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Green fluorescent display. This is the US version of the DR-49.

General characteristics

HAM bands
?
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
?

Receiver

RX-range
0.525-31 MHz / 88-108 MHz
Modulations
AM   W-FM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
5-30 MHz
AM 1,1 - 1,4 µV
SSB 0,6 - 1,0 µV
MW
60 µV
Selectivity
-6/-60 dB
1,7/6,0 kHz, 2,5/15 kHz
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
?

Connections

Antenna
Clamps / screws + Built-in ferrite bar
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC or mains
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
482 × 200 × 354 mm (18.98 × 7.87 × 13.94 in)
Weight
8.00 kg (17.7 lbs) less batteries
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 1979 and 1983 in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
S-Meter
RF-Gain
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
3674
MPN
NATIONAL-/-PANASONIC-RF-004900

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Reviews & stories

Rating Title Submitted
Its ok to be a kid again. 9 years ago by Radio10
Not a first hand choice 10 years ago by magnus
Almost too much fun 12 years ago by n25

New and second-hand prices

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. We collect prices paid by real hams over the years to help you estimate the value of a used National / Panasonic RF-4900. 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 second-hand price of the National / Panasonic RF-4900 is around:

  • EUR 9.00 ~ EUR 38.00
  • USD 72.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2010 USD 230.00 Used / Good Radio10
2010 EUR 120.00 Used / Good magnus
2003 EUR 125.00 Used / Good n25

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