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Ranger RCI-2980WX

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Type:Citizen band / "Freeband" / Export transceiver
Frequency range: CB: 25.615-29.655 MHz
WX: 162.400-162.550 (RX only)
Channels / tuning steps:480 (12*40)
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW
Frequency control:PLL (MC145106)
Frequency stability:0.001%
Clarifier or Delta tune:Coarse: ? KHz
Fine: ? Hz
Power supply:Mains: 110 VAC (220 VAC optional)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? W
TX: Less than 90 W
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):483*159*305 mm (19*6.25*12")
Weight:10.55 Kg (23.25 lb)
Other features: Roger beep. Dimmer. Echo tone. Variable RF output power.
ANL/NB. +10 KHz switch. Talkback. Dimmer. SWR-meter.
Seven NOAA weather channels with scanning and weather alert.

Receiver system: ? conversion superheterodyne
Sensitivity: AM/CW: 0.7 uV (10 dB SINAD)
FM: 0.5 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB: 0.2 uV (10 dB SINAD)
WX (VHF): 1 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity: AM/FM: 10 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB: 2 KHz (-5 dB), 4 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:>50 dB
AF output power / speaker:2.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm

RF output power: AM/FM/CW: 10 W (RMS)
SSB: 25 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):? KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:400 ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:199x-200x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Sub PCBs:
Additional info:
Related documents:PLL: MC145106
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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