KV-280 (Discontinued)

VHF Marine Transceiver

Feature

  1. Equipped with all international channels (with United States and Canada channels)
  2. High transmission power of 25W / Low transmission power of 1W.
  3. An Independent key for Channel 16 and Channel 9 is provided for quick access to the priority (international distress) channel.
  4. Back lit LCD display and adjustable contrast.
  5. 20 User-programmable private channels.
  6. Recall button for channel 16.
  7. Standard NMEA0183 interface for connection to on board system.
  8. DSC or Digital Selective Calling.

Specifications

 GENERAL 

Power Supply
12.0VDC
Current Drain
Transmit: 6 A at 25 W Tx/1.5 A at 1W Tx
Receive: Less than 25 mA ON STANDBY
Usable Channels
International, USA, Canada, Weather (country specific)
Operating Voltage
DC13.8V(±15%)

 

 Physical 

LCD Display Viewing
46 x26 mm (1.8 x 1.0 “) Matrix FSTN
CONTRAST AND DIMMING CONTROL
Yes
Antenna Control
SO-239 (50 ohm)
Temperature Range
-20°C to +50°C (-4°F to 120°F) – KV-280 US Only
-15°C to +55°C (5°F to 13°F) -KC-280 EU Only
Water Proof
JIS-7
Dimensions
163 (W) X75 (H) x 17 (D) mm- without bracket
Weight
1.29 kg (2.8 lbs) without microphone
Frequency Stability
±10ppm
Frequency Control
PLL
GPS/NMEA input
Yes
Comm Port
4800 baud NMEA 0183
DSC
Yes
GPS/NMEA input
Yes
GPS data sentences can Be received
RMC, GGA, GLL, GNS
NMEA Output
Yes
NMEA output sentences
DSC (for DSC Call), DSE (for enhanced position)

 

 Transmitter 

Frequency
156.025-157.425 MHz
Output Power
25 W/ 1 W selectable
Transmitter protection
Open/ short circuit of antenna
Max Freq Deviation
± 5 KHz
Spurious & harmonicsn
better than 2.5 µ W
Modulation Distortion
Less than 4% @ 1kHz for a ±3KHz deviation

 Receiver 

Frequency
156.025-163.275 MHz
12 dB SINAD sensitivity
0.25 µV (distant)/ 2.5 µV (local) for KV-280 US
0.25 µV (distant)/ 0.8 µV (local) for KV-280 EU
20 dB SINAD sensitivity
0.35 µV
Adjacent CH sensitivity
more than 65dB
Spurious Response
more than 65dB
Intermodulation Rejection Ratio
more than 65dB
Residual Noise Level
more than -40 dB unsquelched
Audio Output Power
2 W( with 8 Ω at 10% distortion)
4 W (with 4 Ω external speaker)
Compass Safe Distance
0.5 m (1.5’)

 

 Features 

Flush Mount kit and Dust cover
Yes
Local/Distant Control
Yes
Position Polling
Yes
Group Call
Yes
Call Logs
Yes-20 individual and 10 distress
DSC Mode
SC101 (USA)
Class D (Europe)
Channel Naming
Yes
Tri watch, Favourite Channel scan, All scan
Yes
User Programmable MMSI
Yes
MMSI and name Directory
Yes- 20 numbers & group