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Zodiac Searcher 23 FM

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Type:Citizen band transceiver
Frequency range:26.965-27.225 MHz
Channels / tuning steps:23 (1-22 + 11A)
Mode:AM / FM
Frequency control:PLL (MSM5807RS)
Frequency stability:?%
Clarifier or Delta tune:No
Power supply:13.8 VDC (Barrel connector, center positive)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 350 mA
TX: Max 1.3 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*55*210 mm (7.09*2.16*8.27")
Weight:2 Kg (4.41 lb), with mike and mounting bracket
Other features:PA. ANL/NB. Scanning. Selcall option.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.695 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz - Ceramic filter: Murata Cerafil SFR455H
Selectivity:8 KHz (-6 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:? W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:2-prong DIN

RF output power:3.5 W
Modulation system:
FM deviation (Factory set):? KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 5-pin DIN (180)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:1981-1983 (Discontinued)
Main PCB:111122 by ?
Sub PCBs: 111123 - Scanning and pushbutton board
111124 - LED channel display and indicators board
111125 - Memory supercap/PSU board
Additional info: New price 1982 in Sweden: SEK 1945:-
New price 1983 in Sweden: SEK 2070:-
Related documents: PLL: MSM5807
RF driver: 2SC2036
RF final: 2SC2166
Sams Photofact #:None
Modifications and fixes:
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