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Kenwood TM-281A 2 Meter Mobile Transceivers

Kenwood TM-281A 2 Meter Mobile Transceivers

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Whatever the activity, wherever you go, Kenwood TM-281A 2 Meter Mobile Transceivers are radios you can count on.

These compact transceivers deliver powerful mobile performance and advanced features such as multiple scan functions and memory names. High-quality audio is assured by the powerful audio circuit and large internal speaker. MIL-STD toughness ensures rugged reliability and robust performance. Operating ease is second to none: Illuminated keys and a large LCD screen with adjustable backlighting make for user-friendly operation day or night.

General features:

* RX Frequency Range: 136 - 174 MHz
* Mode: F3E (FM)
* Power Requirement: 13.8 V DC plus/minus 15 percent
* Polarity: Negative ground
* Transmit Current: Less than 14 A (High), less than 8 A (Low)
* Receive Current: Less than 1 A
* Operating Temperature: -4 degrees F to 140 F
* Antenna Impedance: 50 ohms (SO-239)
* Frequency Tolerance: Plus/minus 2.5 ppm
* Dimensions: (W x H x D), 6.3 x 1.7 x 4.96 in.
* Weight: 2.49 lbs.


* TX Frequency Range: 144 - 148 MHz
* Microphone Impedance: 600 ohms
* RF Power Output: 65W high; 25W low
* Modulation: Variable reactance modulation
* Frequency Deviation: Wide: Plus/minus 5 kHz, Narrow: plus/minus 2.5 kHz
* Modulation Distortion: Less than 3 percent (300 Hz to 3 kHz)


* Double Superheterodyne circuit: First IF: 49.95 MHz, 2nd IF 450 kHz
* Sensitivity (12 dB SINAD): FM Less than 0.18 uV, NFM less than 0.22 uV
* Squelch Sensitivity: Less than 0.1 uV
* FM Selectivity: -6 dB for 12 kHz or more, NFM -6 dB for 10 kHz or more; -60 dB for 30 kHz or more, NFM -60 dB for 24 kHz or more
* Audio Output Power: More than 2 W at 5 percent distortion

Note: For additional information, look at the files under the "Documentation" tab.

These affordable transceivers do a great job on repeaters or FM simplex. Their 65 watts of RF power will let you work what you can hear. TM-281A transceivers are tough enough for off-road assignments: they meet the strict U.S. Department of Defense MIL-STD 810 C, D, E, F and G environmental standards for vibration and shock. Installation is a snap due to their small size.

Order Kenwood TM-281A 2 Meter Mobile Transceivers from DX Engineering and begin enjoying 2 meter FM as never before!

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