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Tecsun S2000 Shortwave Receiver

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£299.99

About this product

Overview

  • Compact shortwave radio receiver with longwave, medium wave, shortwave, VHF and FM bands
  • AM, FM and single side band (SSB) modes
  • 1000 channel memory (100 in each band and 500 customisable)

Product overview

• Compact shortwave radio receiver with longwave, medium wave, shortwave, VHF and FM bands
• AM, FM and single side band (SSB) modes
• 1000 channel memory (100 in each band and 500 customisable)
• Powered by a 6V mains adapter (included) or four D batteries (not included Order Code L45AL)

Special Features
• Auto scan and auto tune mode features (ETM)
• Auxiliary audio input for MP3 players or any device with a 3.5mm audio socket

What can I do with my short wave receiver?
Get great sound from a massive range of stations with this amateur band receiver, and listen to longwave, medium wave, shortwave, VHF, FM and even SSB transmissions. With a clear, easy-to-understand LCD display and intelligent backlighting that illuminates the screen for three seconds after you press any button, you can always see what you’re doing. Listen at home with the mains 6V power supply, or take the radio with you and listen with four D batteries (not included Order Code L45AL). The radio even comes with multiple handles and handgrips to make moving it around easier. This radio also has two built-in antennas – one for AM, medium and longwave, and one for FM, shortwave and VHF.

How do I store stations?
There are several ways of storing stations on the radio. Auto tuning storage automatically stores the strongest longwave and medium wave bands and FM stations in those bands into page zero, so you can select them at any time.

The auto scan station feature searches the band and stops on available frequencies for five seconds, where you can store them in your memory. Manual storage lets you find the station you want with the up/down buttons or tuning wheel, then store it to your memory. If you know the frequency of the station you are looking for, you can input the numbers directly then store them direct.

You can use fast tuning to get close to your station, then slow tuning allows you to fine tune to the best frequency. Once the stations are in your memory, you can flick through them and find the best thing on your preferred channels. Get a great reception with squelch control for FM and aircraft band and RF gain, and store up to 1000 channels on the radio itself.

What else can I do with this radio?
The twin phono output lets you listen to your favourite broadcasts with your personal sound system. When there’s nothing you want to listen to you can plug your MP3 player, or any suitable audio device, in with a 3.5mm headphone socket and listen to that through your radio. If you like single side band (SBB) there’s a 455 kHz AM IF outlet that you can connect to some devices by DIY. The radio comes with an antenna, but you can boost the received signal using an external antenna.

When can I use the radio?
Set the built-in clock and you can choose which station you want to wake up to. The clock comes complete with snooze and buzzer option. If you listen to the radio to unwind after a long day, set the radio into sleep mode and it will automatically switch off after a pre-set length of time from one to 120 minutes.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well specified radio for enthusiasts. Covers shortwave, mw, lw, fm and air band. Lots of features to aid reception such as bandwidth selection. Decodes ssb for ham radio reception. Audio quality is reasonable - doesn't match 1960s to 1990s Grundig radio quality but OK for the price. Good user interface. A lot smaller than Satellit 800 so fits in well in domestic setting.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted Been looking for a decent short wave receiver that was a reasonable price. This is well worth the money
Date published: 2016-10-17
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Specification

Specifications
Manufacturer Tecsun
Model Number S2000
Transmitting Frequency Range N/A
Receiving Frequency Range 88-108 MHz (FM)
118-137 MHz (VHF Air Band)
100-519 kHz (LW)
520-1710 kHz (MW)
1711-30,000 kHz (SW)
Amateur Radio Bands 1.8 to 30MHz (all bands)
Emission Modes SSB mode (receiver)
Frequency Steps Variable fast/slow
RF Power Out N/A
Channels 1000 station memory
Supply voltage 6V mains adapter centre negative (included)
Power Consumption Transmit N/A
Power Consumption Receive Less than 500 mA
Battery 4 x D batteries (sold separately L45AL)
Antenna Impedance 50 Ω
Microphone N/A
Dimensions 372 mm x 184 mm x 146 mm
Weight 2.38 kg

Hi Can this radio receive police/ambulance broadcasts in the UK?

Asked by: Melly
No, UK emergency service radio transmissions are on encrypted digital bands unavailable to the public.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-08-17

What's the warranty for this item? Does this warranty covers the item world-wide for example in European Union? How many days does it take to have it at your store in maidenhead as it is out of stock at the moment?

Asked by: Andreas
This item has a 12 month warranty , and generally takes 3-5 working days to arrive in store when purchased.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-06-15

does the receiver deliver stereo broadcast on the radio that I am referring to the Tecsun S2000 does it pickup stereo broadcast.

Asked by: nicky
Yes this will work fine in your intended application.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-01-10

Can I receive Grib files on Long wave with this unit? I know I will require separate software for my pc to create weather maps but need to receive the files first. Thank you.

Asked by: Copernicus
This is not listed as a feature of the unit.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-06

Does it have a headphone socket

Asked by: Bigd
Yes, there is a 3.5mm stereo jack socket on the front of the unit for headphones.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-09-07

is ths the same model as the Grundig?

Asked by: morosis2
This unit seems to be marketed in several different guises. I have seen it as the Eton Satellite 750, Grundig and Techsun s2000. The specification remains the same throughout.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-06-21

Ref to the Tecsun S2000, can you tell me the receiver type at all? The type of answer I am expecting is that it is double or triple superhetrodyne.  The instruction book does not refer to this at all.  In comparison, ICOM will  give this information.

Asked by: Douglas
We have placed an order to get the item from stock and find out for you, we will reply ASAP.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-10-05
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