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Drake SW2
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Discontinued Shortwave Tabletop Receivers 

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Specifications | Accessories | Keypad | Display | Rear Panel

Drake SW2

The Drake SW2 is a table top receiver that covers all longwave, medium wave and shortwave frequencies. Single sideband is easily tuned with separate LSB and USB positions. When a shortwave signal does start to fade you can engage sideband selectable synchronous tuning to stabilize and improve the signal. Other refinements include:  RF Gain, 100 Memories, Keypad Entry, Tuning Bar Graphs, 100 Hz LED readout and Dimmer. The back panel has provisions for external speaker (¼ inch jack), dual antenna inputs accept either a PL-259 coaxial or wire feedline. A 3.5mm mini earphone jack is located on the top of the left panel. The optional remote control lets you operate this radio from across the room.

Frequency Range ..... 100 - 30000 kHz
Power ............... 12 VDC 1.5 Amps, 110 VAC P.S. included
Antenna Impedance ... 50 ohm
Selectivity (-6dB)... AM   6.0 kHz, SSB/CW  2.3 kHz -6 dB
Sensitivity ......... < 0.5 µV SSB, < 2 µV AM (10 dB S+N/N)
Audio Output ........ 1 Watts at 8 Ohms
Circuit Type ........ Dual Conversion Superheterodyne
IF Frequency ........ 55.845 MHz, 455 kHz
Step Size ........... 50 Hz tuning knob, 5 kHz Up/Down buttons
Dimensions .......... 10.875 x 4.4 x 7.62 inches (276x111x194 mm)
Weight .............. 5.8 lbs. net (2.6 kg)

Order # Photo Item Description Price Order #
  Remote Infrared Remote Keypad Operate your SW2 from across the room! This stylish remote lets you tune the radio up and down, enter frequencies, change modes, mute and even dim the display. Discontinued
  MS-8 MS-8 This external speaker includes a 6 foot cord with plug. Discontinued
  Handle Carry-Tilt Handle This plastic handle snaps on in a jiffy. Discontinued
  Remote MMK-1 This mobile mounting bracket allows mounting in an inverted or upright position. VIEW Discontinued

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