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Hallicrafters SX-133

SX-133
General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: United States 1968-1972 Voltages: 117 VAC 50/60 Hz
Coverage: 535 - 31500 kHzΉ Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/LSB/USB-CW Selectivity: 5/2.5/.5 kHz
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 7 Tubes. Physical: 18.25 x 8 x 9.75" 31 Lbs. 464x203x248mm 14.1 kg
Circuit Complement: 6DC6 RF Amp, 6EA8 Mixer/Osc, 6EA8 1st IF Amp/Crystal Sel., 6BA6 2nd IF Amp, 6AL5 AM Detector/NL, 6BE6 BFO/Product Detector, 6GW8 AF Amp/Output and diode.
Features: • Ό" Head. Jack • S-Meter • Bandspread • Product Det. SSB/CW • RF Gain • ANL • BFO • Antenna Trimmer • Mute Terminals • Crystal Phasing • Dial Lamp • Speaker Terminals
Accessories: R-47 Speaker, R-50 Speaker, HA-19 Calibrator 100 kHz, R-51 Speaker/Clock
New Price: $250-350 Used Price: $110-250
Comments: Main ranges: .535-1.61, 1.725-4.7, 4.5-13 and 11.9-31.5 MHz. Ή Reception gap from 1610-1725 kHz. Bandspread ranges: 3.5-4, 6.9-7.4, 13.5-14.4, 20-22, 26-30, 5.9-6.25, 9.45-9.8, 11.65-12 and 15.05-15.5 MHz. Note that the bandspread occupies the long horizontal dial and the main tuning occupies the smaller rotary dial. The bandspread of the 49, 31, 25 and 19 meter bands makes this radio more attractive to the shortwave listener than the SX-130.
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Hallicrafters SX-146

SX-146
Amateur Band Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: United States 1965-1968 Voltages: 105-125 VAC 50/60 Hz
Coverage: Ham. See Comments Readout: Analog Lin.
Modes: AM/CW-LSB/USB Selectivity: 2.1/_/_ kHz
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 9 Tubes plus Semiconductors. Physical: 13.125 x 5.875 x 11" 18 Lbs. 333x149x279mm 8.2 kg
Circuit Complement: 6JD6 RF Amp, 6GW8 Audio Amp & Output, 12AT7 Mixer, 6BA6 VFO, 6AU6A IF Amp, 6AU6 IF Amp, 6EA8 Osc. & Premix, 12AT7 AM Detector/AVC, Rectifier, 12AT7 USB/LSB Crystal Osc. and 6AU6A Calibrator.
Features: • Ό" Head. Jack • S-Meter • AVC ON/OFF • Preselector • RF Gain • ANL • Mute Line • Extl. Osc. Input • BFO • Fiduciary Adjust • Flywheel Tuning • Speaker Terminals
Accessories: 49-321 .5 kHz Filter, 49-319 5 kHz Filter, HA-19 Calibrator 100 kHz, R-50 Speaker, R-51 Speaker/Clock
New Price: $250-295 Used Price: $160-200
Comments: Ranges: 3.5-4, 7-7.5, 14-14.5, 21-21.5, 28-28.5, 29-29.5Ή and 29.5-30Ή MHz. ΉThis range requires an optional crystal. Matches the HT-46 transmitter. Requires a speaker.
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