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Palstar R30

General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: United States 2000- Voltages: 120 VAC 12 VDC
Coverage: 100-30000 kHz Readout: LCD 0.1
Modes: AM/USB/LSB/CW Selectivity: 6/2.4 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 8.25x2.56x7.7" 2.2 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, Attenuator, Tilt Bar, Dial Lamp Switch, Speaker, Line Output Jack, 100 Memories, Dial Lock, AGC, Dual Tuning rates, Mute Jack.
New Price: $499-649 Used Price: $300-410
Comments: Bandwidth may be selected independent of mode. A quiet receiver with good performance and excellent audio. Includes two Murata filters. The Palstar R30C version contains one Murata and one Collins filter (in narrow position). The Palstar R30CC version contains two Collins filters. Distributed in Europe as the Lowe HF-350.
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