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Azden PCS-3000

A picture of Azden PCS-3000
The picture shows the European version with an "Add 12.5 KHz" button

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 144-146 MHz
USA
TX: 142-150 MHz
RX: 142-150 MHz
Tuning steps:12.5 / 25 KHz (Europe)
5 / 10 KHz (USA)
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 8 regular
1 scan edge pair (Program scan)
RAM storage with NiCd battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15% (2-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 700 mA
TX: Max 5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):158*66*246 mm (6.22*2.6*9.68")
Weight:2.5 Kg (5.51 lb)
Other features:Detachable control panel. CTCSS/PL (USA). 1750 Hz tone call (Europe).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 16.9 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.19 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
2 m:25 W5 W
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm / 12-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info: New price 1981 in the UK: 219.00
New price, august 1981 in the US: $315.00
Related documents: User manual (2.9 MB)
User manual addendum (41 KB)
AF-Amp: TA7222AP
FM-IF: MC3357P
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:73 Magazine: May 1981, page 68
Options / Accessories:
AS-006
DX-2000
EC-80
ECK-91
PCM-369
External speaker kit
Amplified desk microphone. Up/down buttons
Control microphone connector plug with cord
Remote cable kit
Standard hand microphone
A rear picture of Azden PCS-3000