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Wadley loop design
Transistorised H.F. communications receiver.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
±50 Hz over an eight hour period at constant ambient temperature and humidity after 2 hours from switching on. Better than 50 Hz per degree Centigrade at constand humidity after 2 hours from switching on.
Tuning steps
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Memories
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Receiver

RX-range
0.98-30 MHz
Modulations
AM   CW   USB   LSB   DSB  
Sensitivity
CW / SSB: 1 µV for 15 dB S/N
AM / DSB: 30% modulated at 400 Hz: 3 µV for 15 dB S/N
Selectivity
0.5-13 kHz
Filters
0.2 / 1.2 / 3.0 / 6.5 / 13 kHz
Receiver system
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IF-frequencies
455 kHz
100 kHz
Image rejection
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Audio output
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Connections

Antenna
Proprietary
Impedance
75Ω
Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (100-125 / 200-250V) or 21-27V DC
Current drain RX
10 VA approx.
TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
406 × 89 × 482.5 mm (15.98 × 3.50 × 19.00 in)
Weight
13.60 kg (30.0 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1972 and 19xx in Great Britain

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Automatic Gain Control
Accessories
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RigReference ID
4476
MPN
RACAL-RA-001217

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2006 EUR 150.00 Used / Good radiostacja

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