Eddystone 730/8

Desktop Shortwave receiver

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The Eddystone 730/8 is a standard Eddystone 730/4 with facilities for crystal control of the Local Oscillator Stage, and coverage of the 200-420 kHz band instead of the usual 480-1100 kHz.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.2-0.42 / 1.1-30 MHz in 5 bands
TX-range
-
HAM bands
?
Stability
Below 10 MHz: 50 Hz/MHz Above 10 MHz: 20 Hz/MHz Both after 30 minutes warm-up
Tuning steps
Continuous
Filters
500 Hz switchable crystal filter

Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW  
Sensitivity
AM: 5 µV
CM 1-2 µV
Selectivity
1.5 / 3.0 / 6.0 / 12.0 kHz selectable (-6 dB)
Receiver system
Superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
450 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
1 W

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
70/80Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (100-125 or 200-250 V AC) or external PSU
Current drain RX
80 W
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
426 × 222 × 350 mm (16.77 × 8.74 × 13.78 in)
Weight
25.80 kg (56.9 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1959 and 196x in Great Britain
MPN
EDDYSTONE-000730/8

Other features

Memories
None
Usage
Military communication
Features + options
?
Accessories
?

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
1959 GBP 235.00 New / Mint RigReference

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