|Production of this unit began
in 1960, and was touted to be the first moderately priced SSB transmitter
that retained all the essential performance characteristics which
made its big brother (HT-32A) the most wanted single sideband transmitter
of all. It has the same power, same rugged VFO construction,
identical VOX, and a smooth distinctive speech quality that insures
excellent on-the-air reports. The Price: $450.00.
The Hallicrafters HT-37 has five band output (80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters). It provides all modes of transmission.. CW, AM, SSB. The VFO employs double reduction disc drive, fixed T.C. Sideband suppression is 40 db at 1000 CPS. Power rating is 70-100 watts P.E.P. output CW or SSB. 17-25 watts carrier on AM phone. There are two 6146s in the final. 3rd and 5th order distortion products down 30 db. Carrier suppression is 40 db or better. CAL system has instant CW CAL signal from any transmission mode. Cooling is by convection with final operated at low dissipation in standby.
Size is 9 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 16 3/4 inches and weighs 80 pounds. The Hallicrafters HT-37 is the matching unit for the Hallicrafters SX-111 receiver and the Hallicrafters R-48 speaker.