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The Hammarlund HQ-160 general coverage receiver tunes from 540 to 30000 kHz in six ranges: .54-1.32, 1.32-3.2, 3.2-5.7, 5.7-10, 10-18 and 18-31 MHz. Bandspread: 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 Meters. Other enhancements include: antenna trimmer, noise limiter, RF gain, S-meter, stand-by and AVC on/off. This radio does not have a built in speaker. The suggested optional speaker is the S-200.

General characteristics

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

Receiver

RX-range
0.54-31 MHz
Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
4.5 kHz
Filters
?
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
Requires external speaker

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
?
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
482 × 266 × 330 mm (18.98 × 10.47 × 12.99 in)
Weight
17.00 kg (37.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1958 and 1960 in USA

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
SP-200 speaker
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
2843
MPN
HAMMARLUND-HQ-000160

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New and second-hand prices

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  • USD 247.00 ~ USD 0.00

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These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2021 USD 247.50 Used / Poor eBay
1986 USD 50.00 Used / Okay KV4NK
1958 USD 379.00 New / Mint RigReference

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