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Later version of the Sony Air-8. Only difference is the Air band frequency which is increased from 136 to 137 MHz.

The Sony ICF-AIR8 was designed with the aviation enthusiast in mind. This compact receiver receives longwave from 150-529 kHz, AM band from 530-1600 kHz, shortwave from 160-2194 kHz, FM from 76-108 MHz, VHF Public Service from 144-174 MHz and VHF airband from 108-136 MHz. (Note the very limited shortwave coverage on this receiver). Audio output is 400 mW fed into a 7 x 3.5cm speaker. The top of the radio has a jack for earphones. Multiple types of scanning are supported: memory, program, up/down, manual and priority. There is a 9/10 kHz MW step switch in the battery compartment.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
9 / 10 kHz

Receiver

RX-range
150-2194 kHz / 76-137 / 144-174 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   W-FM  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
400 mW

Connections

Antenna
BNC + Built-in ferrite bar
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
6V DC (4 × LR6/AA or external adapter)
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Manufactured
Between 199x and 1996 in Japan
Dimensions (w×h×d)
90 × 179 × 50 mm (3.54 × 7.05 × 1.97 in)
Weight
590 gr (1.3 lbs)
Form factor
Handheld

Other features

Memories
40 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-
MPN
SONY-AIR-000008A

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