Whistler WS1080

HANDHELD SCANNER RADIO

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General characteristics

HAM bands
6m  2m  1.25m  70cm  33cm  23cm 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
3.125 / 5 / 6.25 / 7.5 / 8.33 / 10 / 12.5 kHz

Receiver

RX-range
29-54 / 108-174 / 216-512 / 764-960 / 1240-1300 MHz (cellular blocked in the US)
Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM   P25  
Sensitivity
5-54 MHz: 0.2 µV (12 dB SINAD)
108-137 MHz: 0.4 uV
137-174 MHz: 0.3 µV (12 dB SINAD)
216-300 MHz: 0.4 µV (12 dB SINAD)
300-406 MHz: 0.8 µV (12 dB SINAD)
406-512 MHz: 0.4 µV (12 dB SINAD)
764-960 MHz: 0.5 µV (12 dB SINAD)
1240-1300 MHz: 0.5 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
Triple conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 380.8 MHz
2nd: 21.4 MHz
3rd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
500 mW

Connections

Antenna
BNC
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
9 V DC or batteries
Current drain RX
170 mA
TX
-

Physical

Manufactured
Between 2014 and 201x in USA
Dimensions (w×h×d)
67 × 135 × 28 mm (2.64 × 5.31 × 1.10 in)
Weight
210 gr (7.4 oz) without antenna and batteries
Form factor
Handheld

Other features

Memories
10000 channels in 200 bank(s) @ 55 channels/second
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Object oriented memory
Trunking: Motorola I/II/III, EDACS, LTR
SAME/FIPS weather alert
Spectrum sweeper
Weather channels
USB interface
CTCSS/PL + DCS
MicroSD card
Discriminator output
Audio recorder
Accessories
?
MPN
WHISTLER-WS001080

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