Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey


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Kenwood R-300

General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HH (2)
Made In: Japan 1976-1979 Voltages: 117/220 VAC
Coverage: 170-30000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/SSB-CW Selectivity: 5/2.5 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 14.3x6.4x12.8" 17 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, Bandspread, ANL, Antenna Trimmer, Calibrator, BFO, Dial Lamp, Tone Switch, RF Gain, External Speaker Jack, Record Jack.
New Price: $239 Used Price: $130-170
Comments: Also operates from 12 VDC or eight D cells. Scarce.
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Kenwood R-600

General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHH (3)
Made In: Japan 1982-1985 Voltages: 100/120/220/240 VAC
Coverage: 150-30000 kHz Readout: Digital Phos. 1.
Modes: AM/USB/LSB-CW Selectivity: 6/2.7 kHz
Circuit: Triple Conversion Physical: 12.8x4.5x7.8" 10 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, Attenuator, Tone, NB, Mute Terminals, Record Jack, Carry Handle.
Accessories: DCK-1 12 VDC Kit.
New Price: $330-399 Used Price: $190-280
Comments: An economy communications receiver aimed at the beginner. Not especially stable.
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