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Kenwood TH-79AKSS
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Discontinued Amateur Handheld Transceivers 

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GENERAL
Antenna Impedance 50 ohms
Audio output Greater than 200 mW at 8 ohms, 10% distortion
Current Drain Battery Save Mode approx. 20mA
Current Drain Receive approx. 80mA
Current Drain Transmit EL (6V) 300 mA
Current Drain Transmit HI (13.8V / 6V) 1.3 A (144 MHz)
Current Drain Transmit HI (13.8V / 6V) 1.8 A (440 MHz)
Current Drain Transmit LOW (6V) 0.6 A
Dimensions (W x H x D) 2-3/16 x 5-1/8 x 1in (56 x 129.5 x 24.5 mm)
Frequency Range RX 440 MHz: 438 - 450 MHz, 138 - 174 MHz
Frequency Range RX 144 MHz: 144 - 148 MHz, 118 -174 MHz, 438 - 450 MHz
Frequency Range TX 144 MHz: 144 -148 MHz
Frequency Range TX 440 MHz: 438 - 450 MHz
Ground Negative
Microphone Impedance 2 kohms
Mode F3E (FM), [A3E (AM) RX: 118 - 136 MHz]
Operating Temperature Range -20° C - 60° C
Operating Voltage Battery 4.5 5.0 V DC (6 V DC standard)
Operating Voltage External 5.5 - 6.0 V DC (13.8 V DC standard)
Weight (approx.) 0.7 lbs (320g)
RECEIVER
Circuitry Double conversion superheterodyne
Intermediate Frequency 1st IF 38.85 MHz (144 MHz)
45.05 MHz (440 MHz)
Intermediate Frequency 2nd IF 450 kHz (144 MHz)
455 kHz (440 MHz)
Selectivity -6 dB Greater than 12 kHz
Selectivity -60 dB Less than 28 kHz
Sensitivity (12dB SINAD) Sub band: Less than 0.25 µV (144/440 MHz)
Sensitivity (12dB SINAD) Main bands: Less than 0.16 µV (144 MHz),
Less than 0.18 µV (440 MHz)
Spurious response Less than 50 dB
Squelch Sensitivity Less than 0.1 µV
TRANSMITTER
Frequency Tolerance Within ±10 ppm (-10° C - 50° C)
Within ±15 ppm (-20° C - 60° C)
Maximum Frequency Deviation ±5 kHz
Modulation Reactance modulation
Modulation Distortion Less than 3%
RF Output Power EL approx. 30 mW
RF Output Power HI (13.8V) 5W
RF Output Power HI (6V) approx. 2.7W (144 MHz)
RF Output Power HI (6V) approx. 2W (440 MHz)
RF Output Power HI (9.6V) approx. 5W
RF Output Power LO approx. 0.5W
Spurious Radiation EL Less than -40 dB
Spurious Radiation HI Less than -60 dB
Spurious Radiation LOW Less than -50 dB
  Specifications may be changed without notice.


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