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The Kenwood TR-8300 is a 70cm mobile FM transceiver. Power output may be set for 1 or 10 watts. It has a 23 channel capacity with 3 channels supplied. Standard supplied frequency coverage is 440-445 MHz transmit and 442-447 MHz receive. But the radio may be adjusted for any 5 MHz segment from 440 to 450 MHz.

General characteristics

HAM bands
70cm 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Channelized
Memories
23 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
442-447 MHz
Modulations
FM  
Sensitivity
0.5 µV (20 dB quieting)
Selectivity
20 kHz (-60 dB), 40 kHz (-70 dB)
Filters
?
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 10.7 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms

Transmitter

TX-range
440-445 MHz
Modulations
FM  
RF-output
1 / 10 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8 V DC
Current drain RX
500 mA
TX
3 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
180 × 60 × 240 mm (7.09 × 2.36 × 9.45 in)
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Form factor
Unknown
Manufactured
Between 197x and 197x in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
CTCSS unit
PS-5 Power supply with built-in clock
RigReference ID
3466
MPN
KENWOOD-TR-008300

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  • USD 39.00
  • AUD 27.00

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2020 USD 40.00 Used / Fair eBay
2012 AUD 45.00 Used / Good MATMAN

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