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Ruggedly built 6 and 2 meter transmitter. On 6 meters, it provides up to 120 watts AM input and 140 watts CW input (slightly less on 2 meters). Circuit has two built-in power supplies, five RF stages, two dual-triode audio stages and two 6146's in the final amplifier. From every angle . . . quality, performance and dependability. A spotting switch is provided for "zero-beating" an incoming signal and allows tuning of the transmitter before switching on the final amplifier. An auxiliary socket provides for receiver muting, remote operation of an antenna relay and remote voice control of the transmitter.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
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Transmitter

TX-range
6 m / 2 m
48.9-54 / 143.7-148.3 MHz
Modulations
AM   CW  
RF-Output
AM/CW: 65/74 W (120/140 W input)

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50-72Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
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TX
120-400 W

Physical

Manufactured
Between 19xx and 19xx in USA
Dimensions (w×h×d)
422 × 257 × 254 mm (16.61 × 10.12 × 10.00 in)
Weight
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Form factor
Base Station

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Built-in VFO
Extensive RF shielding
Accessories
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MPN
HEATHKIT-VHF-000001-'SENECA'

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Heathkit VHF-1 'Seneca' is around:

  • USD 47.00 ~ USD 11.00

These estimates are based on the following prices: (see all 2 prices)

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2010 USD 30.00 Used / Fair N6OTQ
2009 USD 150.00 Used / Okay N6OTQ

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