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Last modified 2018-04-20

Swan 500C

A picture of Swan 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 5 bands
3.5-4.0 MHz (80 m)
7.0-7.45 MHz (40 m)
14.0-14.45 MHz (20 m)
21.0-21.45 MHz (15 m)
28.0-29.7 MHz (10 m)
Tuning steps:Continuous
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 ohms (15-500 ohms resistive) / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):330*140*279 mm (13*5.5*11")
Weight:7.82 Kg (17.25 lbs)
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 ohms
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: AM: 125 W (Input)
SSB: 520 W (PEP input)
CW: 360 W (Input)
Modulation system:
FM deviation:No FM
Spurious emissions:Less than -? dB
Microphone impedance/connector:Hi-Z / 3-pole (" jack)




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1968-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (2.2 MB)
Modifications:
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