Racal RA-217 (Desktop Amateur HF Receiver).
Specification. Short review.

Racal RA-217 (Desktop Amateur  HF Receiver). Specification. Short review.

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Short Specification

Parameter Value
Manufacturer Racal
Model RA-217
Type Desktop Amateur HF Receiver
Frequency coverage (Receive) 1-30 MHz (down to 200 kHz with reduced sensitivity)
Frequency stability ±50Hz over 8hrs at constant temp after 2hrs warm up
Mode AM / CW / USB / LSB / DSB
Sensitivity AM: 3µV EMF for 15dB S/N 30% modulation at 400Hz CW/SSB: 1µV EMF for 15db S/N
Selectivity 0.2 / 1 / 3 / 13 kHz
Antenna (connector type) BNC
Antenna Impedance (nominal) 50Ω
Power supply requirements Mains
Dimensions (W × H × D) 0 × 89 × 0 mm (0.00 × 3.50 × 0.00 in)
Weight 28 kg (61.8 lbs)
Years of manufacture/production Between 1969 and 1972 in Great Britain
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