RigPix logo

CB/Freeband logo

Back to main

Back to CB & "Freeband"

Next mobile

Handic logo

Copyright logo

Last modified 2022-03-05

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional

Handic 230

A picture of Handic 230


Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range
depending on version:
26.965-27.255 MHz (Sweden)
26.965-27.405 MHz (USA)
Channels / tuning steps
depending on version:
Sweden: 23 (1-22 + 11A)
USA: 40
Frequency control:PLL (Sealed "Sardine can" unit)
Frequency stability:0.005% @ -30 to +50C (-22 to +122F)
Clarifier or Delta tune:1 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC (Fixed power cord)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 200-900 mA
TX: Less than 1.6 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):163*48*190 mm (6.42*1.89*7.48")
Weight:1.68 Kg (3.7 lb)
Other features:PA. ANL/NB. External selcall connector.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz - Murata CFU455H
Sensitivity:0.7 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:6 KHz (-6 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power:~3.5 W (5 W input)
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm / 6-pin DIN
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1978-198x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:P01-105 by ?
Sub PCBs:
Additional info: New price 1979 in Sweden: SEK 1295:-
New price 1982 in Sweden: SEK 995:-
Related documents: RF driver: 2SC1957
RF final: 2SC1306
Sams Photofact #:CB-218 ((September 1978)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:Radio & Television: #6/7 1979
Options / Accessories:
S-12 External selcall unit