Marine Receiver – Sait PR155

Dear Sparks,

here some informations about a really well made marine receiver SAIT/PLESSEY model PR155, this kind of receiver was used also in coast radio stations such as CAPE TOWN RADIO c/s ZSC.

Country           Gran Bretagna (Regno Unito)

Producer         Plessey; Ilford

Year                  1967–1970

Principle Wadley-Loop (supereterodyne double conversion); ZF/IF 37300 kHz, solid state
Bands Long waves, Medium waves, Short waves
Power supply (AC) / 110-125 / 200-240 / (DC) 24 Volt
Audio power 0,5 W excellent quality
Materials Metal cabinet
Dimension (LxHxD) 16.75 x 7 x 17 inch / 425 x 178 x 432 mm
Notes Triple conversion Receiver, coverage 15 – 30.000 kHz, AM/USB/LSB/CW, BFO ± 8 kHz, 0.5 µV sensitivity, analogue frequency readout (1/3 kHz!), “Wadley loop” technique with MHz selector and 0 – 1000 kHz film dial.
Weight 17.2 kg / 37 lb 14.2 oz (37.885 lb)

73’s

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