• Year
  • 1958/1959
  • Category
  • Amateur-Receiver (amateur bands, may include broadcast bands)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 91436

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 12
  • Main principle
  • Superhet, double/triple conversion; ZF/IF 2900/1100 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Short Wave (SW only)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 115 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: 1-A - Drake, R.L. Miamisburg, Ohio
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, high profile (upright - NOT Cathedral nor decorative).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 171 x 279 x 381 mm / 6.7 x 11 x 15 inch
  • Notes
  • covers 80 - 10m ham bands + WWV, LSB/USB;
    internal speaker on rear, internal crystal calibrator switched by antenna trim control (using additional 12BA6 tube) (lacking on some early models, upgrade available for 20 US$); later variant with different tube layout, serial no. > 452.
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 8.2 kg / 18 lb 1 oz (18.062 lb)
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 299.00 $
  • Author
  • Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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