Drake R4 Desktop Shortwave receiver

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The R.L. Drake Company produced the R4 as an advancement over the famous 2C model. The R4 covers: 3.5-4, 7-7.5, 14-14.5, 21-21.5 and 28.5-29 MHz plus ten 500 kHz crystal positions (with optional crystals). Modes of reception include: SSB, CW and AM. The dial accuracy is and impressive ±1 kHz. Features include: PBT, Line out, Crystal Calibrator (100 kHz), RF Gain, Mute Jack, Speaker Jack, Anti-Vox Jack and Dial Lamp. This radio requires an external speaker. The R4 matches the T4 or T4X transmitters.

Frequency range

RX-range
160-10 m
TX-range
-
HAM bands
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Stability
-
Tuning steps
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Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
-
Selectivity
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Receiver system
-
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
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Audio output
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Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
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Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
60W
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
140 × 273 × 297 mm (5.51 × 10.75 × 11.69 in)
Weight
7.30 kg (16.1 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1964 and 1965 in USA

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

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USD 155.01 Okay / Used 2010 eBay
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