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World Band AM/FM/SW PLL Radio World Band AM/FM/SW PLL Radio AR1748 94.95

World Band AM/FM/SW PLL Radio

CAT.NO:AR1748

World Band AM/FM/SW PLL Radio

CAT.NO:  AR1748

Truly an ideal radio for the casual user and the enthusiast. It offers FM, MW(AM) stations and three Short Wave (SW) stations which range from 1,711kH...
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1 Year Warranty
Batteries Included

Truly an ideal radio for the casual user and the enthusiast. It offers FM, MW(AM) stations and three Short Wave (SW) bands which range from 1,711kHz to 29,999kHz for receiving international broadcasts. The analogue tuning is assisted with a digital display and a tuning step, select fast for scrolling through the frequency or slow for that fine adjustment. Uses a Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) tuner to ensure stable reception. This unit is built with high performance IC's and MOSFET's that provide high sensitivity, strong anti-interference, low background noise and distortion. Includes a large back lit LCD to display the frequency, clock, battery level and signal strength indicator. Other features include AM RF gain, AM bandwidth switch, internal/external antenna switch, Local/DX antenna switch, IF out, total of 50 presets - 10 presets for each band (AM/FM/SW1/SW2/SW3), alarm function, snooze button, button lock, and the list goes on. Power options are 6 x AA (not included) used with supplied 6 x D size battery adaptors, 6 x D batteries (not included) or the supplied 9V PSU. Supplied with a carry strap.

Features:

• FM - 87.5-108.0MHz
• MW(AM) - 522-1620kHz (9kHz); 520-1710kHz (10kHz)
• SW - 1,711-10010kHz; 9,990-20,010kHz; 19,990-29,999kHz
• Large back lit LCD
• RF gain control
• Bass & treble controls
• Key lock
• IF output
• Line in and out
• Earphone socket
• Speaker 5W/4 ohms
• Local/DX antenna switch
• External antenna connection
• Internal full range speaker
• Mains or battery operated


Also available:
World Band AM/FM/SW/LW/AIR PLL Synthesised Receiver with SSB - AR1945

 

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Handy Tip What is World Band?

World Band Radios are those radios that are capable of tuning into radio programs generated by, say the British BBC, Radio Australia(Australian ABC Radio programs), Voice of America, Radio Vatican, etc. These programs are transmitted on a regular weekly basis in any one 24 hour period. It is generally preferable to use 24 hour time, linked to GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) which is the time it is in London (UK) so that confusion is eliminated as when the program is broadcast. There are dozens and dozens of programs from countries all over the world in the special languages of these countries. For example if you are an Australian citizen but originally from Greece, you can tune into stations that enable you to keep your knowledge of the language up to date. The stations typically have a lot of local news which you would normally not hear. The World Band stations are generally broadcast in several frequencies at the same time, typically between about 1.8MHz & 29.00 MHz, especially between7 & 21MHz. You can look up the broadcasting details on Google etc. Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) is a circuit configuration invented over 80 years ago. Originally the circuit was so complex that it only appeared in expensive radios. With modern microchip technology, the PLL got a lot cheaper. The benefits of PLL technology enabled receivers to remain on a station frequency with great accuracy. The radio circuit did not ‘drift.’ PLL technology, though still not cheap, is a hallmark of quality short wave radios and that’s why Jaycar specifies them.

Specifications
Product Dimensions

Height
195mm
Width
310mm
Depth
100mm
Radio Receiver

Keylock
External Antenna Connection
Power Source
Mains power supply, Battery
SW Frequency Range
1711kHz-29999kHz
Treble Controls
Earphone Socket
Type of Radio
FM
FM Frequency Range
87.5MHz-108MHz
MW(AM) Frequency Range
520kHz-1710kHz
Line In
IF Output
Bass Controls
Line Out
RF Gain Controls
Power from disposable battery

Battery used for
Main Product, Main Product
Batteries can be replaced by user
Battery quantity
6pc, 6pc
Batteries included
How is battery compartment kept closed
Clip
Size / Shape
D, AA
Compartment location
Back
Power from disposable battery - Additional

Battery used for
Main Product, Main Product
Battery quantity
6pc, 6pc
Size / Shape
D, AA
Power from Plugpack

DC Plugpack Voltage
9V
Suitable PSU Included
AC Plugpack Voltage
240V
Product Availability

Availability
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Warranty: 12 Months
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