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Author Topic: RETRO RECEIVER REVIEW #5 - The REALISTIC (Radio Shack) DX160  (Read 8216 times)

Offline Ct Yankee

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Re: RETRO RECEIVER REVIEW #5 - The REALISTIC (Radio Shack) DX160
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2020, 1622 UTC »


Just picked one up in mint condition at a radio swap at the Radio Museum in Windsor, CT for $90 with operating guide.  I love it and only played with it for an hour so far.

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Re: RETRO RECEIVER REVIEW #5 - The REALISTIC (Radio Shack) DX160
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2020, 1831 UTC »
Extremely nice, wanted one for years
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Re: RETRO RECEIVER REVIEW #5 - The REALISTIC (Radio Shack) DX160
« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2020, 1851 UTC »
Hope you enjoy it.  I got a DX-160 for Christmas 1978, "my" first SW radio, previously I had been using my Dad's portable that also tuned SW.
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Re: RETRO RECEIVER REVIEW #5 - The REALISTIC (Radio Shack) DX160
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2020, 2329 UTC »
Loved mine on ambc.
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