The various plug ins were common to other ACL receivers, such as the SR-219, the receiver selling in Australia for $1378, with the IF strip priced at $1291. (This does not include tuning units or power supply.) This set is very much a down market version of the SR-209.
Noise figure was 4.5 db to 90mc/s, 10db at 500mc/s and l3db at 2000 mcs.
Receiving modes available were AM, FM, CW and PAM. The set uses a carrier operated relay for squelching and recorder triggering.
A calibrated tape dial provides adequate readout for the ranges covered. Electronic fine tuning is used on all heads.
The SDU-102 Signal Display Unit provides a indication of signals present within +/-10 mc/s of centre frequency.
As it is, the set is an interesting monitoring receiver, particularly on the l18-136 mc/s aircraft band, when used with the display adapter.
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