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Kenwood TR-8300

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Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 445-450 MHz
RX: 442-447 MHz
Tuning steps:Channelized
Frequency stability:? ppm
Channels / memory management: 23 regular
(Two XTALs per channel)
Repeater shift / offset:According to XTALs
Power supply:11.5-16 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Less than 500 mA (No signal)
TX: 2-3.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*60*240 mm (7.1*2.4*9.45")
Weight:2.3 Kg (5.1 lb)
Other features:CTCSS/PL encoder option.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.5 uV (20 dB quieting)
Selectivity:20 KHz (-6 dB)
60 KHz (-70 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:

RF output power:

70 cm:10 W1 W
The low setting is adjustable up to 10 W
Modulation system:Phase modulation
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz (Adjustable up to 12 KHz)
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1976-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1976 in Japan: 63.800 Yen
Related documents:User manual (7.5 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
PS-5 Power supply with built-in clock