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The Hallicrafters SX-117 is an amateur band receiver. The frequency coverage is: 3.5-4, 7-7.5, 14-14.5, 21-21.5 and 28.5-29 MHz. Optional crystal positions for: 9.5-10, 28-28.5, 29-29.5 and 29.5-30 MHz. Modes of reception include AM, LSB, USB and CW. Selectivity is 5/2.5/0.5 kHz -6 dB. This receiver matches the HT-44 transmitter. Features include: ź" Headphone Jack, S-Meter, AVC ON/OFF, Calibrator 100 kHz, RF Gain, ANL, Mute Line, Antenna Trimmer, Notch, Dial Lamp, BFO, Speaker Terminals, Standby, VFO Out Jack, Cal Reset, Crystal Oscillator Output Jack, Preselector. This radio does not have a built-in speaker.

Matches the Hallicrafters HT-44 transmitter.

General characteristics

HAM bands
80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Continuous
Memories
None

Receiver

RX-range
10-80 m + WWV
Modulations
AM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
> 0.5 to 1 µV.
Selectivity
5 / 2.5 / 0.5 kHz @ -6 dB
Filters
5 / 2.5 / 0.5 kHz
Receiver system
Superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
Requires external speaker

Connections

Antenna
RCA (Tulip)
Impedance
50/75Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
70 W
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
281 × 197 × 375 mm (11.06 × 7.76 × 14.76 in)
Weight
8.40 kg (18.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1962 and 1965 in USA

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
R-47 external speaker
R-48 external speaker
RigReference ID
2812
MPN
HALLICRAFTERS-SX-000117

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New and second-hand prices

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  • USD 169.00 ~ USD 25.00

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These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2019 USD 331.62 Used / Okay eBay
2019 USD 180.39 Used / Fair eBay
2019 USD 169.95 Used / Poor eBay
2010 USD 65.00 Used / Good eBay
1962 USD 379.95 New / Mint RigReference

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