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A robustly built, top quality receiver. Optional memory units store frequency only. This model requires a speaker. A highly respected, collectable model.

Accessories: CFL-230 300 Hz Filter, CFL-260 600 Hz Filter, NVA-515 Speaker, CFL-218 1800 Hz Filter, NCM-515 Wired Keypad, NDH-515 24 Channel External Memory, NDH-518 96 Channel External Memory.

The NRD-515 was designed to match the JRC NSD-515D or JRC NSD-515S.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
± 50Hz per hour after 1 hour.
Tuning steps
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Memories
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Receiver

RX-range
0.1-29.9999 MHz
Modulations
AM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
Sensitivity
0.5 µV 1.6-30 MHz SSB/CW S+N/N=10dB
Selectivity
2.4 / 6 kHz
0.6 kHz optional
Filters
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Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 70.455 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
> 70 dB (1.6 - 30 MHz)
Audio output
1 W @ 4 Ohms, requires external speaker

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50/75Ω
Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
50W
TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
340 × 140 × 300 mm (13.39 × 5.51 × 11.81 in)
Weight
7.70 kg (17.0 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1979 and 1986 in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
¼" Head. Jack, S-Meter, Attenuator, NB, Mute Terminals, ANL, Line Out Jack, RIT, BFO, AGC, PBT, Speaker Output, MW Tune, Up-Down Tuning, Dial Lock, RF Gain, Int./Ext. VFO Switch.
Accessories
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RigReference ID
3296
MPN
JRC-NRD-000515

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Reviews & stories

Rating Title Submitted
Excellent and built like a tank 7 years ago by dberron

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the JRC NRD-515 is around:

  • EUR 131.00 ~ EUR 303.00
  • USD 89.00 ~ USD 724.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2013 USD 1195.00 Used / Good eBay
2013 EUR 500.00 Used / Good dberron
2009 EUR 525.00 Used / Good pd0ejn
2003 USD 1200.00 Used / Mint dxace1

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