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Midland 79-290

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Type:Citizen band / "Freeband" / Export transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz (Standard)
25.615-28.305 MHz (Expanded)
28.000-29.700 MHz (Ham)
Channels / tuning steps:40 (Standard)
240 (Expanded)
Mode:AM / SSB
(The display can show FM but the radio
does not have actual FM circuits)
Frequency control:PLL/CPU
Frequency stability:0.001%
Clarifier or Delta tune:Coarse: ? KHz
Fine: ? Hz
Power supply:11.2-15.9 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? mA
TX: ? A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):158*48*185 mm (6.22*1.9*7.3")
Weight:? Kg (? lb)
Other features:10 weather channels. Detachable front panel.
Instant ch 9/19 buttons. 4 memories, scanning

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB)
IF: 10.695 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM)
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.5 uV (no reference)
SSB: 0.25 uV (no reference)
Selectivity:10 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:4 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm

RF output power:AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
Max 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:Korea, 1997-200x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Sub PCBs:
Additional info: FCC ID: MMA79290
Indicated price, october 1997 in the US: $349.95 (MSRP)
New price 2000 in the US: $ 169.95
Related documents:User manual (141 KB)
Sams Photofact #:
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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