JRC NRD-515 Desktop HF/VHF Receiver

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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.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.1-29.9999 MHz
TX-range
-
HAM bands
-
Stability
± 50Hz per hour after 1 hour.
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

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
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

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50/75Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
50W
TX
-

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
MPN

Other features

Memories
-
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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Stories & reviews

Excellent and built like a tank

JRC NRD-515, Desktop HF/VHF Receiver

very good receiver, expecially with his loudspeaker NVA 515. Needs a more effective NB and squelch to be perfect.

Written by dberron on Mar 29, 2014

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Performance
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User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2013
EUR 500.00

What is it worth?

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Based on historic data, today's value of the JRC NRD-515 might be around:

  • USD 981.00
  • EUR 410.00
Price Condition Year User
EUR 525.00 Used / Good 2009 pd0ejn
USD 1195.00 Used / Good 2013 eBay
EUR 500.00 Used / Good 2013 dberron

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