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Marine radio receiver NRD-72 From 1978 to 1982 built JRC (Japan Radio Co. Ltd., Tokyo) this recipient. It covers the range between 100 kHz and 30 MHz in the modes A1, A2, A3, and SSB (USB) from, for Sitor mode (F1) is supplied as an accessory adapter. The frequency is in the great line of LEDs in the upper central part of the unit to 100 Hz display accurately. Voting for the full MHz with large wheel on the left set, less than 1 MHz by "up / down tuning" with the same size wheel in the center of the device. It can be selected tuning steps between 1 kHz and 100 Hz. The frequency can be locked once adjusted by pressing the "Lock" to prevent accidental turn. For A1, 500 Hz and 3 kHz as available bandwidth, A3 kHz for 3 and 6. 2182 kHz is invoked by pressing a button, the AGC is turned off, a BFO (+ / - 2.5 kHz) is present. The intermediate frequencies of 2 x-Spuers are 70.455 MHz and 455 kHz). The NRD-72 is running on AC voltages between 110 and 100 V and at 24V. A loudspeaker is not installed in sockets for an external speaker and headphones, are located on the front page.

General characteristics

HAM bands
Frequency stability
Tuning steps
0.1 / 1 kHz


0.1-30 MHz
CW   SSB   DSB  
Receiver system
Image rejection
Audio output


50 Ω


Power requirements
Mains or 24V DC
Current drain RX


Dimensions (w×h×d)
480 × 149 × 290 mm (18.90 × 5.87 × 11.42 in)
11.00 kg (24.3 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Between 1978 and 1982 in Japan

Other features

Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
RigReference ID

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

JRC NDR-72 Instruction Manual (Japanese) PDF - 2.98 MB, submitted by Da Da
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JRC NRD-72 Marine HF Receiver 11 years ago by dxinginfo.com

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  • USD 183.00 ~ USD 50.00

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2013 USD 580.00 Used / Good eBay
2012 USD 200.00 Used / Good dxinginfo.com

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