Drake SPR4
Shortwave Receiver

Discontinued!

Replaced by
the
R7A

Please also see
the
SW4A

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Specifications | Accessories | Front Panel | Rear Panel

Drake SPR4A

The R.L. Drake Company produced the solid-state SPR-4 receiver with the serious shortwave listener in mind. Supplied coverage includes:  0.15-.5, .5-1.5, 6-6.5, 7-7.5, 9.5-10, 11.5-12, 15-15.5, 17.5-18 and 21.5-22 MHz. Additional 500 kHz crystal ranges are available. A total of 23 ranges may be employed. Modes of reception include:  AM, SSB (LSB/USB) and RTTY (with optional RTTY adapter).

The dial accuracy is ± 1 kHz when calibrated to the nearest 100 kHz calibration point. Other features include:  S-Meter, IF Notch, Preselector, RF Gain, Mute, Dial Lamp, Dial Lamp Switch, Spinner Knob, Audio In-Out Jack, Anti-Vox Jack. The antenna input is an RCA phono jack. This radio has a speaker built into the left side panel. 10.75 x 5.5 x 12.25 inches 18 lbs. Operation is from 120 VAC or 240 VAC switch selectable from the rear panel.

Accessories
Order # Item Description Price Order
  5-NB Solid-state Noise Blanker. Discontinued
  AL-4 Loop antenna for long wave and medium wave. INFO Discontinued
  BP4 Battery pack (for 10 Nicad D cells) Discontinued
  DC-PC Cigar lighter 12 VDC power cord. Discontinued
  FS-4 Frequency synthesizer (receiver modification required) INFO Discontinued
  MS-4 External speaker (5x7 inch) INFO Discontinued
  RY-4 Radioteletype adapter (centers RTTY signals in passband). Discontinued
  SCC4 Crystal calibrator Discontinued
  TA-4 Transceive adapter (for T4/T4B/T4X/T4XB). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit Amateur bands (6 crystals). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit Marine band (11 crystals). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit International aeronautical bands (7 crystals). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit Time stations (5 crystals). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit Tropical bands (3 crystals). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit Commercial teletype bands (4 crystals). Discontinued
  Crystal Kit M.A.R.S. bands (5 crystals). Discontinued


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