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National NC-121

NC-121
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5):
Made In: United States 1963-1965 Voltages: 105-120 VAC 60 Hz 49W
Coverage:550 - 30000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW/SSB
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 11 Tubes. Physical: 13.5 x 7.675 x 9 inches 32 Lbs.
Circuit Complement: 6BE6, 6BA6, 6BA6, 6T8, 6AW8 and 6X4.
Features: " Head. Jack S-Meter NL Q-Multiplier RF Gain Speaker 5" Dial Lamp Bandspread ANL Standby AGC Tuner Output BFO
Accessories:  
New Price: $130-140 Used Price: $110-200
Comments: Ranges: .55-1.6, 1.6-4.5, 4-12, and 11-30 MHz. The model NC-121W features a walnut case ($160 new).
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National NC-125

NC-125
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5):
Made In: United States 1950-1956 Voltages: 105-125 VAC 50-60 Hz
Coverage: 550 - 36000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW Selectivity: 4.1 kHz
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 11 Tubes. Physical: 16.5x11.75x8.25" 31 Lbs. 419x298x209mm 14 kg
Circuit Complement: 6SG7 RF Amp, 6SB7Y Osc/Mixer, 6SG7 1st IF Amp, 6SG7 2nd IF Amp, 6H6 2nd Detector/AVC/ANL, 6SL7GT Phase Shifter, 6SL7GT Boost-Reject Audio Amplifier, 6SL7GT 1st Audio/CWO, 6V6GT Audio Output, 0A2 Voltage Regulator and 5Y3GT Rectifier.
Features: " Head. Jack S-Meter Jack RF Gain Antenna Trimmer Pitch Tone 4 pos. Bandspread Phono Input Jack Standby ANL AVC Hinged Cover Dial Lamp
Accessories: NC-125TS Speaker, 686S 6VDC PS, NFM73 NBFM
New Price: $150-200 Used Price: $100-195
Comments: The National Select-O-Ject is built into this model. Ranges: .55-1.6, 1.5-4.4, 4.4-12 and 12-36 MHz. Bandspread: 3.5-4, 6.9-7.3, 13.9-14.4, 19.9-21.5 and 26-30 MHz. Gray steel cabinet.
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