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Ranger RCI-69 Base

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Type:Citizen band / "Freeband" / Export transceiver
Frequency range:24.265-29.655 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:480 (Hi 6 bands + Low 6 bands = 12 * 40)
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW
Frequency control:PLL
Frequency stability:0.003% @ -30 to +50C (-22 to +122F)
Clarifier or Delta tune:Coarse: ? KHz
Fine: ? Hz
Power supply:Mains: 115 / 230 VAC (Fixed power cord)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? VA
TX: ? VA
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):405*150*300 mm (15.95*5.9*11.81"), without rack mounting handles
Weight:? Kg (? lb)
Other features:PA. ANL/NB. Talkback. Roger beep. Echo chamber. Dimmer.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: ? MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM/CW: 0.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
FM: 0.25 uV (20 dB S/N)
SSB: 0.3 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:-60 dB (Adjacent channel)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:? W at ?% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power: AM: 20 W (Carrier / Dead key)
FM: 50 W (RMS)
SSB: 100 W (PEP)
CW: 20 W
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):? KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Malaysia, 2019-2021 (Discontinued)
Main PCB: EPT690012D by Ranger
Single sided with through-hole components
Sub PCBs:
Additional info: Built-in 25 A switch mode power supply. This radio uses four "RT1" MOSFETs in
the final stage. Question is; are these just sanded down and rebranded IRF520's?
Tsk tsk Ranger for playing that game.

New price 2019 in the US: $499.50
New price 2021 in the US: $644.95
Related documents:
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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A rear picture of Ranger RCI-69 Base