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National NC-109

General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5):
Made In: United States 1957-1960 Voltages: 105-130 VAC 50-60 Hz
Coverage:540 - 40000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW/SSB
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 11 Tubes. Physical: 16.875x10x10.875" 32 Lbs. 428x254x276mm 14.5 kg
Circuit Complement: 6BA6 RF Amp, 6BE6 Mixer, 6BA6 1st IF Amp, 6BA6 2nd IF Amp, 6AL5 Detector/AGC/NL, 6BE6 Detector/BFO, 12AT7 AF/S-Meter, 6AQ5 Output, 6C4 HF Oscillator, 5Y3GT Rectifier and 0B2 Voltage Regulator. Separate product detector for SSB.
Features: " Head. Jack S-Meter Antenna Trimmer Bandspread Sensitivity Dial Lamp Tone HI/LO Accessory Socket Mute Standby ANL Flywheel Tuning BFO
Accessories: NTS-1 Speaker, XCU-109 Calibrator 100 kHz, NFM-83-50 FM Adapter
New Price: $170-206 Used Price: $110-200
Comments: Ranges: .54-1.6, 1.6-4.7, 4.7-15, and 14-40 MHz. Bandspread: 3.5-4, 6.9-7.3, 14-14.35, 20.4-21.5 and 27-30 MHz. Requires a speaker. Promoted as "America's lowest priced SSB receiver". See model NC-188.

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