Eddystone 870

Desktop Shortwave receiver

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Ranges: .15-.38, .54-1.5, 1.95-6.3 and 5.9-18 MHz. Note reception gaps from .38-.54 and 1.5-1.95 MHz. This simple receiver was designed for home or shipboard cabin use. It was also advertised as a semi-portable. It has a two toned metal cabinet.

The model 870A (1962-1963, new £33-35) is similar but with a fifth range extending coverage up to 24 MHz. The 870A ranges are: .15-.38, .51-1.4, 1.3-3.5, 3.2-7.5 and 7.5-24 MHz.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.15-18 MHz
TX-range
-
HAM bands
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Stability
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Tuning steps
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Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
AM  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Receiver system
Single conversion, 5 tubes
IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
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Audio output
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Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
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Connections

Antenna
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Impedance
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
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TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
279 × 162 × 208 mm (10.98 × 6.38 × 8.19 in)
Weight
5.20 kg (11.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1957 and 1959 in Great Britain
MPN
EDDYSTONE-000870

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Eddystone-870 Instruction Manual submitted by RigReference
 
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