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Midland/Alan 48 "Precision series"

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:40
Mode:AM / FM
Frequency control:PLL (LC7120)
Frequency stability:0.005%
Clarifier or Delta tune:No
Power supply:11.3-14 VDC (3-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 500 mA (Squelched)
TX: Max 1 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):165*55*205 mm (6.49*2.16*8.07")
Weight:2 Kg (4.41 lb)
Other features:PA. ANL. Tone hi-cut filter. "Night light" illuminated front panel.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.5 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
FM: ? uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:3 KHz (-6 dB)
Image rejection:50 dB
AF output power / speaker:3 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm

RF output power:4 W
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):? KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Thailand, 1986-199x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:401019-L by Maxon
Single sided
Sub PCBs:
Additional info: Was also available as Midland/Alan 58E,in an FM only CEPT version.
See also the modern version, Midland/Alan Quarantotto.
Related documents: Schematic diagram (1.4 MB)
PLL: LC7120
RF final: 2SC2078
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
PK 120/48 C275
PK 200/48 C337
SA 48 T769
120 channel board
200 channel board
Slide mounting bracket