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The Japan Radio Company NRD-505 was JRCs first non-commercial shortwave receiver geared towards the radio amateur and serious shortwave listener. The NRD-505 tunes 100 kHz to 30 MHz in thirty 1 MHz bands, selected by a large MHz knob. Modes of reception include:  RTTY, AM. LSB, USB and CW. This dual conversion superheterodyne circuit provides 0.5 µV 1.6-30 MHz SSB/CW S+N/N=10dB. Digital and analog frequency display is featured. The NRD-505 has an analog S-Meter, RIT (±2.5 kHz), Noise Blanker and attenuator. Supplied filters for AM Wide (4.0 kHz), AM Narrow/SSB/RTTY (2.0 kHz) and optional CW (0.5 kHz). This receiver has modular construction. The rear panel has an SO239 antenna input jack. The rear panel has RCA jacks for Line, Speaker and 455 kHz IF output. There is also a connection for the the matching NSD-505 transmitter. This radio does not have an internal speaker. Includes manual, PL259 plug, 3 RCA phono plugs, 2 1/4 inch plugs, J21 8-pin TX plug, 3 spare lamps, spare fuse.

Order # Item Description Price Order
  CDD-48A [MDLW00857] Internal 4 channel memory board. INFO Discontinued
  CW N [5NMAA0006] Kokusai Electric CW narrow mechanical filter. [FL3 with transformers]. Discontinued
  CGA-26 Transceiver VFO Converter unit board. VIEW  Discontinued
  NVA-505 Matching external speaker. INFO Discontinued
  EXT NRD-505 Board extender 2 x 20. INFO Discontinued

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