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Kenwood TH-89

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 430-440 / 1240-1300 MHz
RX: 144-146 / 430-440 / 1240-1300 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 80 regular with alpha tags (7 characters)
1 call
Non volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset: 70 cm: 0 to 99.95 MHz in 50 KHz steps (5 MHz default)
23 cm: 0 to 99.95 MHz in 50 KHz steps (20 MHz default)
Power supply:5-10 VDC (Depending on battery pack)
or 6-16 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 50-90 mA (Squelched)
TX: 0.3-1.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):56*141*24 mm (2.2*5.55*0.94")
Weight:330 g (11.64 oz)
Other features:CTCSS/PL encoder. DTMF & DTSS. Twin RX.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 45.05 MHz (2 m/70 cm) - 57.4 MHz (23 cm)
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: 2 m: 0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
70 cm: 0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
23 cm: 0.2 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
28 KHz (-40 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:200 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:2.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLowEL
70 cm:1.5-5 W500 mW20 mW
23 cm:0.6-1 W100 mW-

The high power setting depends on voltage / battery pack.
Modulation system:Reactance
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:70 cm: Better than -60 dB
23 cm: Better than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / 3-conductor (3.5 mm)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1994-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
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PB-32
PB-33
PB-34
PG-2W
PG-3J
SB-1
SC-40
SC-41
SC-42
SC-43
SMC-31
SMC-32
SMC-33
SMC-34
TSU-8
VS-3
WR-2
Wall charger
Rapid charger, dual bay
Swivel mount
Battery case. Four R6/AA batteries
Battery case. Five R6/AA batteries
Clip microphone with earphone
Hand strap
Headset with VOX & PTT
Headset with VOX & PTT
Earphone
? bracket
Standard NiCd battery pack. 6 V, 600 mAh
Long-life NiCd battery pack. 6 V, 1200 mAh
High-power NiCd battery pack. 9.6 V, 600 mAh
DC power cable
Filtered cigarette lighter power cord
Shoulder belt
Softcase with shoulder belt
Softcase
Softcase
Softcase
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone
Remote control speaker-microphone
Remote control speaker-microphone
CTCSS/PL unit
Voice synthesizer unit
Water resistant bag