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  Kenwood TH-79A

  • LCD Dot Matrix Display
  • 82 Memories (2 Call)
  • Alphanumeric Memory
  • Message Paging
  • Menu System
  • Auto Dial
  • Encode/Decode
  • DTMF Keypad
  • Double Band Scan
  • Dual Frequency Receive

The Kenwood TH-79A features an alpha-numeric dot matrix display which can be entered into memory allowing you to name repeaters instead of actual frequencies. The unique guide function provides simple operating instructions that appear in the display at a touch of a button. You even personalize the radio to display your own call sign (up to 7 characters) at power up. Dual frequency receive functions include full duplex cross-band operation and the ability to receive two frequencies on the same band (V/V or U/U). CTCSS tone encode and decode are standard. Includes auto power-off, 3 output power levels, battery save function.

This HT is only 2.3 x 5.2 x 1 inches 12 oz (56x130x25mm 320g). This HT includes a NiCad battery, BC-17 wall trickle charger, belt clip, wrist strap and BNC flexible antenna.

The Kenwood TH-79AKSS was later production that added support for the KSS - Kenwood Sky Command System. This system supported the remote operation of select Kenwood transceivers such as the TS-570S and TS-870S.

Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
  BT-9 BT-9 Battery Case (4 x AA) Discontinued
  Kenwood EMC-3 EMC-3 Clip microphone with earphone [replaced by KHS-26] Discontinued
   Kenwood KHS-26 KHS-26 Clip microphone with earphone Discontinued
  HMC-3 HMC-3 Headset with VOX and PTT Discontinued
  KSC-8A KSC-  8A Compact desk slow charger. Discontinued
  KSC-14 KSC-14 Desktop battery charger. INFO Discontinued
  PB-32 PB-32 NiCad Battery Pack 6V 600 mAh Discontinued
  PB-33 PB-33 NiCad Battery Pack 6V 600 mAh Discontinued
  PB-34 PB-34 NiCad Battery Pack 9.6V 600 mAh Discontinued
   PG-2W PG-2W DC Fused Cord Not in stock
   PG-3J PG-3J Cigarette Lighter Cord INFO Not in stock
    SC-43 Softcase (PB33/34) Discontinued
  SMC-32 SMC-32 Speaker Mic Not in stock
  SMC-33 SMC-33 Speaker Mic with Remote Discontinued
  SMC-34 SMC-34 Speaker Mic with Remote and Volume Not in stock
  WR-2 WR-2 Water resistant bag. Discontinued

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