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The Philips D-2999PLL is Philips' only serious attempt into making a proper amateur radio. The PLL design creates a stable radio, it has full HF coverage and 16 memories. The D-2999 can be operated using a 12V power source, so you can take it with you to the caravan or boat on holidays.

Philips radios where also sold under the Magnavox brand outside Europe.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
16 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.15-29.9 / 87.5-108 MHz
Modulations
AM   W-FM mono   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
? conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
7 W

Connections

Antenna
Built-in ferrite bar + Built-in telescopic + KOK1 (Motorola/DIN41585)
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
12V DC, 6LR20 and 3LR6 batteries or mains
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
320 × 180 × 250 mm (12.60 × 7.09 × 9.84 in)
Weight
4.11 kg (9.1 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 1986 and 1989 in Hong Kong

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Built-in clock
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
3692
MPN
PHILIPS-D-002999PLL

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Philips D2999/D2935 Circuit diagram PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Philips D2999/D2935 Info PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Philips D-2999PLL is around:

  • EUR 260.00 ~ EUR 226.00
  • USD 274.00 ~ USD 98.00
  • GBP 100.00

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These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2019 EUR 230.00 Used / Good eBay
2019 GBP 102.00 Used / Okay eBay
2019 EUR 265.00 Used / Mint eBay
2019 USD 172.50 Used / Good eBay
2019 USD 100.00 Used / Poor eBay

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