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- What does it look like?
- When was the radio sold?
- What did it sell for when new?
- What is the current used market value?
- Where was the radio made?
- What frequencies does it cover?
- What modes does it receive?
- Is the frequency display analog or digital?
- If a digital display, what is its resolution?
- What voltages (or batteries) are required?
- What accessories were made for it?
- How was the receiver rated?
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Communications Receivers 1942-2013
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A comprehensive guide to over 1700 tube and solid-state shortwave, amateur and commercial communications receivers (plus 1200 variants) manufactured produced in the last 70 years. With 1800 photos and information including: coverage, circuit type, display, features, performance, new & used values (for most), reviews, etc. Over 360 domestic and international manufacturers are represented. Become an instant receiver expert. Fourth Edition. ©2014 Hard bound 800 pages.
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