DXing.com

Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey


Home

Up Front

Newsroom

Editorial

E-Letters

Features

Glenn Hauser's SW/DX Report

Glenn Hauser's Continent of Media

Don Schimmel's Radio Intrigue

Joe Carr's Tech Notes

Radio Basics

Frequency vs. Wavelength

Modes and Modulation

Call Sign Prefixes

UTC/GMT Conversion

Radio Terms

Shortwave Radio

Introduction to Shortwave Listening

Tuning 150 kHz to 30 MHz

Selecting a Shortwave Radio

Reporting and QSLs

Receiver Reference

Modern Shortwave Receiver Survey

Favorite Tube-Type Shortwave Receivers

Scanner Monitoring

Introducing the "Action Bands"

The World Above 30 MHz

Selecting a Scanner

National Scanner Frequency Guide

Other Radio Hobbies

Ham Radio

AM Band DXing

Longwave DXing

Clandestine Radio

Pirate Radio

Numbers Stations

TV/FM DXing

Radio Links

Shortwave Listening

Radio Clubs

International Broadcasters

Scanner Listening

Ham Radio

Web-Controlled Radios

Miscellaneous

Universal Radio

Top of Page

Panasonic RF-2800

RF-2800
General Coverage Portable Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHH (3)
Made In: Japan 1978-1979 Voltages: 120 VAC 60 Hz
Coverage: See Comments Readout: Digital LED 1.
Modes: AM/SSB/CW Selectivity: 5/3.4 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 15x9.8x4.75" 9 Lbs.
Features: Mini Head. Jack, S-Meter, BFO, MPX Output, FM AFC, Bass, Treble, Shoulder Strap, Record Jack, Two Tuning Rates, Dial Lamp, Dial Lamp Switch, RF Gain, External Antenna Input.
New Price: $200-250 Used Price: $190-250
Comments: Ranges: .525-1.61, 3.2-8, 8-16 and 16-30 MHz plus FM. AM and FM frequencies not digitally displayed. Operates from six D cells. Not as strong a performer as its analog predecessor, the RF-2200. Model DR28 is the European version. The later RF-2900 features a blue fluorescent digital display plus AM and FM frequencies are digitally displayed. (European version is DR29).
Click here to view more info. or click here to view sold archive at Universal Radio.

Panasonic RF-3100

RF-3100
General Coverage Portable Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHH (3)
Made In: Japan 1982-1985 Voltages: 120 VAC
Coverage: 525-30000 kHz +FM Readout: Digital Fluor. 1.
Modes: AM/SSB Selectivity: 7/3 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 14.6x4.8x9.5" 8 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S-Meter, S-Meter Lamp, S-Meter Lamp Switch, RF Gain, BFO, ANL, Tilt Bar, Bass, Treble, Record Jack, Speaker Jack, Shoulder Strap, External Antenna Jack.
New Price: $289-319 Used Price: $180-220
Comments: Pleasant audio and a good value. Also operates from eight D cells. Sold outside the United States as models DR31 or RF-B30.
Click here to view more info. or click here to view sold archive at Universal Radio.

Click here to return to the Table of Contents.

Click here to view the Universal Used Equipment List.


1999-2006 by Universal Radio Research. All rights reserved.