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Pearce-Simpson Cheetah SSB (By Gladding Corporation)

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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 (14 XTAL's)
Frequency stability:0.001% @ -20 to +50 (-4 to +122F)
Clarifier or Delta tune:600 Hz
Power supply:13.8 VDC (2-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? mA
TX: ? A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):220*63*258 mm (8.66*2.5*10.2")
Weight:3.2 Kg (7 lb)
Other features:PA. NB. SWR-meter.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB)
IF: 7.8 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM)
1st IF: 7.8 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.6 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
SSB: 0.2 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: AM: 5 KHz (-6 dB), 20 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB: 2.1 KHz (-6 dB), 5.5 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:3.5 W at ?% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power: AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Less than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 3-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1973-197x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Sub PCBs:
Additional info:New price 1973 in the US: $379.95 (MSRP)
Related documents: User manual (2.1 MB)
Schematic (2.5 MB)
Sams Photofact #:CB-46 (June 1973)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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