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Same as Ten-Tec Omni-D (546) but with analog readout Model 243 remote VFO and model 248 noise blanker options.
Original price 1979 in the US: $899.00

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Continuous vernier, ~18 kHz per revolution
Memories
None

Receiver

RX-range
10-160 m
1.8-2.3 / 3.5-4.0 / 7.0-7.5 / 10.0-10.5 / 14.0-14.5 / 21.0 / 21.5 / 28.0-30.0 + one AUX band
Modulations
CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
From 2 µV on 160 m to 0.3 µV on 10 m (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
Single conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
9 MHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
1.5 W at 2% distortion / 4 ohms

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m
1.8-2.3 / 3.5-4.0 / 7.0-7.5 / 14.0-14.5 / 21.0 / 21.5 / 28.0-30.0 + one AUX band
Modulations
CW   SSB  
RF-output
85-100 W @ 14 V DC, 100% duty cycle

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
12V DC
Current drain RX
400 mA
TX
18 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
108 × 146 × 356 mm (4.25 × 5.75 × 14.02 in)
Weight
6.60 kg (14.6 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1978 and 1980 in USA

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
VOX
XTAL-calibrator
SWR-meter
Dual speakers
Accessories
Model 243 Remote VFO
Model 248 Noise blanker
Model 252MO AC power supply
Model 645 Electronic keyer
RigReference ID
4169
MPN
TEN-TEC-OMNI-A (000545)

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New and second-hand prices

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2010 USD 181.12 Used / Okay eBay
1979 USD 899.00 New / Mint RigReference

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