• Year
  • 1964
  • Category
  • Commercial Receiver (may include amateur bands)
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 106740

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • -1
  • Semiconductors
  • Main principle
  • Superhet, double/triple conversion; ZF/IF 40000/2500 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 100-125 / 200-250 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: RA-217 - Racal Engineering /
  • Shape
  • Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 330 x 180 x 330 mm / 13 x 7.1 x 13 inch
  • Notes
  • 1000 - 30000 kHz, AM / USB/LSB, CW with BFO, mechanic digital readout (1 kHz and interpolation).
    Fully transistorized successor of the RA-17 using the "Wadley-loop" technique.
    Standard bandwidths are 0,2 / 1 / 3 / 13 MHz.
    IF outputs 1.6 MHz and 100 or 455 kHz.
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 16 kg / 35 lb 3.9 oz (35.242 lb)
  • Mentioned in
  • Racal Handbook, Rinus Jansen
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • Funkschau 1964, Heft 17, Seite 454
  • Author
  • Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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