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Hallicrafters SX-96

General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: United States 1954-1956 Voltages: 105-125 VAC 50/60 Hz
Coverage: 538 - 34000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW-SSB Selectivity: 5/3/2/1.5 kHz.
Circuit: Double Conversion Superheterodyne. 12 Tubes. Physical: 18.75 x 8.875 x 11 inches 24.5 Lbs. (476x225x279mm 15.2 kg)
Circuit Complement: 6CB6 RF Amp, 6AU6 1st Mixer, 6C4 1st Converter Osc., 6BA6 1650 IF Amp, 6BA6 2nd Mixer, 6BA6 50.5 kHz IF Amp, 6BJ7 Detector/ANL/AVC, 6SC7 BFO/Audio Amp, 6K6GT, 0D3 Voltage Regulator and 5Y3GT Rectifier.
Features: " Head. Jack S-Meter Bandspread Tone (2 Pos.) Sensitivity Standby BFO Antenna Trimmer Mute Terminals Dial Lamp Phono Input Jack Speaker Terminals ANL AVC ON/OFF Hinged Top Cover Flywheel Tuning Line Out 500 ohms
Accessories: R-46A Speaker, R-46B Speaker
New Price: $250 Used Price: $150-250
Comments: Ranges: .538-1.58, 1.72-4.9, 4.6-13 and 12-34 MHz. Bandspread: 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10-11 meters. Reception gap from 1580-1720 kHz. Gear driven tuning. Gray-black cabinet.

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