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Kenwood TH-F6A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-148 / 222-225 / 430-450 MHz
RX: 0.1-1300 MHz (Cellular blocked)
Tuning steps:5 / 6.25 / 8.33 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 100 KHz
Also 100 Hz in fine tuning mode
Frequency stability:Within 5 ppm @ -10 to +50C (14 to 122F)
Mode:TX: FM / NFM
RX: AM / FM / NFM / SSB / CW
Channels/memory management: 400 regular in 8 groups with with alpha tags (8 characters)
35 special function
3 call (1 per band)
Priority function
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift/offset:0 to 59.95 MHz in 50 KHz steps
Power supply:Internal: 5.5-7.5 VDC
External: 12-16 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 100-170 mA (No signal)
TX: 0.5-2 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):58*87*30 mm (2.28*3.42*1.18"), with PB-42L battery pack
Weight:250 g (8.82 oz), with PB-42L battery pack
Other features: CTCSS/PL with tone scan. DCS. VOX. Ferrite bar antenna for 0.1-7 MHz.
VOX. 9K6 packet ready. Twin RX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
IF: 10.8 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM/NFM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 59.85 MHz (A-band), 57.6 MHz (B-band, 0.1-1300 MHz)
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity:
A-Band:  FM (12 dB SINAD)
144-148 MHz: 0.18 uV
222-225 MHz: 0.18 uV
430-450 MHz: 0.18 uV


B-Band:  AM (10 dB S/N)
0.3-0.52 MHz: 7.08 uV
0.52-1.8 MHz: 2.24 uV
1.8-50 MHz: 0.89 uV
118-250 MHz: 0.4 uV
380-500 MHz: 0.4 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
5-108 MHz: 0.4 uV
118-144 MHz: 0.28 uV
144-225 MHz: 0.22 uV
225-250 MHz: 0.89 uV
380-400 MHz: 0.4 uV
400-450 MHz: 0.22 uV
450-520 MHz: 0.4 uV
520-700 MHz: 7.08 uV
800-950 MHz: 1.26 uV
950-1300 MHz: 0.4 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
50-108 MHz: 3.16 uV
150-222 MHz: 2.82 uV
400-500 MHz: 3.98 uV
SSB (10 dB S/N)
3-30 MHz: 0.45 uV
30-50 MHz: 0.4 uV
144-148 MHz: 0.22 uV
430-450 MHz: 0.22 uV
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
28 KHz (-40 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:300 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLowELow
2 m:5 W500 mW50 mW
1.25 m:5 W500 mW50 mW
70 cm:5 W500 mW50 mW

NB! Output power is lower with BT-13 (Misspelled as BT-14 at pg53
in the manual!)
Modulation system:Reactance
FM deviation (Factory set):FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:2 Kohm / ?-pole
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2001-201x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (972 KB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
BT-13
EMC-3
HMC-3
KHS-21
PB-42L
PG-2W
PG-3J
SMC-32
SMC-33
SMC-34
Dry cell case (Four LR6/AA batteries)
Clip microphone with earphone
Headset with VOX & PTT
Headset
Li-Ion battery pack. 7.4 V, 1550 mAh
DC power cable
Filtered cigarette lighter cable
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone with PF keys
Speaker-microphone with PF keys and volume control