Racal RA-1217 (Desktop Amateur HF Receiver).
Specification. Short review.

Racal RA-1217 (Desktop Amateur  HF Receiver). Specification. Short review.

Racal RA-1217 Main View.


Short Specification

Parameter Value
Manufacturer Racal
Model RA-1217
Type Desktop Amateur HF Receiver
Frequency coverage (Receive) 0.98-30 MHz
Frequency stability ±50 Hz over an eight hour period at constant ambient temperature and humidity after 2 hours from switching on. Better than 50 Hz per degree Centigrade at constand humidity after 2 hours from switching on.
Filters 0.2 / 1.2 / 3.0 / 6.5 / 13 kHz
Mode AM / CW / USB / LSB / DSB
Sensitivity CW / SSB: 1 µV for 15 dB S/N AM / DSB: 30% modulated at 400 Hz: 3 µV for 15 dB S/N
Selectivity 0.5-13 kHz
Intermediate frequencies 455 kHz 100 kHz
Antenna (connector type) Merkgebonden
Antenna Impedance (nominal) 75Ω
Power supply requirements Mains (100-125 / 200-250V) or 21-27V DC
Current drain (Receive) 10 VA approx.
Dimensions (W × H × D) 406 × 89 × 482 mm (15.98 × 3.50 × 19.00 in)
Weight 13.6 kg (30 lbs)
Years of manufacture/production Between 1972 and 19xx in Great Britain
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