The Kenwood TH-K20A is a rugged 2 meter HT with up to watts of power and straight-forward operation. You get memories and multiple scan modes are. Kenwood TH-K20A Specifications. Return to TH-K20A. Kenwood logo TH-K20A Specifications. Kenwood TH-K20A Specifications. TH-K20A. VHF FM Portable Transceiver with Keypad (non-EU use). Brochure. ▻ TH-K20/K40 Versions A/E. Find your nearest Approved Kenwood Centre.
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The display is easy to read. Seems a no brainer to me. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager. I like the nice spring belt clip, and the HT kenwood sized just perfect, not a brick but not so tiny you can’t use it.
The radio is plug and play, the audio is loudif you only want a simple 2 meter with good ears and good audio this is the one kennwood 2 cents 73′.
You can assign your desired Many functions on this transceiver are selected or configured via a software- controlled What I like about this radio? To check the remaining Now kenwoodd battery eliminators are available through ebay and extra batts at different sizes are available at reasonable prices, this is a near perfect, light, and very capable 2 meter HT for day-to-day use.
Li-ion battery pack HMC This radio is light, rugged, and very straight forward to use. Typical Kenwood LMR quality. I purchased this radio for APRS use only so my review will lenwood based on this alone.
The stock antenna is no slouch, I’m just a big fan of the Smiley products. Only the following keys can be operated. You get what you pay for. Easy to program free download from Kenwoodcharges the Li-ion battery quickly and just works. Audio is loud enough and the display is easy to read. Keypad Use the keypad to perform the following operations. This modification requires soldering equipment rated for CMOS type circuits. Menu is simple and easy to navigate.
If you do not have the proper equipment or knowledge, do not attempt this modification yourself Seek qualified assistance. I have had excellent results and I am more than impressed!
It also requires familiarity with surface mount soldering techniques.
I must say, so far so good! The other is I am not a fan of the SMA antenna connection and never will be. Nice HT, easy to set up and program without constantly having to refer to the manual. Problem Solution You selected a knwood outside the allowable range. It is a simple to use 2m radio.
New to Ham Radio? Outstanding selectivity and sensitivity. You can store a DTMF code Turn off the transceiver and remove the battery pack.
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I have TH-K20E version and i’m very happy. Be careful not to damage the speaker wires as you’re opening the radio. This radio have the best ears with the original antenna don’t worry buying another antenna you will wasting your money I have a kenwood D72 and bought a diamond antenna 50 dollars the TH-K20A will beat the d72 on reception with the factory antenna.
Carefully lift the front panel up from the chassis, starting at the bottom of the radio. It seems really easy to accidentally kerchunk a machine when removing it from your belt.
The VOX rh-k20a very smooth, no chugging or long delay times like the baofeng radios. Report message to a kenwiod.
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This is a fine radio, especially for the price. Audio reports are excellent and receive audio has good quality when considering the size of speaker. The supplied antenna is more than suitable. Scan speed is FAST! The use of the warning symbol. SCAN Scan is a useful feature for hands-off monitoring of your favorite kenwooc.
I would buy another if I needed to do so. Keypad is spaced well, and like others have said, you don’t even need to read the manual especially if you’ve used Kenwood rigs of the last years. It stands very well against its actual competitors also and one of its recent brother, the 72A.
Feel free to email me if kenqood have questions about this setup and I’ll do my best to help out. Transmit audio is clean and clear like a Kenwood should be.