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Hallicrafters SX-100

SX-100
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: United States 1955-1962 Voltages: 105-125 VAC 50/60 Hz
Coverage: 538 - 34000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW-SSB Selectivity: 4 Position.
Circuit: Double Conversion Superheterodyne. 14 Tubes. Physical: 18.75 x 9 x 10.6" 42 Lbs. 476x216x269mm 19 kg
Circuit Complement: 6CB6 RF Amp, 6AU6 1st Mixer, 6C4 HF Osc, 6BA6 1650 kHz IF Amp, 6BA6 2nd Mixer, 6BA6 50 kHz IF Amp, 6BJ7 Detector/ANL/AVC, 6SC7 Audio Amp/BFO, 6K6GT Audio Out, 0A2 Voltage Regulator, 5Y3GT Rectifier, 12AT7 2nd Converter Osc, 6C4 50 kHz IF Amp and 6AU6 Crystal Calibrator.
Features: • Ό" Head. Jack • S-Meter • Bandspread • Calibrator 100 kHz • RF Gain • Notch Filter • BFO • Antenna Trimmer • Mute Terminals • Record Out Jack • Phono Input Jack • Speaker Terminals • ANL • AVC ON/OFF • Standby • Line Out 500 ohms • Dial Lamp
Accessories: R-46 Speaker, R-46A Speaker, R-46B Speaker
New Price: $290-325 Used Price: $190-310
Comments: Ranges:  .538-1.58, 1.72-4.9, 4.6-13 and 12-34 MHz. ΉReception gap from 1580-1720 kHz. Bandspread: 3.5-4, 7-7.3, 14-14.35, 21-21.45 and 28-29.7 MHz. Gear driven tuning. Requires a speaker. Gray-black cabinet.
Variants: Model SX-100 Mark 1A and SX-100 Mark II were later production.
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Hallicrafters SX-110

SX-110
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: United States 1960-1963 Voltages: 105-125 VAC 50/60 Hz
Coverage: 538 - 34000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW Selectivity: 3 Position
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 8 Tubes. Physical: 18.75 x 8.5 x 10.2" 28.25 Lbs. 476x216x259mm 13 kg
Circuit Complement: 6SG7 RF Amp, 6SA7 Converter, 6SG7 1st IF Amp, 6SK7 2nd IF Amp, 6SC7 Audio Amp/BFO, 6K6GT Audio Output, 6H6 Detector/ANL/AVC and 5Y3GT Rectifier.
Features: • Ό" Head. Jack • S-Meter • AVC ON/OFF • Tone LO/MED/HI • RF Gain • ANL • Mute Line • Antenna Trimmer • BFO • Standby • Dial Lamp • Speaker Terminals
Accessories: R-46B Speaker, R-47 Speaker, R-48 Speaker
New Price: $160-170 Used Price: $100-190
Comments: Ranges: .538-1.6, 1.55-4.6, 4.6-13 and 12-34 MHz. Bandspread: 3.5-4, 7-7.3, 14-14.4, 20.1-21.5 and 26-30 MHz. Note that the bandspread ranges are on the long horizontal scale. This radio requires an external speaker. The model S-108 is the same sans: S-Meter, Antenna Trimmer and Crystal Filter (but with an internal speaker). Gray steel cabinet.
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