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Offline myteaquinn

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Portable shortwave radio
« on: July 25, 2014, 2324 UTC »
Northeast Ohio
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Nella F.

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Re: Portable shortwave radio
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2014, 2332 UTC »
Even though most of the pic.'s are out of focus it Still looks really sharp.
Takes 8 "D" batteries. Must weigh a ton.
According to  radio museum dot org the radio cost $3,600 the first year of manufacturing, 1976.
« Last Edit: July 25, 2014, 2339 UTC by Nella F. »

Offline BoomboxDX

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Re: Portable shortwave radio
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2014, 1623 UTC »
Wow, didn't know those radios existed. I've seen pics of the Sony CRF whatever it is, the monstrous Sony multibander from the same era. This one seems to take the cake. $10K, the shipping had better be free.

Panasonic made good products. I've got a Panasonic clock radio that is a very good MW performer.

Too bad the company is sort of MIA now.
An AM radio Boombox DXer.
+ GE SRIII, PR-D5 & TRF on MW.
The usual Realistic culprits on SW (and a Panasonic).