KX3 Elecraft - KX3 Transceiver

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    • 160-6 meters (2 m with KX3-2M module), SSB/CW/DATA/AM/FM modes
    • 10 W PEP (100 W with KXPA100 amp)
    • Only 1.5 pounds (0.7 kg)
    • Current drain as low as 150 mA
    • Internal options include wide-range ATU, battery charger, 2-meter module; built-in speaker
    • Advanced DSP provides dual watch, noise reduction, noise blanking, autonotch, stereo audio effects
    • Software-defined radio (SDR) architecture plus optional roofing filters for excellent dynamic range
    • Operates in data modes (PSK31/RTTY) with or without a PC; includes RX I/Q sound card outputs
    Ultra-Compact Home/Portable/Mobile Station

    The revolutionary Elecraft KX3 puts the world in the palm of your hand! Despite its small size, it covers all amateur bands from 160-6 meters, operates in all modes, and has DSP-based features usually found only on larger radios.

    The KX3's unique form-factor allows you to operate from anywhere. Fold out the rear tilt-feet for use on a desktop or picnic table, or add our rugged mobile mount bracket for vehicle use. For extreme portability, you can add the internal wide-range ATU, 8-AA cell battery pack with NiMH charger, and adjustable KXPD3 keyer paddle. With a whip antenna, you can even operate hand-held.

    In receive mode, current drain can be as low as 150 mA - about one-half to one-third that of competing all-band portables. Transmit efficiency is also excellent, further improving battery life.

    Full-Featured, yet Easy to Use

    The KX3 features a large front panel with all controlsoptimized for convenient use. You won't have to dig through menus to set the power level, adjust the keyer speed, or change filter settings. And the KX3 has the same full-size display as the Elecraft K3, so all operating information is available at a glance.

    The KX3's tutorial-style manual explains how and why controls are used, so new hams will be experts in no time. Of course you'll also have Elecraft's legendary customer support, and free firmware upgrades via the internet.

    KXPA100 External 100-Watt Amplifier

    Our high-performance KXPA100 home/mobile amplifier seamlessly integrates with the KX3 as well as other popular 5- to 10-W transceivers. It has its own internal ATU option (KXAT100) with dual antenna jacks.


     

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