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SBE Trinidad II (SBE-30CB)

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.255 MHz
Channels / tuning steps
depending on version:
Sweden: 23 (1-22 + 11A)
USA: 23 (1-23)
Frequency control:XTAL-matrix (Sweden: 15 XTALs - USA: 14 XTALs)
Frequency stability:0.003%
Clarifier or Delta tune:No
Power supply:Mains: 120 VAC (USA) / 220 VAC (Sweden), Fixed power cord
or 11.7-15.9 VDC (Screw terminals)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? mA @ 13.8 VDC
TX: ? A @ 13.8 VDC
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):243*95*223 mm (9.57*3.74*8.78")
Weight:3.3 Kg (7.28 lb)
Other features:PA.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz - Ceramic filter: Murata CFU455H
Sensitivity:0.7 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: 6 KHz (-6 dB)
10 KHz (-50 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:2 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm

RF output power:~3.5 W (5 W input)
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1975-197x (Discontinued)
Main PCB:2220C by ?
Sub PCBs: PC-2754259A - Relay board
Unmarked - PSU board
Additional info:
Related documents: Service manual (5.9 MB)
RF driver: 2SC495 (USA) - 2SC1957 (Sweden)
RF final: 2SC1678 (USA) - 2SC1306 (Sweden)
Sams Photofact #:CB-98 (October 1976)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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A rear picture of SBE Trinidad II (SBE-30CB)