Heathkit GR-78 Desktop Shortwave receiver

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Kit radio from the 1970's. The internal NiCad battery is required for operation. As nearly none have survived to this day, some modifications may be required to get the radio going again.

Frequency range

RX-range
200 kHz - 30 MHz
TX-range
-
HAM bands
-
Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

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Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
-
Selectivity
-
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 455 kHz
2nd: 4034 kHz
Image rejection
-
Audio output
0.3 W

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
Clamps / screws
Impedance
50/75 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Internal 9 V NiCad (trickle charged through 115 V DC)
Current drain RX
-
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
287 × 156 × 215 mm (11.30 × 6.14 × 8.46 in)
Weight
-
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1969 and 1976 in USA

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-

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