<< Subject: Re: Monitoring Times - Drake's Little Secret: the "SW8A" * -- NOV
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 17:10:49 -0400
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There is no dedicated whip pre-amp in the so called SW8'A', just better
impedance matching. You can take that to the bank.
Then, Fred Osterman at Universal radio has erred when he inserted that
information into his book "Shortwave Receivers Past and Present" 3rd edition.
> Hi Steve,
> All units produced after March 31, 1995 with a serial number "Higher" than 5C
> feaature the preamp circuit for the whip antenna.
> Units produced after January 1, 1996 with a serial number higher than 6A
> include coverage down to 100 khz and have sideband selectable syncro.
> If you doubt my source, (Universal Radio) call Drake.
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