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Pearce-Simpson Bengal SSB (By Gladding Corporation)

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.255 MHz
Channels/tuning steps:23
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:XTAL-matrix
Frequency stability:0.001%
Power supply:Mains: 117 VAC (Fixed power cord)
or 13.8 VDC (2-pin connector)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: ? A @ 13.8 VDC
TX: Max ? A @ 13.8 VDC
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):327*127*249 mm (12.88*5*9.81")
Weight:4.54 Kg (10 lb)
Other features:PA. NB.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB)
1st IF: 7.8 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM)
1st IF: 7.8 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.8 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
SSB: 0.3 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: AM: 10 KHz (-6 dB), 20 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB: 2 KHz (-6 dB), 5.5 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:3.5 W at ?% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power: AM: 3.5 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation:No FM
Spurious emissions:Less than -50 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:? ohm / 3-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1974-197x (Discontinued)
Main PCB: Early version
Later version
PC-??? by Uniden
Sub PCBs: Early version
P-3001A - PSU board
123E-200-00 - Mic amp board
Later version
PC-0??AA - PSU board
PC-???AA - Mic amp board
Additional info: New price 1975 in the US: $399.95
Related documents: User manual (4.9 MB)
RF driver: 2SC1306
RF final: 2SC1307
Sams Photofact #:CB-60 (December 1974)
Modifications and fixes:
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