The Hammarlund HQ-140-X general coverage receiver tunes shortwave in four bands: .54-1.32, 1.32-3.2, 3.2-5.7, 5.7-10, 10-18 and 18-31 MHz. Bandspread: 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters Other enhancements include: antenna trimmer, noise limiter, RF gain, S-meter, stand-by and AVC on/off. This radio does not have a built in speaker. There are speaker terminals on the rear panel. The HQ-140-X was the successor to the HQ-129-X.
The later model Hammarlund HQ-140-XA featured better sensitivity, smoother tuning and better dial accuracy.
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