Hallicrafters S-120 Desktop Shortwave receiver

  Add a review   View all reviews (1)   Add to my shack

 
 

The Hallicrafters S-120 general coverage receiver tunes from 540 to 30000 kHz in four bands. Ranges: .55-1.6, 1.6-4.4, 4.5-11 and 11-30 MHz. There is also a 0-100 bandspread scale. Features include: ¼" Headphone Jack, BFO, Standby, built-in 5 inch speaker and illuminated dial. There is a built-in AM band Ferrite antenna, telescopic whip and external antenna terminals.

The circuit consists of: 12BE6 Converter, 12BA6 IF Amp/BFO, 12AV6 Audio Amp/AVC, 50C5 Audio Power Amp plus one selenium rectifier.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.55-30 MHz
TX-range
-
HAM bands
-
Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Find the Hallicrafters S-120 on ebay

Receiver

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

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
Built-in sweep
Impedance
50/600Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
30 W @ 110 VAC
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
343 × 149 × 222 mm (13.50 × 5.87 × 8.74 in)
Weight
4.60 kg (10.1 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1960 and 1963

Other features

Memories
-
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

No documents available for this rig

Can you supply additional documents? Please get in touch!
Show more Hallicrafters documents...

Have you spotted an error or can you provide more information? Let us know!

Related

Reviews

Fairly good

Hallicrafters S-120, Desktop Shortwave receiver

Fairly good. Can tune in SSB. Temperamental though.

Overall
 
Performance
Build quality
Features
User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2002
USD 40.00

Prices

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. The graph below shows historical prices paid by hams over the years. May it guide you to good fortune...

Price Condition Year User
USD 40.00 Okay / Used 2002 smeezekitty
USD 34.77 Okay / Used 2010 eBay
USD Fair / Used 2013 KF0AM
To submit a price, either review the rig or add it to your shack.