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Knight R-55A

General Coverage Communications Receiver Kit Rating (1-5):
Made In: 1961-1963 Voltages: 117 VAC 60Hz 60W
Coverage: 530 - 33000 kHz +6M Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/SSB/CW
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 6 Tubes. Physical: 14.25x8.625x11" 19 Lbs. 377x210x280mm 8.6 kg
Circuit Complement: 6BE6 Mixer/Osc, 6BZ6 1st IF Amp, 6AW8 2nd IF Amp/Audio Driver, 6AW8 BFO/Audio Output, 6AL5 Detector-AVC/NL and 6X4 Rectifier.
Features: " Head. Jack S-Meter Speaker 3.5" Bandspread BFO MVC/AVC Standby Antenna Trimmer Mute Line NL Dial Lamp Flywheel Tuning
Accessories: Crystal Calibrator 100 kHz
New Price: $60-68 Used Price: $60-110
Comments: Ranges: .53-1.9, 1.8-6.3, 6-14.5, 11.5-33 and 47-54 MHz. Bandspread: 3.5-4, 7-7.3, 14-14.4, 20.5-21.5, 27-30 and 47-54 MHz. Matches the T-60 Transmitter. Allied #83YU935J.

Knight R-100A

General Coverage Communications Receiver Kit Rating (1-5):
Made In: United States 1962-1968 Voltages: 110-130 VAC 45W 50/60 Hz
Coverage: 540 - 30000 kHz +6M Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/SSB/CW Selectivity: 4.5 - .3 kHz -6dB.
Circuit: Single Conversion Superheterodyne. 9 Tubes. Physical: 17.2x9.2x9.7" 25 Lbs. 437x234x246mm 11.3 kg
Circuit Complement: 6BZ6 RF Amp, 6BH8 Mixer/HFO, 6AZ8 1st IF Amp, 6AZ8 2nd IF/1st Audio, 6BC7 Detector AVC/ANL, 6AW8 BFO/Audio, 12AX7 Q-Multiplier, 6X4 Rectifier and 0B2 Voltage Regulator.
Features: " Head. Jack Speaker RF Gain Bandspread BFO MVC/AVC Standby Antenna Trimmer Mute Line ANL Dial Lamp Q-Multiplier
Accessories: S-8A Speaker , X-10 Crystal Calibrator, S-Meter (shown on radio)
New Price: $100-110 Used Price: $90-150
Comments: Ranges: .54-1.65, 1.6-4.6, 4.4-12.4 and 12-30 MHz. Bandspread: 3.5-4, 6.9-7.3, 14-14.4, 20.5-21.5 and 26.6-30 MHz. The R-100A matches the T-150 transmitter. Gray metal cabinet. Allied #83YU406DM.

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