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ARF 2001 (By A.R.F. Products Inc.)

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels/tuning steps:40
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:PLL (MC145106 or MM55126)
Frequency stability:200 Hz @ -30 to +50C (-22 to +122F)
Power supply:Mains: 117 VAC (Fixed power cord)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: ? VA
TX: ? VA
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / Two SO-239 (Selectable)
Dimensions (W*H*D):457*178*381 mm (18*7*15")
Weight:9.98 Kg (22 lb)
Other features: PA. NB. Direct entry keyboard. 10 memories & Scanning. Instant ch 9 access.
AMSIL function, silences AM heterodynes in SSB mode. Clock. SWR-meter.
Dimmer. Intercom. Optional frequency counter.

Receiver system:Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 10.695 MHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.35 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
SSB: 0.25 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: AM: 4.4 to 5.4 KHz (-3 dB)
SSB: 2.8 KHz (-3 dB)

Adjacent channel: 65 dB
Image rejection:80 dB
AF output power/speaker:4 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:

RF output power:AM 4 W (Carrier)
12 W (PEP)
Modulation system: AM: Class C with a closed loop Servo Amplitude Modulator (SAM)
SSB: Linear class AB with ALC
Max FM deviation:No FM
Spurious emissions:Less than -? dB
Microphone impedance/connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:USA, 1977-197x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Additional info: This beast of a CB transceiver is rare with less than 1000 manufactured.
A modified Astatic D104 UG8 was included as standard with the purchase.
Related documents: User and service manuals (7.2 MB)
PLL: MC145106
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
AFR 2001 Internal frequency counter
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