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Sony ICF-SW100S

ICF-SW100S
General Coverage Portable Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: Japan 1993-2005 Voltages: 120 VAC or 2xAA
Coverage: 150-30000 kHz +FMS Readout: Digital LCD 1.
Modes: AM/USB/LSB-CW Selectivity: One Position
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 4.375x2.9x1" 0.5 Lbs.
Features: Mini Head. Jack, LED Tune Indicator, Tone, 50 Alpha Memories, Dial Lamp, Dial Lamp Switch, Scan, Sleep, Local-DX Switch, Two Tuning Steps, Keypad, Clock-Timer, Up-Down Tuning, Synchronous Detection, Record Jack, 9/10 kHz MW Step, Key Lock.
Accessories: DCC-E130L Car Battery Cord
New Price: $359-450 Used Price: $220-230
Comments: Surprisingly good audio for its very compact size. Supplied with AC adapter stereo earphones, active antenna and carry case. The model ICF-SW100E, sold outside North America includes only the earphones, case and a nonactive antenna. The predecessor model ICF-SW1S did not include Sync. Detection or feature SSB reception.
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Sony ICF-SW1000T

ICF-SW1000T
General Coverage Portable Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: Japan 1996-2004 Voltages: 3 VDC
Coverage: 150-30000 kHz +FMS Readout: Digital LCD 1.
Modes: AM/USB/LSB-CW Selectivity: Two Position
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 7x4.25x1.62" 1.25 Lbs.
Features: Mini Head. Jack, LED Tune Indicator, Tone Switch, 32 Memories, Dial Lamp, Dial Lamp Switch, Scan, Sleep, Local-DX Switch, Two Tuning Steps, Keypad, 24 Hour Clock-Timer, Mic Jack, Synchronous Detection, Record Jack, Key Lock, Up-Down Tuning, Auto-Reverse Stereo Cassette Deck.
Accessories: AC-E30HG AC Adapter
New Price: $449-599 Used Price: $180-210
Comments: Also operates from three AA cells. The integral stereo cassette is accessed from the back of the radio. Supplied with wind-up antenna, wrist strap, vinyl carrying case and stereo earphones. Model ICF-SW1000TS (new $500-650) includes the AC adapter and the Sony AN-LP1 active loop antenna.
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