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Kenwood TR-9000

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Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 144-146 MHz
TX: 143.9-149 MHz
RX: 143.9-149 MHz
Tuning steps:100 Hz, 12.5 / 25 KHz (Europe)
100 Hz, 5 / 10 KHz (USA)
Frequency stability: 500 Hz during the first hour after 1 minute warmup
Within 50 Hz any 30 minutes thereafter @ 25 (77F)
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 5 regular (Memory 5 can also store "odd split")
RAM storage (Backup power option, 3-pin connector)
Repeater shift / offset:600
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15% (2-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 400 mA (Squelched)
TX: 1.3-2.9 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):170*68*234 mm (6.69*2.68*9.21")
Weight:2.5 Kg (5.51 lb)
Other features:1750 Hz repeater ton (Europe). NB. RIT.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 10.695 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.25 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity: FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power:

FM:10 W1 W
SSB (PEP):10 W1 W
CW:10 W1 W
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:High: Better than -60 dB
Low: Better than -46 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm / 6-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1980-1982 (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1981 in the UK: 345.00
Related documents: User manual (5 MB)
Service manual (6.8 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
Memory backup power supply (Europe)
System base unit
Hand microphone with up/down buttons and DTMF pad
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 4 A
External speaker
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