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Hy-Gain 16 (2716) "Hide and speak"

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:USA: 40
Sweden: 1-22 (RX/TX), 23-40 (RX only)
Frequency control:PLL (MM48141)
Frequency stability:? ppm
Clarifier or Delta tune:No
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 500 mA (Squelched)
TX: 1.3 A (Unmodulated)
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):Main unit: 165*57*191 mm (6.5*2.25*7.5")
Weight:? Kg (? lb)
Other features: NB. Range boost. Channel 9 button. Clock. One quick memory button.
Remote control speaker-microphone with calculator type keyboard & display.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.7 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:6 KHz (-6 dB)
24 KHz (-80 dB)
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power / speaker:3 W at ?% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power:4 W
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / ?-pin
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, (Assembled in Puerto Rico), 1977-197x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Sub PCBs: 750097 - Microphone control interface board
Additional info:New price 1977 in the US: $249.95
Related documents: Service manual (8.8 MB)
AF amplifier: TA7205P
RF final: MRF472
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:Popular Electronics: October 1977
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A swedish ad from 1979 of Hy-Gain 16 (2716) ''Hide and speak''