The Japan Radio Company NRD-505 was JRCs first non-commercial shortwave receiver geared towards the radio amateur and serious shortwave listener. The NRD-505 tunes 100 kHz to 30 MHz in thirty 1 MHz bands, selected by a large MHz knob. Modes of reception include: RTTY, AM. LSB, USB and CW. This dual conversion superheterodyne circuit provides 0.5 µV 1.6-30 MHz SSB/CW S+N/N=10dB. Digital and analog frequency display is featured. The NRD-505 has an analog S-Meter, RIT, Noise Blanker and attenuator. Supplied filters for AM Wide (4.0 kHz), AM Narrow/SSB/RTTY (2.0 kHz) and optional CW (0.5 kHz). This receiver has modular construction. The rear panel has an SO-239 antenna input jack. There are RCA jacks for Line, Speaker and IF output. There is also a connection for the the matching NSD-505 transmitter. This radio does not have an internal speaker.
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