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Midland 13-898B

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.255 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:23
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:XTAL-matrix
Frequency stability:?%
Clarifier or Delta tune:800 Hz
Power supply:Mains: 117 or 220/240 VAC (Depending on market)
or 13.8 VDC (3-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? mA @ 13.8 VDC
TX: Max 45 W @ mains
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):406*127*254 mm (16*5*10")
Weight:5.9 Kg (13 lb)
Other features:Alarm clock. SWR-meter. ANL. PA.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 11.275 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:50 dB (No reference)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:3 W at ?% distortion / 16 ohm
External speaker connector:Phono (RCA)

RF output power:AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:AM: High level, class B
SSB: Balanced
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1974-1975 (Discontinued)
Main PCB:EPO-0615 by Cybernet Electronics Corporation
Sub PCBs: EPO-0611A - SWR board
EPO-0612B - PSU/AVR board
EPO-0618 - AF board
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (6.3 MB)
Schematic (1.4 MB)
Sams Photofact #:CB-72 (September 1975)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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