Kenwood TH-27A

Handheld VHF Transceiver

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The Kenwood TH-27A 2 meter HT offers full-size handheld performance in a compact package. Useful features include: VFO knob, dual tone squelch for selective calling, high power output, 40 memory channels, keypad automatic off and battery save circuits. Extended receive is from 118 to 165 MHz to include VHF Air, CAP, MARS and weather frequencies. RF output is 5 watts with PB-14, 2.5 watts with PB-13 or 0.5 watts on low power, or 20 mW in the ELP (Economy Low Power) position.

The similar Kenwood TH-47A covers the 440 MHz band (70 cm).

General characteristics

HAM bands
2m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?

Receiver

RX-range
118-165 MHz
Modulations
FM  
Sensitivity
≤ 0.16 µV (-16 dBµ)
Selectivity
12 kHz @ -6 dB, 28 kHz @ -60 dB
Filters
?
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 45.05 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
200 mW into 8 Ohms

Transmitter

TX-range
144-148 MHz
Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
High: 2.5-5 W (depending on voltage), Low: 0.5 W

Connections

Antenna
BNC
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
7.2-16V DC
Current drain RX
60 mA
TX
1.5 A max

Physical

Manufactured
Between 1990 and 199x
Dimensions (w×h×d)
49.5 × 124.7 × 38 mm (1.95 × 4.91 × 1.50 in)
Weight
360 gr (12.7 oz)
Form factor
Handheld

Other features

Memories
41 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-
MPN
KENWOOD-TH-000027A

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