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Palomar SSB-500

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:40
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:PLL
Frequency stability:0.002%
Clarifier or Delta tune:? KHz
Power supply:10.5-16 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 0.5-1.5 A
TX: Max ? A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):203*64*269 mm (8*2.5*10.6*")
Weight:2.72 Kg (6 lb)
Other features:PA. ANL/NB. Dimmer.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 7.8 MHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.7 uV (10 dB S/N)
SSB: 0.25 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:4.2 KHz (-6 dB)
7 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:>50 dB
AF output power / speaker:3 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm

RF output power: AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system: AM: High and low level class B amplitude modulation
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:Korea, 197x-198x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Sub PCBs:
Additional info:FCC ID: SSB-500
Related documents: PLL (Early): uPD858
PLL (Later): MC145106
Sams Photofact #:CB-284 (January 1980)
Modifications and fixes:
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