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The Sony ICF-5800L Captain 77 portable receiver covers longwave (150-285 kHz), medium wave (520-1605 kHz), shortwave (1.6-4.5 and 4.5-12 MHz and FM (87.5-108 MHz). There are separate controls for Bass and Treble. There is an AFC switch for FM and a DX/Local switch for shortwave. This radio has a built in timer that will turn the radio on and off within 60 minutes. This radio has a tuning meter plug two tuning speeds. There are external antenna terminals for the FM and shortwave bands. Operation is from four C cells, 6 VDC or optional AC adapter.

The Sony ICF-5500M Captain 55 is similar.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
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Receiver

RX-range
150-285 / 520-1605 kHz
1.6-4.5 / 4.5-12 / 87.5-108 MHz
Modulations
AM   W-FM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Filters
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Receiver system
Single conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
455 kHz
Image rejection
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Audio output
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Connections

Antenna
Clamps / screws + Built-in sweep
Impedance
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Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
6V DC or mains
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Manufactured
Between 197x and 197x in Japan
Dimensions (w×h×d)
210 × 228 × 86 mm (8.27 × 8.98 × 3.39 in)
Weight
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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
SONY-ICF-005800L-/-CAPTAIN-77

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