NC-98

tuned to tomorrow

The lowest price general coverage receiver with both crystal filter and S meter. For shortwave listeners, novices, or experienced hams. Covers 540 kc to 40 mc in four bands including broadcast band. Voice, CW, or NFM (with adaptor).

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.

  • Optionally available as the NC-98SW (Short Wave version) with calibrated bandspread for the 49, 31, 25, 19, and 17 meter short wave bands. [tnx WD8D]

  • Large 6-inch indirectly-lighted Lucite scales.

  • Adequate over-all selectivity with 8 miniature tubes plus rectifier.

  • Has crystal filter providing two additional sharper degrees of selectivity with phasing control for interference rejection.

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

  • Accessory socket for NFM adaptor.

  • Has gang tuned RF amplifier stage, and two IF stages plus two audio stages with phono input and tone control.

  • Separate antenna trimmer on front panel.

  • Separate high frequency oscillater tube increases stability.

  • Separate RF and AF gain controls.

  • Series type automatic noise limiter.

  • Conelrad (CD) frequency s clearly marked on dial.

    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 - 14.0 mc. 6.9 - 7.3 mc. (40 meters)
    D 14.0 - 40 mc. 14 - 14.35 mc. (20 meters)
    20.4 - 21.5 mc. (15 meters)
    27 - 30 mc. (10/11 meters)

    TUNING SYSTEM

    Separate general coverage and bandspread tuning capacitors connected in parallel on all bands. Bandspread knob, used primarily for tuning the amateur bands, can be used as a vernier for general coverage use. Antenna trimmer is on front panel.

    AUDIO SYSTEM

    Two-stage audio amplifier with single 6AQ5 output tube provides less than 10% distortion to a separate speaker. Output impedance 3.2 ohms. Has phono input and phone output jacks.

    SENSITIVITY

    Under 5 microvolts (with 300-ohm dummy antenna and 10 db signal/noise ratio).

    SELECTIVITY
    NORMAL SHARP
    6 db 5.2 kc 200 cycles
    60 db 29.5 kc 10 kc

    IMAGE REJECTION
    BAND IMAGE RATIO
    A 67 db
    B 50 db
    C 27 db
    D 18 db

    CONTROLS

    Main Tuning; Bandspread Tuning; Antenna Trimmer; Band Selector Switch; RF gain Control; AC ON/OFF and AF Gain Control; Stand-by Switch; Noise Limiter Switch; Tone Control Switch; BFO Pitch Control; AM/CW and S meter Switch; Selectivity Control; Phasing

    TUBE COMPLIMENT
    RF amp. 6BA6
    Freq. Conv. 6BE6
    HF Osc. 6C4
    1st IF amp. 6BD6
    2nd IF amp. 6BD6
    Det, AVC and ANL 6AL5
    1st AF and BFO/S meter amp. 12AX7
    AF Output 6AQ5
    Rectifier 5Y3GT

    OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

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

    Size: 8 3\4" high x 16 1\2" wide x 10 1\2" deep.

    Finish: Hammertone Gray Enamel.

    Shipping Weight: 30 lbs.

    Optional Accessories: NC-98TS Speaker, NFM -83-50 Adaptor.

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