The Sony CRF-5090 is a solid-state, nine band receiver that covers longwave (150-400 kHz), medium wave, five shortwave bands, FM and VHF Air 108-136 MHz. The shortwave bands include: 1.6-3.5, 3.5-9, 9-14, 14-21 and 21-26 MHz. Band selection is via a rotary turret knob on the right side of the radio. Tuning is accomplished by main tuning knob that has a second concentric knob for electrical fine tuning. The 4 x 6 inch speaker delivers full sound. It features a BFO, RF Gain, Squelch, AFC and Tone controls. There is a dial lamp, S meter, and Tune LED built into the dial pointer. There is a handy international time zone chart on the inside of the protective front cover.
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