD 112.00 ~ USD 82.00

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2010 USD 207.50 Used / Good eBay
2010 USD 282.77 Used / Good eBay

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