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The Hallicrafters SX-28 shortwave receiver uses 15 vacuum tubes. Features include AVC (Automatic Volume Control), Noise Limiter, Bandspread, Push-Pull audio output and 'high fidelity' audio quality. Around 50,000 SX-28's and SX-28A's have been built between 1940 and 1946.

Allegedly, former U.S. president Harry, S. Truman had an SX-28 behind his desk in the Oval Office.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
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Memories
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Receiver

RX-range
0.55-43 MHz in 6 bands
Modulations
AM   CW  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Filters
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Receiver system
Single conversion
IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
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Audio output
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Connections

Antenna
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Impedance
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Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
521 × 254 × 375 mm (20.51 × 10.00 × 14.76 in)
Weight
34.00 kg (75.0 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1941 and 1944 in USA

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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RigReference ID
2821
MPN
HALLICRAFTERS-SX-000028-SUPER-SKYRIDER

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superb receiver 5 years ago by gsantacanav

New and second-hand prices

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  • USD 315.00

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