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Kenwood TR-50

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 1260-1300 MHz
RX: 1260-1300 MHz
Tuning steps:10 / 20 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm @ -20 to +50C (-4 to +122F)
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 5 regular
RAM storage with lithium backup battery
Repeater shift / offset:Europe: +33 MHz (Very odd split indeed)
USA: -20 MHz
Power supply:10-14 VDC (Nine alkaline or ten NiCd batteries)
or 10.3-15.9 VDC external (3-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 180 mA (Standby)
TX: 850 mA @ 1 W ouput power
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):123*51*192 mm (4.84*2.01*7.56")
Weight:1.2 Kg (2.65 lb), with batteries and antenna
Other features:RIT. 1750 Hz repeater tone (Europe). CTCSS/PL option (USA).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Triple conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 139 MHz
2nd IF: 20.935 MHz 2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.3 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:15 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: 1 W
Modulation system:Reactance modulation
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500-600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1984-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (3.2 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
MB-3
MC-55
MC-42S
PB-16
PS-21
SC-10
TU-6
Mobile mounting kit
Mobile boom microphone
Hand microphone with up/down buttons
NiCd battery
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 4 A
Soft carrying bag
CTCSS/PL unit (USA only)