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Kenwood TM-271A

Mobile communications is easier thanks to the Kenwood TM-271A 2 meter transceiver. The TM-271A provides a big 60 watts output and is built MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F tough. This radio has NOAA weather built in with alert tone. You get 200 memory channels (or 100 when used with names). This radio is capable of displaying up to 6 large alphanumeric characters. The positive-type green LCD display comes with a 32-step brightness control to suit all driving conditions. Also, the front panel and microphone keypads are both illuminated for ease of use.

This radio is packed with the features you want such as: CTCSS (42 subtones), DCS (104 codes) and 1750 Hz tone burst. Several forms of scanning are supported including:  VFO, program, memory, group, call scan, tone scan, CTCSS scan and DCS scan. It has Wide/Narrow deviation with switchable receive filters. There is automatic repeater offset and automatic simplex checker. Automatic power off is supported. And it is built tough to take rough treatment in stride. The TM-271A meets the strict U.S. Department of Defense MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F.

The TM-271A comes with illuminated DTMF hand mic, PG-2N power cord and mounting bracket. Separate English and Spanish instruction manuals are supplied. The MCP-1A PC Memory Control Software is available as a free download at

The similar Kenwood TM-471A transmits on 70 cm instead of 2 meters with two output power levels:  25/40 watts.

Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
  Kenwood PG2N KPG-46U PC USB programming cable. [Replaced by the KPG-46X] INFO Discontinued
  Kenwood KPG-46X KPG-46X PC USB programming cable. [Has replaced the KPG-46U]. INFO Discontinued
#4273 KPS15 KPS-15 Switching power supply 13.8 VDC at 23 Amps. $177.00 $139.95 Order
#0368 MC60A MC-60A Deluxe desk mic with preamp (8 pin). (requires MJ-88 #1539). $214.00 $159.95 Order
#1539 Kenwood MJ88 MJ-88 Modular to 8 pin microphone plug adapter. $34.80 $29.95 Order
#2882 Kenwood PG2N PG-2N Fused DC power cable. As supplied. $20.30 18.95 Order
#0303 Kenwood PG3B PG-3B DC power line noise filter. INFO $40.00 $29.95 Order
#2403 Kenwood PG5D PG-5D PC Serial interface cable. DB25F to modular. $84.10 $34.98 Order
  Kenwood SP50 SP-50B Matching mobile speaker for improved fidelity and clarity. INFO Discontinued
#6755 RT Systems KRS-271/281 KRS-271/281 RT Systems
Programming CD and USB-K5D USB cable.
For TM-271A or TM-281AA. INFO
$49.00 $44.95 Order
#2116 RT Systems USB-K5D USB-K5D RT Systems
USB to Kenwood 8-pin modular interface cable. INFO
$29.99 $29.95 Order
#3609 Nifty Card REF CARD Nifty map sized laminated reference card for TM-271A
[8 x 4 inches]. VIEW
$6.95 $3.98 Order
  Nifty Card REF CARD Nifty map sized laminated reference card for TM-271A/281A.
[8 x 4 inches]. VIEW

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