Lafayette HE-30 (KT-320) Desktop Shortwave receiver

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Also known as Lafayette KT-320 in kit form.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.55-30 MHz
TX-range
-
HAM bands
-
Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW  
Sensitivity
1 µV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity
4 kHz (-6 dB), 20 kHz (-60 dB) without Q-multiplier
1.6 kHz (-6 dB) with Q-multiplier
Receiver system
9 tubes
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50/400 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
-
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
381 × 177.8 × 254 mm (15.00 × 7.00 × 10.00 in)
Weight
9.53 kg (21.0 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1961 and 1964
MPN

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Lafayette HE-30 Manual submitted by Charles Hall
 
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Stories & reviews

HE-30

Lafayette HE-30 (KT-320), Desktop Shortwave receiver

Receives SSB with BFO Not listed. Good sensetivity and very stable after short warm up. Great Boatanchor.

Overall
 
Performance
Build quality
Features
User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2010
USD 0.00

Great Receiver

Lafayette HE-30 (KT-320), Desktop Shortwave receiver

Received this radio for birthday 50 years ago. Great radio! I still have it in my shack! See photo at qrz.com. Call sign N5YZ..

Written by [deactivated user] on Nov 18, 2015

Overall
 
Performance
Build quality
Features
User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2015

What is it worth?

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. We collect prices paid by real hams over the years to help you estimate the current value of the Lafayette HE-30 (KT-320). Just bought or sold this model? Let us know what you traded it for and help other ham operators!

Based on historic data, today's value of the Lafayette HE-30 (KT-320) might be around:

  • USD 12.00
Price Condition Year User
USD 25.00 Used / Okay 2010 eBay
USD 56.00 Used / Okay 2010 eBay
USD 0.00 Used / Good 2010 oddbob51

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