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Drake R8

R8
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: United States 1991-1995 Voltages: 100/120/200/240 VAC
Coverage: 100-30000 kHz Readout: Digital LCD 0.1
Modes: AM/SSB/CW/RTTY/FM Selectivity: 6/4/2.3/1.8/.5 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 13.2x5.25x13" 13 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, PBT, Preamp, IF Notch, AGC, BFO, 100 Memories, Sync. Detection, Tone, Dual Clock Timers, RF Gain, Recorder Activation, RS232 Port, Scan, Sweep, Keypad, Squelch, Dual VFOs, Speaker Switch, Line Output, Attenuator, Mute. The LCD display on the R8/A/B is nicely backlit.
Accessories: MS-8 Speaker, VHF Converter.
New Price: $980-999 Used Price: $600-650
Comments: Drake's first shortwave receiver in ten years. A nice unit. The optional internal VHF converter covers 35-55 and 108-174 MHz.
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Drake R8A

R8A
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHHH (5)
Made In: United States 1995-1998 Voltages:100/120/200/240 VAC
Coverage: 100-30000 kHz Readout: Digital LCD 0.1
Modes: AM/SSB/CW/RTTY/FM Selectivity: 6/4/2.3/1.8/.5 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 13.2x5.25x13" 13 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, PBT, Preamp, IF Notch, AGC, BFO, 440 Alpha Mems., Sync. Detection, Tone, Dual Clock Timers, RF Gain, Recorder Activation, RS232 Port, Scan, Sweep, Keypad, Squelch, Dual VFOs, Speaker Switch, Line Output, Attenuator.
Accessories: MS-8 Speaker, VHF Converter.
New Price: $1050-1099 Used Price: $650-750
Comments: Many ergonomic and performance improvements were added including: alphanumeric memories, faster scanning, improved AGC, improved notch, improved display, easier mode and bandwidth selection, tilt-bar, enhanced tone control, detachable line cord & expanded RS-232 command set.
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