NC-188

tuned to tomorrow

THE ACCENT IS IN VALUE. . . A LOW PRICED GENERAL COVERAGE RECEIVER

A new low-priced general coverage RECEIVER featuring smart modern styling.

Receiver is directly calibrated for the four general coverage ranges and five bandspread ranges for the amateur bands (80-10 meters). Covers 540 KC to 40 MCS. Voice or CW.

FEATURES

  • Calibrated bandspread for 10, 11, 15, 20, 40, and 80 meter amateur bands. Separate tuning capacitors, knobs and scales for general coverage and bandspread.

  • Large easy-to-read 12 inch slide-rule dial with combination edge and backlighting. Has large tuning knobs with two pointers for two scales; general coverage and bandspread.

  • Adequate over-all selectivity with nine miniature tubes including rectifier.

  • Has gang-tuned RF amplifier stage for increased sensitivity and image rejection.

  • Covers 540 KC to 40 MC in four bands.

  • Two IF amplifier stages and two audio stages with tone control.

  • Separate antenna trimmer on front panel.

  • Separate high frequency oscillator tube for increased stability. Oscillate is temperature compensated and ventilated for increased stability.

  • Separate RF and AF gain controls.

  • Series type automatic noise limiter.

  • Receives AM, CW and SSB signals. BFO provided for CW and SSB.

  • Has "S" meter on front panel for signal strength indication and more accurate tuning.

  • Provision for balanced or unbalanced antenna input at 50 to 300 ohms.

  • Handsome two-tone gray cabinet.

    COVERAGE:
    BAND GENERAL COVERAGE BANDSPREAD
    A .54-1.6 MC
    B 1.6-4.7 MC 3.5-4.0 MC (80 meters)
    C 4.7-15 MC 6.9-7.30 MC (40 meters)
    D 14.0- 40 MC 14.0-14.35 MC (20 meters)
    20.4-21.5 MC (15 meters)
    27.0-30 MC (10/11 meters)

    TUNING SYSTEM: Separate general coverage and bandspread tuning capacitors connected in parallel on all bands. Bandspread, used primarily for tuning the amateur bands, can be as vernier for general coverage use. Separate antenna trimmer control.

    AUDIO SYSTEM: Two-stage audio amplifier with single 6AQ5 output tube provides 1.5 watts at less then 10% distortion. A handsomely styled accessory speaker is available. Phone jack.

    SENSITIVITY: Under 2.5 microvolts (10 DB signal/noise ratio).

    SELECTIVITY NORMAL
    6 DB 5.2 kc
    60 DB 22 kc

    CONTROLS:Main tuning; bandspread tuning; antenna trimmer; band selector switch; RF gain control; AC ON/OFF and AF gain control; stand-by-receive switch; noise limiter switch; tone control switch; BFO pitch control; AM/CW switch.

    TUBE COMPLIMENT
    RF amp. 6BA6
    Freq. Conv. 6BE6
    HF Osc. 6C4
    1st IF amp. 6BA6
    2nd IF amp. 6BA6
    Det, AVC and ANL 6AL5
    1st AF and BFO 12AT7
    AF Output 6AQ5
    Rectifier 5Y3GT

    OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

    Antenna Input: 50-300 ohms, Balanced or unbalanced.

    Size: 16-13/16" wide x 10" High x 10-7/8" Deep.

    Finish: Handsome two-tone gray wrinkle finish.

    Shipping Weight: Approx. 35 lbs.

    Optional Accessories: Matching Speaker.

    Only $15.95* down up to 20 months to pay at most receiver distributors.

    *Suggested Price: 159.95**

    **Prices slightly higher west of the Rockies and outside U.S.A.

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