Vintage National Panasonic RF 5000 Short Wave Radio
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Sold Date: 03/24/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Offering a used National Panasonic RF5000 short wave radio. Has 11 bands: 1 long wave, 1 medium wave (AM), FM, and 8 short wave bands.Both antennas are straight and unbroken. Comes with instruction manual, utilization guide, and log book. All are clean and unmarked. Original owner's name and address are scribed onto back side edge, blocked out with tape for pictures. Interior and exterior are clean but vinyl has a tacky feel to it. We are not radio experts. We powered this up and it works but a noticeable hum tone was coming from the rear. Sounded like it was coming from the AC adapter unit - don't know if that is normal. When volume or tuner are turned, there is a crackling tone. When you stop turning them, it plays clearly. Tuner and volume contacts probably need cleaning. SPECIFICATIONS: Long wave is 100 - 40Khz Medium wave (AM) isKhz FM is 76 - 108Mhz Shortwave coverage is 1.6 - 4.5; 4.5 - 6.5; 6.5 - 9; 9 - 12; 12 - 16; 16 - 20; 20 - 25; and 25 - 30Mhz Radio features a tone control and electrical fine tuning knob. Bands are selected by buttons on top of radio. There is a tuning meter and a momentary contact lamp switch plus an AFC ON/OFF switch. Back panel has many I/O jacks for Record Out; Phone Input; MPX Output; and Earphone (mini jack). There are also external antenna jacks. Has dual telescopic antennas. Operates from 117 VAC or six (6) D cell batteries. SOLD AS IS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. We DO NOT mark merchandise values below value or mark items as “gifts” – US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. Please email any questions, emails answered as soon as possible. Additional pictures available upon request, please include your email address. We try to describe our items as best as we can, but may have missed something you need to know. We combine shipping on multiple item purchases. The shipping calculator is not always accurate and doesn’t list all shipping options. Shipping may be lower than cost posted. We charge actual shipping and packaging material costs and a small fee for handling. We refund any overpayment of shipping costs. If you are concerned about shipping costs, please ask before purchasing. If you email me your zip code, we will gladly work up a shipping estimate for you. Some fragile or delicate items may need special packaging to insure safe arrival. These require additional materials and handling that may not be accurately reflected in the shipping calculator or even our estimates. The exact cost is not known on these items until they are actually packaged and ready for shipment. Pick up is always welcome. Many of the items we sell are vintage or no longer in production. All items are sold as is and there is no implied warranty. It is your responsibility to assure the items are compatible to your needs and other equipment, and are safe. By purchasing an item, you agree to take full responsibility and liability for the use, installation, maintenance, and operation of the item as well as any and all consequences which come out of its purchase, use and/or misuse. Inv #4836HG32BB202012A1
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