Heathkit of the Month: by Bob Eckweiler, AF6C AMATEUR RADIO SWL Heathkit GR78 General Coverage Portable Receiver Introduction: Over the years Heathkit has manufactured a variety of general coverage HF receivers. A few of these have been portable units that are of solidstate construction and can run on battery Heath keeps microlichecop ies ol most kit manuals Print of these manuals can also In ordered through the parts phioe number above Again however, you must have the part num ber Manuals cannot be ordered h\ kit model number This is a bit ot a 1 alt h 22' because the only plate tin manual part number shows up is on tin manual' To make Even so, I think my description of the GR78 is fairly accurate, and unless someone is a Heathkit fanatic (like myself), it is recommended that you check your expectations before buying a GR78, especially if you are accustomed to using far superior receivers.
General Coverage Receiver GR78 AmateurR Heathkit Brand, Heath Co. ; Benton Harbor MI, build, 16 pictures, 2 schematics, United States of This Pin was discovered by Bob DeVine. Discover (and save! ) your own Pins on Pinterest. Chicago IL HEATHKIT GR78 GeneraI Coverage Receiver TestReview 109 When my GR78 arrived, the first thing I number keyed to a portion of the compre hensive instructjon manual.
According to the specs, the GR78 is a solid state portable (internal nicad battery) or home receiver operating on either 120j240V ac. Its coverage span Heathkit Page Heathkit manualscomponents for sale and a useful parts cross reference list Heathkit Virtual Museum Photos, specifications and descriptions of a range of Heathkit equipment Bill Wilkinson's Heath Company Page by an exHeath technician and includes a 596 rows Heathkit Schematic and Manual Archive.
and a few are complete manuals. " Partial Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Edward Ganshirt, who writes: I picked up this Heathkit GR78 at a estatemoving sale.
It was in a pile of ewaste (you know, old vcrs broken TVs, remote controllers, dead cell phones, etc. ).