RadioShack / Realistic TRC-457

Base Station CB Transceiver

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The RadioShack / Realistic TRC-457 is the Deluxe version of the RadioShack / Realistic TRC-458. It adds an onboard SWR-meter and digital clock.

General characteristics

HAM bands
11m (CB) 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?

Receiver

RX-range
26.965-27.? MHz
Modulations
AM   SSB  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
?

Transmitter

TX-range
26.965-27.? MHz
Modulations
AM   SSB  
RF-Output
? W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
?
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains / 12 V DC
Current drain RX
?
TX
?

Physical

Manufactured
Between 1975 and 19xx
Dimensions (w×h×d)
?
Weight
?
Form factor
Base Station

Other features

Memories
40 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Citizen Band (27Mc)
Features + options
?
Accessories
?
MPN
RADIOSHACK-/-REALISTIC-TRC-000457

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ABSOLUTE BEST Realistic CB Radio

RadioShack / Realistic TRC-457, Base Station CB Transceiver

The TRC457 is the big brother of the TRC458. Same Uniden 858SSB chassis, but with a Real digital clock (not the Mechanical POS found in other deluxe 858 base rigs(, and an SWR meter. Styling-wise,you'd never guess it was made in the late 70s. Performance-wise, its receiver has excellent sensitivity and selectivity, while on the transmit side it is one of the loudest rigs out there thanks to the speech clipper in the audio chain. This radio was built with the emphasis on maximum performance, not lowest manufacturing cost, and it puts many of today's high priced CB/exports to shame. Many mods are available for these sets, including 5kc channel steps and a freq range of 26-32 mhz. All in all ... EXCELLENT.

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Mint condition in 2014
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