National NC-88 General Communications Receiver
  • Power: 105-120V AC - 50/60Hz
  • Wavebands: tuneable from 540KHz to 40MHz across 4 switched bands
    • 0.54 - 1.60MHz
    • 1.60 - 4.70MHz
    • 4.70 - 14.0MHz
    • 14.0 - 40.0MHz
  • Sensitivity: <5ÁV
  • Valve lineup: 9 total
    • 6BA6 (RF amplifier.);
    • 6BE6 (Converter);
    • 6C4 (Oscillator);
    • 6BD6(x2, IF amplifiers);
    • 6AL5 (2nd Detector/AVC/ANL);
    • 12AX7 (1st Audio/CW Osc.);
    • 6AQ5 (audio output);
    • 5Y3GT (rectifier)
  • Released: 1953 -1956
  • Original price: c.$120

The "World Master" receiver was similar to the NC-98, in production at about the same time. Although it has an internal speaker (unlike the NC-98), it is without the crystal filter and S-meter.

As with all National NC series sets, the NC-88 featured a copper plated chassis.

Last updated 1st March 2005

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