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Hallicrafters CB-3A "Littlefone"

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.255 MHz
Channels/tuning steps:8
Mode:AM
Frequency control:XTAL
Frequency stability:Max ? ppm
Power supply:Mains: 115 VAC
6 or 12 VDC (Depending on version)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: ? A @ 12 VDC
TX: 48 W @ 115 VAC. 9 A @ 6 VDC. 4.5 A @ 12 VDC
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):305*140*203 mm (12*5.5*8")
Weight:5.67 Kg (12.5 lb)
Other features:




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 1.65 MHz
2nd IF: 262 KHz
Sensitivity:1 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:2.5 W at ?% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:~3.5 W (5 W input)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation:? KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -? dB
Microphone impedance/connector:? ohm / ?-pin
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:USA, 1962-1963 (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Additional info: New price 1962 in the US: $159.95 (without options)
New price 1964 in the US: $159.95 (without options)
Related documents:User manual (8.2 MB)
Sams Photofact #:CB-5 (March 1964)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
HA-3
HA-9
HA-11
HA-12
HA-12A
Noise suppression kit
Illuminated S-meter kit
Noise eliminator
Selcall encoder/decoder
Selcall encoder only