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Kenwood TM-2530A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: USA
TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 144-148 MHz
(141-151 MHz after modification)
Tuning steps:? KHz
Frequency stability:15 ppm @-20 to +50C (-4 to +122F)
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 23 regular
2 odd split
1 priority
RAM storage with lithium backup battery
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:12-16 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 600 mA (No signal)
TX: 2.5 to 6.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*60*195 mm (7.09*2.36*7.68")
Weight:1.8 Kg (3.97 lb)
Other features:DTMF auto dialer. CTCSS/PL option. DCL option.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.2 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
24 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at 5% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
2 m:25 W5 W
The low level is internally adjustable up to 20 W
Modulation system:Reactance
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:? ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1986-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (2.1 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
AC-10
CD-10
KPS-7A
MB-10
MC-42S
MC-48
MC-55
MC-60A
MC-80
MC-85
MU-1
PG-2N
PG-3A
PS-50
PS-430
SP-40
SP-50
SP-430
SWT-1
TU-7
VS-1
AC adapter for CD-10
Callsign display
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 6 A
Mobile mounting bracket
Dynamic hand microphone with up/down buttons
Hand microphone with up/down buttons and DTMF keypad
Mobile boom microphone
Desk microphone
Desk microphone, omnidirectional
Desk microphone, unidirectional
Modem unit (DCL)
DC power cable
DC line noise filter
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 20 A
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 10 A (20 A peak)
Mobile speaker, 4 ohm
Mobile speaker, 8 ohm
External speaker
Antenna tuning unit
CTCSS/PL unit
Voice synthesizer unit