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Elecraft KX3

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Portable HF/VHF Transceiver

Ultra-portable HF transceiver with built-in paddle and antenna tuner (AT).

Specifications
Type
Portable Amateur HF/VHF Transceiver 
Frequency range RX
0.310-32 / 44-54 MHz (160-6 m)
144-148 MHz optional (2 m) 
TX
0.310-32 / 44-54 MHz (160-6 m)
144-148 MHz optional (2 m) 
Frequency stability
+/- 1 p.p.m. typical over 0-50 °C 
Tuning steps
Filters
Optional roofing filters (KXFL3) 
Receiver
Modulations
AM / FM / CW / USB / LSB / RTTY / PSK31 
Sensitivity
-138 dBm typ. with 20 dB preamp, 500 Hz bandwidth
-140 dBm typ. on 6 m with 30-dB preamp 
Selectivity
500 Hz 
Receiver system
SDR 
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
≥ 50 dB 
Audio output
500 mW 
Transmitter
Modulations
AM / FM / CW / USB / LSB / RTTY / PSK31 
RF-output
HF: 12 W, 6m: 10 W, 2m: ? 
Connections
Antenna
BNC + SMA 
Impedance
50Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
8~15 V DC 
Current drain RX
150 mA 
TX
2 A max 
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
188 × 89 × 41 mm (7.40 × 3.50 × 1.61 in)  
Weight
680 gr (1.5 lbs) without options 
Form factor
Portable 
Manufactured
Between 2012 and 20xx in USA 
Other features
Memories
150 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Elecraft 
Model
KX3
Features
Software Defined Radio
Built-in auto-AT
Built-in keyer and paddle
100 W PA option
Dual VFO's
Optional 2 meter module (KX3-2)
8 band RX EQ
Lunable I.F. passband width/shift
Optional roofing filters (KXFL3) 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
Elecraft KX3 Owner's Manual (preliminary)
 
 
 
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