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Swan 500C

A picture of Swan/Cubic 500C
The radio on this picture has been modified with a 4-pin mike connector

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-80 m in five bands
80 m:   3.5-4 MHz
40 m:   7-7.45 MHz
20 m:   14-14.45 MHz
15 m:   21-21.45 MHz
10 m:   28-29.7 MHz
Tuning steps:Analog / continuous
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:AM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 10 XTAL-controlled (External option)
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply: Separate AC or 12 VDC PSU
12.6 V AC/DC (Filaments)
12 VDC (Relay)
-110 VDC (Bias)
275 VDC
800 VDC
Current drain / power consumption: 5.5 A @ 12.6 V AC/DC
250 mA @ 12 VDC
100 mA @ -110 VDC
150 mA @ 275 VDC
Max 550 mA @ 800 VDC
Antenna impedance / connector:50-75 ohm (15-500 ohm resistive) / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):330*140*279 mm (13*5.5*11")
Weight:7.82 Kg (17.25 lb)
Other features:ANL.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 5.5 MHz
Sensitivity:0.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:4 W at ?% distortion / 3.2 ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

Pwr
AM:~70 W (125 W input)
SSB (PEP):~250 W (520 W PEP input)
CW:~180 W (360 W input)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:Hi-Z / 3-pin (1/4" jack)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1968-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (2.2 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
14-C
14-CP
14-117
14-230
117-X
117-XC
230-X
230-XC
508
510X
VX-2
12 VDC converter module. Negative ground system
12 VDC converter module. Positive ground system
Complete 12 VDC PSU. Consists of 117-X and 14-C
Complete 12 VDC PSU. Consists of 230-X and 14-C
Basic AC power supply. 117 VAC
Complete matching AC power supply in a cabinet. 117 VAC
Basic AC power supply. 230 VAC
Complete matching AC power supply in a cabinet. 230 VAC
External VFO
External crystal oscillator (disconnects the internal VFO)
VOX unit
A rear picture of Swan 500C