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Ten-Tec Paragon II (586)

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC MHz
RX: 0.1-30 MHz
Tuning steps:Down to 10 Hz
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW/FSK
Channels/memory management:60 regular (duplex)
1 scratch pad
1 programmable scan (1 band edge pair)
Non-replaceable backup battery (inside CPU!)
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:13.8 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 2 A
TX: Max 20 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239 + 1 phono(RCA) for RX only
Dimensions (W*H*D):375*146*432 mm (14.75*5.75*17")
Weight:7.25 Kg (16 lbs)
Other features:Full QSK. RS-232C. VOX. NB. PBT. Transverter jacks.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Triple conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 70 MHz
2nd IF: 9 MHz
3rd IF: 6.3 MHz (455 KHz for FM)
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N):
0.1-1.6 MHz: 3.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD):
0.1-1.6 MHz: 1 uV
SSB/CW/FSK (10 dB S/N):
0.1-1.6 MHz: 0.5 uV
Selectivity: AM: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 11.25 KHz (-60 dB), standard filter
FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB), standard filter
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.5 KHz (-60 dB), standard filter
Image rejection:>80 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 2% distortion / 4 ohms
External speaker connector:1/4"-jack, 4-16 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: 0-100 W (100% duty cycle up to 20 minutes)
Modulation system:SSB: Balanced modulation
FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -45 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:200 ohms to 50 Kohms / 4-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:USA, 1993-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (11.8 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
236
238
239
257
259
282
285
288
305
700C
705
961
5061
RM-500
Remote control cable for connecting to either 253 or 420
2 KW manual antenna tuner
Dummy load
Voice synthesizer
Universal ALC annunciator
250 Hz CW filter. IF: 6.3 MHz
500 Hz CW filter. IF: 6.3 MHz
1.8 KHz SSB filter. IF: 6.3 MHz
Serial level converter
Electret hand microphone, 4-pin
Electret desk microphone, 4-pin
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 22 A. Built-in speaker
Lowpass line filter
Rack mount kit