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Kenwood TH-K2E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 136-173 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 6.25 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ -20 to +60C (-4 to +140F)
Mode:FM / NFM
Channels/memory management: 100 regular (Without alpha tags)
50 regular (With alpha tags. 6 characters)
1 call
Repeater shift/offset:0 to 69.95 MHz
Power supply:7.2 VDC (Battery pack) or 12-16 VDC external
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 100 mA (Squelched)
TX: 0.8 to 2 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):58*110*36 mm (2.28*4.33*1.42")
Weight:320 g (11.3 oz), with PB-43N
Other features: CTCSS/PL and DCS with tone scan. VOX. 1750 Hz tone call.
PC-programmable.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 38.85 MHz
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity:0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:10 KHz (-6 dB), 28 KHz (-40 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:400 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:2.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighMidLow
2 m:5 W1.5 W500 mW

Indicated output power is with PB-43N or 13.8 VDC external.
Output power is slightly lower with BT-14 dry cell case.
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 / 3-pin (3.5 mm)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2003-200x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 2003 in the UK: 134.95
Related documents: User manual (1.3 MB)
Service manual (1.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
BC-21
BT-14
EMC-3
HMC-3
KHS-21
KSC-24
MCP-1A
PB-43N
PG-2W
PG-3J
PG-4Y
SMC-32
SMC-33
SMC-34
Wall charger
Dry cell battery case (Six LR6/AA batteries)
Clip microphone with earphone
Headset with VOX/PTT)
Headset
Rapid charger
Memory programming software
NiMH battery pack. 7.2 V, 1100 mAh
DC power cable
Cigarette lighter power cable
PC interface cable
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone with PF keys
Speaker-microphone with PF keys and volume control