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Elecraft KX2

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-80 m + WARC
RX: 0.5-32 MHz (Reduced sensitivity @ 0.5-3 MHz)
Tuning steps:Down to 1 Hz
Frequency stability:1 ppm after 5 minute warmup @ 25C (77F)
Mode:SSB / CW / Data
Channels / memory management: 150 regular
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply:8-15 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Min 150 mA
TX: Max 2 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):147*50*40 mm (5.8*2.8*1.5")
Weight:370 g (13 oz), without options
Other features: Built-in memory keyer, voice recorder and microphone. CW/PSK/RTTY decode/encode.
VOX. PBT. Computer control via USB or RS-232C. SDR architecture. 32-bit IF-DSP.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: SDR
Sensitivity:-136 dBm (500 Hz BW, preamp on)
Selectivity:
Image rejection:3-32 MHz: 55-70 dB
AF output power / speaker:300 mW at ?% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

10/12 m15-80 m
SSB (PEP):Max 8 WMax 10 W
CW/Data:Max 8 WMax 10 W

Recommended TX duty cycle: 50 % all modes
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (3.5 mm)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2016-202x
Additional info:New price 2016 in the US: $749.00 (Factory built only)
Related documents:User manual (2.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
CS40
CS60
KXAT2
KXAT100
KXBC2
KXBT2
KXIO2
KXPA100
KXPD2
MH3
Compact padded carrying case. Room for accessories
Padded carrying case. Room for accessories & MH3 microphone
Internal wide range auto-ATU
Wide range 100 W auto-ATU that mounts inside KXPA100
External charger for KXBT2
Li-Ion battery pack. 11 V, 2.6 Ah. Internal or external use
Real-time clock and general purpose outputs
High performance 6-160 m 100 W amplifier
Attached precision keyer paddle
Hand microphone with up/down buttons