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Low End or Beginners Receiver. The solid state design replaced the Heathkit GR-64 that was introduced in 1964.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Continuous

Receiver

RX-range
550 kHz - 30 MHz in 4 bands
Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
? conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
Internal speaker

Connections

Antenna
Clamps / screws
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (110/220 V AC)
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Manufactured
Between 1971 and 1982 in USA
Dimensions (w×h×d)
368 × 148 × 203 mm (14.49 × 5.83 × 7.99 in)
Weight
3.40 kg (7.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station

Other features

Memories
None
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
BFO
S-Meter
Accessories
?
MPN
HEATHKIT-SW-000717

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Heathkit SW-717 is around:

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
1971 USD 140.00 New / Mint RigReference

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