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Elecraft K1

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 15 / 17 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 80 m
(Two or four selected bands)
Tuning steps:Continuous (10-turn potentiometer)
Frequency stability:Less than 200 Hz per hour after 5 minute warmup @ 25C (77F)
Mode:CW
Channels / memory management: None
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply:8.5-15 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 55 mA (No signal)
TX: Max 700-900 mA (5 W @ 14 VDC)
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):130*56*140 mm (5.2*2.2*5.6")
Weight:600 g (1.4 lb)
Other features:Built-in iambic memory keyer.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 4.915 MHz
Sensitivity:0.2 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:200-800 Hz, variable
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: 0 to +5 W
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:- / -
Microphone input level:-




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1998-201x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price, december 1998 in the US: $269.00 (Without options)
Related documents: User manual rev.J (3.4 MB)
Manual errata rev.J-3 (16 KB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
KAT-1
KBT-1
KFL-1-2
KFL-1-4
KNB-1
KTS-1
Internal automatic antenna tuner
Internal battery holder & top cover. Eight R6 / AA batteries
Two band filter module
Four band filter module
Noise blanker
Wide-range tilt stand