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Kenwood TS-780

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
Tuning steps:FM: 5 / 12.5 KHz
SSB/CW: 20 / 200 Hz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 10 regular
RAM storage with battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:2 m: 600 KHz
70 cm: -1.6 and -7.6 MHz
Power supply:Mains: 220 VAC
or 13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 1.2 A (No signal)
TX: Max 5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / One SO-239 (2 m) and one N-jack (70 cm)
Dimensions (W*H*D):290*124*322 mm (?")
Weight:10.1 Kg (22.2 lb)
Other features:VOX. 1750 Hz repeater tone.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
1st IF: 30.865 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 30.865 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.2 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.2 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: FM: 14 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB: 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




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
FM:10 W1 W
SSB (PEP):10 W1 W
CW:10 W1 W
Modulation system: FM: Variable reactance frequency shift
SSB: Balanced modulation
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500-600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1982-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (4 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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