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Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:40
Mode:AM / SSB
Frequency control:PLL
Frequency stability:0.002%
Clarifier or Delta tune:1.5 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC (3-pin connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 650 mA (Squelched)
TX: Max 4 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):184*57*190 mm (7.25*2.25*7.5)
Weight:1 Kg (2.2 lb)
Other features: PA. ANL/NB. Seven color display. Dimmer. Scanning. SWR-meter. Talkback.
Backlit knobs and buttons. NOAA weather channels.

Receiver system: ? conversion superheterodyne
Sensitivity: AM: 0.5 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
SSB: 0.25 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:10 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:80 dB
AF output power / speaker:2.5 W at 10% distortion / 16 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm

RF output power: AM: 4 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -70 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 6-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:China and Vietnam, 2011-20xx
Main PCB:PB-367AB by Uniden
Sub PCBs:
Additional info: The early version had a separate SWR-bridge PCB with a screw through the
rear to keep it in place. The newer version has the SWR-bridge integrated
on the main PCB.

New price 2020 in the US: $179.99
Related documents:User manual (1.9 MB)
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
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