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Bearcat DX1000

General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): H (1)
Made In: Japan 1983-1984 Voltages: 120/240 VAC 12 VDC
Coverage: 10-30000 kHz Readout: Digital LCD 1.
Modes: AM/USB/LSB/CW/FM Selectivity: 12/6/2.7 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 14.5x5x9" 17.6 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, Attenuator, Tone, Mute Line, NB, AGC, Fine Tuning, Record Jack, Dual 24 Hr. Clock, Squelch, Dimmer, Two Tuning Rates, 10 Memories, Keypad, Tilt Carry Handle.
New Price: $500-550 Used Price: $210-380
Comments: This receiver did not live up to the manufacturer's specifications. It was rich in features, but poor in performance. Also operates from eight D cells.
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