This is a Kenwood VHF repeater, model number TKR This is a 32 ch, 50 watt repeater that operates in the Mhz range. Repeater is capable of both. Find great deals for Kenwood Tkr Repeater VHF 16ch MHz 50 Watts. Shop with confidence on eBay!. TKR) TCXO modules, % duty RF power amplifier output is 50W (at 50 % duty) a TKR is 40W (at. 50% duty). make Kenwood’s TKR/
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Kenwood TKR Product Reviews
Optional for situations where extra protection during transportation is required. These have a built in DTMF controller, which can be configured to control internal functions, or drive external accessories or relays. Signal-to-Noise Modular Voting Comparator. Audio is really good also.
Includes equipment installation, hardware, cabling and wire management materials, and cushioned shipping crate. Could use a little more fan, but we have never had one go down.
I had to modify the CAT to get the audio up to where it should be. My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help.
I agree the comment about purchasing the Kenwood TKR instead of building a repeater from parts. I will agree that the sensitivity could be better. For use with voting systems, supplies Ohm balanced 2-wire audio, occupies 1 RU.
FM VHF repeater with cw controler build in. Programmed repeater the on the bench and installed on site it has worked great without any changes.
Otherwise it is a very nice machine. May not be the best out there but, they get the job done for us. Just want to let folks know that hams may be better off getting the low split K2 version, just FYI. Then we bought 2 more to replace our aging Aerotrons. Then I retuned the coils and got it down to.
Works great with my cat repeater controller,great audio also. In the front part of the rec there are 5 coils you have to tune with a signal gen. Contact the site with comments or questions. Still very happy with the Kenwoods. Runs just fine and no heat issue. The only thing I can fault the Kenwood’s on is that the audio could pass a little more bass.
Let the duplexers filter out some of the noise and protect the pre amp. Modem bps, extra stability in high RF environments, includes interface cable. We have had the Kenwood TKR on the air for about 18 months and have not had any problems.
Just asking for it to be blown out as I’ve seen time and time again. The repeater puts out 35 watts. Includes one cable for radio connectivity.
Price is very reasonable, and would buy one again.
Crate for 42 inch 20RU Locking Cabinet. The Kenwood software is excellent. When I was done programing the repeater I checked the rec and it was 1. I built some 10 db pre amps and put them between the receiver input and the duplexers. We have 2 others as stand alone repeaters, and 2 of the TKR Item is an option and cannot be sold separately. Only one weak point: Audio is fantastic, and it is easy to implement an external controller or accessory.
I wouldn’t put a pre amp up near an antenna for love or money.
The suggested KPS switching power supply is a toaster. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager. Do not use it. As for sensitivty I was disappointed. If anyone has a question on the programing on a kenwood tkr or let me know at kc9gmh15 yahoo.
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We use these repeaters in commercial radio sites. Clean, crisp audio otherwise. Specify DC current settings at time of order. Locking cabinet, providing 40 RU vertical mounting, solid front door, louvered rear door.