KV-280 (New!)

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VHF DSC Marine Transceiver

  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 are subject to change without prior notice

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)
Mode 16K0G3E (FM)/ 16K0G2B (DSC)

PHYSICAL

LCD Display (viewing) 46 x26 mm (1.8 x 1.0 “) Matrix FSTN
Contrast and Dimming Control Yes
Antenna Connector 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 & harmonics 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
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