Racal RA-217 Desktop Shortwave receiver

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The RA1217, and its table top brother the RA217, is virtually a solid state version of the RA117, the only electrical differences are in the reception of SSB signals. The set can resolve USB, LSB and AM using separate demodulators, and with the use of a BFO, CW can be resolved.

Frequency range

RX-range
1-30 MHz (down to 200 kHz with reduced sensitivity)
TX-range
-
HAM bands
-
Stability
±50Hz over 8hrs at constant temp after 2hrs warm up
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

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Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW   USB   LSB   DSB  
Sensitivity
AM: 3µV EMF for 15dB S/N 30% modulation at 400Hz
CW/SSB: 1µV EMF for 15db S/N
Selectivity
0.2 / 1 / 3 / 13 kHz
Receiver system
-
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
BNC
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
-
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
-
Weight
28.00 kg (61.8 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1969 and 1972 in Great Britain

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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