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The Lowe HF-250 is a considerably evolutionary, enhanced version of the HF-225. Coverage is 30-30000 kHz in these modes: CW, AM, LSB, USB and FM. The digital LCD readout is to 0.1 kHz (100 Hz). It features 255 Memories, Attenuator, Record Jack, 200 Hz Audio CW Filter, Dual VFOs, Tilt Feet, RS232 Port, FM Squelch, Backlit Display, Mute Line, Tone Control, Recorder Activation, Dual Clock Timer, 1 MHz Up-Down Tuning.

General characteristics

HAM bands
?
Frequency stability
< ±30 Hz in 1 hour typical
Tuning steps
8 Hz / 0.05 kHz
Memories
255 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.03-30 MHz
Modulations
AM   AM-sync   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
0.5 µV SSB 2-30 Mhz
Selectivity
2.2 kHz 2.3 kHz -6 dB
4.0 kHz 5.9 kHz -6 dB
7.0 kHz 8.8 kHz -6 dB
10 kHz 10.5 kHz -6 dB
Filters
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Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 45 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
1.6W 8 ohms 5% THD

Connections

Antenna
SO-239 + Hi-Z
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
10-15V DC
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
280 × 100 × 132 mm (11.02 × 3.94 × 5.20 in)
Weight
2.80 kg (6.2 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1995 and 1998 in Great Britain

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
RS-232
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
3560
MPN
LOWE-HF-000250

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New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Lowe HF-250 is around:

  • EUR 60.00 ~ EUR 26.00
  • USD 998.00

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These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 1000.00 Used / Mint dxace1
2008 EUR 130.00 Used / Good elmer
2008 EUR 300.00 Used / Good elmer

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