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Digital blue flouresccent display, showing the frequency on all bands. This is the US version of DR-29.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
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Receiver

RX-range
0.525-1.61 / 3.2-30 / 88-108 MHz
Modulations
AM   W-FM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Filters
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Receiver system
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IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
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Audio output
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Connections

Antenna
Built-in sweep
Impedance
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Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains or 9V DC (6LR20 / D)
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Manufactured
Between 1978 and 1979 in Japan
Dimensions (w×h×d)
381 × 246 × 120 mm (15.00 × 9.69 × 4.72 in)
Weight
3.90 kg (8.6 lbs)
Form factor
Handheld

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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MPN
NATIONAL-/-PANASONIC-RF-002900

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Reviews & stories

Good value for money

National / Panasonic RF-2900, Handheld HF/VHF Receiver

Costs about half the sum of a Panasonic RF-4900 but performs almost equally well.
Sensitive on MW, must be much better than the specification.
Its main weak point is the lack of selectivity.

Written by magnus on Jan 1, 2011

Overall
 
Performance
Build quality
Features
User friendliness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2004
EUR 50.00

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the National / Panasonic RF-2900 is around:

  • EUR 5.00

These estimates are based on the following prices: (see all 1 prices)

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2004 EUR 50.00 Used / Good magnus

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