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Zodiac Roader 40

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:Sweden: 26.965-27.225 MHz
Other: 26.965-27.405 MHz
Channels / tuning steps
depending on version:
Sweden: 23 (1-22 + 11A)
Other: 40
Frequency control:PLL (TC9100P)
Frequency stability:?%
Clarifier or Delta tune:? KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC (Barrel connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 0.3 A
TX: Max 1.1 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*60*220 mm (7.09*2.36*8.66")
Weight:1.79 Kg (3.95 lb)
Other features:PA. ANL/NB. External selcall connector.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz - Ceramic filer: Murata CFW455H
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:? W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:2-pin DIN

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 / 5-pin DIN (180)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:1977-1979 (Discontinued)
Main PCB: 111057A by ?
Single sided with through-hole components
Sub PCBs: 111058A - PLL, channel selector and LED driver board
111059 - S/RF LED board
111060 - LED display board
Additional info:New price 1979 in Sweden: SEK 1695:-
Related documents: RF final: 2SC2166
Sams Photofact #:
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:Radio & Television: #6/7 1979
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