[Boatanchors] FS: Hallicrafters S38C Receiver

Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Wed May 2 16:18:41 EDT 2012

FOR SALE: Extra nice S38C shortwave receiver - many hams used 
these as their very first receiver.

Very good condition. All original knobs etc. The S38C uses six 
tubes, and has a metal cabinet and built-in speaker. Its 
compact size and low cost maakes this a very attractive set. 
The S-38 models were in production until 1961.

Despite its simplicity, the S-38 is a "hot" radio, offering 
good sensitivity. Like more expensive shortwave receivers, it 
has a separate bandspread tuner, automatic noise limiter 
(ANL), and beat frequency oscillator (BFO) for CW listening. 
It covers frequencies from .54 Mhz to 32 Mhz in four bands. 

With distinctive semi-circular dials, the S-38 through S-38C 
models are very recognizable. The S-38C has cool-looking shiny 
gray, hammertone paint. Excellent working condition.

Available for $65.00 plus shipping. USA only.

73 - Bry, AF4K

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