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SBE Console II (SBE-16CB)

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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
Frequency stability:?%
Clarifier or Delta tune:? KHz
Power supply:Mains: 120 VAC (Fixed power cord)
or 11.7-15.9 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 0.3-1 A
TX: 1.2-2.8 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):305*127*261 mm (12*5*10.28")
Weight:5.8 Kg (12.75 lb)
Other features:PA. SWR meter.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 7.8 MHz
Sensitivity:0.7 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: AM: 3.5 KHz (-6 dB), 8 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB: 2.1 KHz (-6 dB), 5.5 KHz (-50 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:3 W at 10% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:

RF output power: AM: ~3.5 W (5 W input)
SSB: ~15 W PEP (25 W PEP input)
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / ?-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:1973-197x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:
Sub PCBs:
Additional info:
Related documents:
Sams Photofact #:CB-63 (March 1975)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
Super Noise Blanker (SNB)
VOX unit