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Drake R7/DR7

Drake R7/DR7
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: United States 1978-1981 Voltages: 100/120/200/240 VAC
Coverage: 10-30000 kHz Readout: Digital LED 0.1
Modes: AM/SSB/CW/RTTY Selectivity: 2.3/_/_/_/_ kHz
Circuit: Triple Conversion Physical: 13.6x4.6x13" 19 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, PBT, Preamp, IF Notch, AGC, RIT, Ant. Switch, RF Gain, Calibrator, Counter Input Jack, Rec. Jack.
Accessories: MS-7 Speaker, NB-7A NB, AUX-7 Fixed Freq. Board, SL-300 300 Hz Filter, SL-500 500 Hz Filter, SL-1800 1.8 kHz Filter, SL-4000 4 kHz Filter, SL-6000 6 kHz Filter, RV-75 Ext. VFO.
New Price: $1295-1549 Used Price: $700-1100
Comments: A favorite among tropical band DXers. A bit cumbersome to tune.
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Drake R7A

Drake R7A
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: United States 1981-1983 Voltages: 100/120/200/240 VAC
Coverage: 10-30000 kHz Readout: Digital LED 0.1
Modes: AM/SSB/CW/RTTY Selectivity: 9/2.3/.5/_/_ kHz
Circuit: Triple Conversion Physical: 13.6x4.6x13" 19 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, PBT, Preamp, IF Notch, AGC, RIT, NB, Ant. Switch, RF Gain, Calibrator, Counter Input Jack, Rec. Jack.
Accessories: MS-7 Speaker, AUX-7 Fixed Freq. Board, SL-300 300 Hz Filter, SL-1800 1.8 kHz Filter, SL-4000 4 kHz Filter, SL-6000 6 kHz Filter, RV-75 External Synthesized VFO.
New Price: $1489-1649 Used Price: $800-1200
Comments: Similar to the R7, but with the 500 Hz filter and NB-7A NB. The scarce and desirable optional RV-75 improved stability ($380 used). The very scarce R4245 military-commercial R7A version has full frequency synthesis.
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