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General Electric 3-5875A "SSB Superbase"

A picture of General Electric 3-5875A ''SSB Superbase''


Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels/tuning steps:40
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:PLL (PLL02A)
Frequency stability:?%
Power supply:Mains: 120 VAC
or 13.8 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: ? mA @ 13.8 VDC
TX: Max 2.5 A @ 13.8 VDC
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / Two SO-239 (Switchable)
Dimensions (W*H*D):? mm (?")
Weight:? Kg (? lb)
Other features: PA. ANL/NB. Speech compressor. AWI. SWR-meter. Digital clock & timer.
Dual speed clarifier. Dimmer.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB)
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM)
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.3 uV (For 500 mW audio output)
SSB: 0.2 uV (For 500 mW audio output)
Selectivity:60 dB (Adjacent channel)
Image rejection:55 dB
AF output power/speaker:3.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power: AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
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:Japan, 1978-19xx (Discontinued)
Main PCB:PTBM080COX by Cybernet Electronics Corporation
Sub PCBs: PTAF006COX - Speech compressor board
PTLD029COX - LED display board
PTLD030COX - LED indicators board
PTPW007COX - AVR/power supply board
PTRF004DOX - RF board
PTSW042COX - Antenna A/B relay board
PTSW051COX - Channel selector board
PTZZ027COX - Digital clock board
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (3.5 MB)
AF amplifier: TA7205P
RF driver: 2SC2166
RF final: 2SC1969
Sams Photofact #:CB-234 (November 1978)
Modifications and fixes:
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