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Elecraft K3 / 10

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 6 m
RX: 0.49-30 / 44-54 MHz
(2 m option)
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 20 / 50 Hz
Frequency stability:Standard: 5 ppm @ 0 to 50C (32 to 122F)
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW / Data / AFSK
Channels / memory management: 100 regular
4 scratch pad per band
Repeater shift / offset:0 to 5000 KHz
Power supply:11-15 VDC (13.8 VDC nominal)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 900 mA (Single RX)
TX: Max 4 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):272*102*254 mm (10.7*4*10")
Weight:3.8 Kg (8.5 lb), without options
Other features: RS-232C. Built-in PSK31/CW/RTTY decoder/encoder. Built-in keyer.
Realtime clock. Transverter interface. 1750 Hz call tone. Two IF DSP.
CTCSS/PL encoder. Graphic equalizer. VOX.
DVR option. Sub RX option.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 8.2 MHz
2nd IF: ? KHz
Sensitivity: HF: -136 to -138 dBm (MDS)
6 m: -143 to -144 dBm (MDS, with PR6 option)
(Specifications guaranteed only within ham bands)
Selectivity:
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:2.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HF6 m2 m*
AM:0.1-12 W0.1-8 W0.1-10 W
FM:0.1-12 W0.1-8 W0.1-10 W
SSB (PEP):0.1-12 W0.1-8 W0.1-10 W
CW:0.1-12 W0.1-8 W0.1-10 W

* With 2 m option
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:HF: Better than -50 dB
6 m: Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:USA, 2007-20xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual Rev.D10 (4 MB)
Manual errata Rev.D10-8 (119 KB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
KAT3
KBPF3
KDVR3
KPA3
KPA500
KRX3
KSSKT
KTCXO3-1
KXV3
K3EXREF
K144XV
P3
PR6
Internal auto-ATU with dual antenna switch
General coverage bandpass filter array
Digital voice recorder
Internal 100 W amplifier upgrade
500 W+ hi-perf 6-160 m linear amplifier
Hi-perf sub receiver
Stainless steel exterior hardware kit
High-stability TCXO. 0.5 ppm typical
RF I/O module
External reference lock
2 m module (Requires KXV3)
Fast and sensitive panadapter with hi-res display
Ultra low-noise 6 m preamp
A rear picture of Elecraft K3/10