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SBE Console VI / Console 6

A picture of SBE Console VI / Console 6


Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:40
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:PLL (NDC40013)
Frequency stability:?%
Clarifier or Delta tune:1.5 KHz
Power supply:Mains: 115 or 240 VAC (Depending on market)
or 13.8 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 1.5-2.5 A @ 13.8 VDC
TX: Max 3.5 A @ 13.8 VDC
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):425*125*350 mm (16.73*4.92*13.78")
Weight:8.54 Kg (18.8 lb)
Other features: PA. NB. 12 hr alarm clock and timer. 10 memories and scanning.
Channel 9 button. SWR meter.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 7.8 MHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.7 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
SSB: 0.25 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:AM: 10 KHz (-65 dB)
Image rejection:65 dB
AF output power / speaker:2.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:8 ohm

RF output power: AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 19xx-198x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:?
Sub PCBs: 8-67-062 - PLL board
8-67-063 - PSU board
8-67-065 - SWR board
8-67-066 - Clock board
Additional info:Probably less than 1000 were made, so this is a rare one.
Related documents: User manual (10.8 MB)
PLL: NDC40013
AF amplifier: HA1366W
RF final: 2SC1969
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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