VHF System Portable Radio (non-EU use) 

Key Features 

Frequency Range: 136-174 MHz

128 Channels

4 Watt RF Output

LCD Display and Keypad

FleetSync Digital Signalling, PTT ID and SelCall, with Emergency Calling

Built-In Voice Scrambler

QT, DQT, DTMF & 2-Tone Signalling

Windows PC Programming & Tuning

PMR General Features 

2-Tone Signalling Yes

Battery Status Indicator Yes

Calling Alert Yes

Character Display (Alphanumeric) Yes

Compact Design Yes

Companded Audio Yes

Digital ANI Built-in Yes

DTMF Function Yes

Dual-mode Scanning Yes

Easy Option Port (20-pin) Yes

Emergency Key Yes

Enhanced Kenwood Audio Yes

Flash Upgradeable Firmware Yes

FleetSync Yes

GPS Compatible Yes

Illuminated Keys Yes

Internal VOX Ready Yes

Lone Worker Function Yes

LTR Trunking Yes

Operator Selectable Tone Yes

Power-On Message Yes

Pre-programmed Status Messages Yes, Status messages are 2-digit codes, from 10 - 99 (numbers 80 - 99 are reserved for special messages). Each message can be pre-programmed with up to 16 alphanumeric characters.

Programmable Function Keys 7 Programmable Function Keys


QT (CTCSS) / DQT (digital) Yes

Remote Stun and Revive Yes

Scan Yes

SelCall Function Yes

Selectable Microphone Gain Yes

Short Text Messaging Yes, Up to 48 characters per message.

Long Text Messaging Yes, Up to 1024 characters per message.

Time-Out Timer Yes

Transceiver Password Yes

Voice Inversion Scrambler Yes


Windows PC Programming and Tuning Yes

Wired Cloning Function Yes


Choice of Optional Battery Packs Yes

GPS Speaker/Mic Option KMC-48GPS. From s/n B0900077

Internal Scrambler Board Optional 3rd-party Module

SmarTrunk II Omni Option Yes

Applicable Standards 

IP54 Yes

IP55 Yes

Measurement - EIA Standards Yes

MIL-STD 810 F Yes

Technical Specifications 

Frequency Range - M Type 136 - 174 MHz

Number of Channels 128

Channel Frequency Spread 38 MHz

Channel Spacing Wide: 30 kHz 

Wide: 25 kHz 

Narrow: 15 kHz 

Narrow: 12.5 kHz

Antenna Impedance - 50 Ohm Yes

Battery Life With KNB-35L: 11 hours 

With KNB-25A: 8 hours 

With KNB-26N: 12 hours 

- 5-5-90 duty cycle with battery saver off -

Battery Voltage 7.5 V DC ± 20%

Frequency Stability ± 2.5 ppm (-30 °C to + 60 °C)

Operating Temperature Range -30 °C to + 60 °C

Dimensions Radio only: 

56 x 109 x 16.60 mm 

With KNB-35L: 

56 x 109 x 31.70 mm 

With KNB-25A: 

56 x 109 x 37.90 mm 

With KNB-26N: 

56 x 109 x 37.90 mm 

- Projections not included -

Weight (net) Radio only: 205 g 

With KNB-35L: 300 g 

With KNB-25A: 415 g 

With KNB-26N: 455 g

Receiver Specifications 

Adjacent Channel Selectivity 70 dB at 30 kHz 

70 dB at 25 kHz 

65 dB at 15 kHz 

65 dB at 12.5 kHz 

Audio Output 500 mW with less than 5% distortion

Circuitry - Double Conversion Superheterodyne Yes

Intermodulation 65 dB at 30 kHz 

65 dB at 25 kHz 

60 dB at 15 kHz 

60 dB at 12.5 kHz

Sensitivity - EIA 12 dB SINAD 0.25 µV at 30 kHz 

0.25 µV at 25 kHz 

0.28 µV at 15 kHz 

0.28 µV at 12.5 kHz

Spurious Reponse Rejection (Analogue) 65 dB

Transmitter Specifications 

RF Power Output (High/Low) 5 W / 1 W

FM Noise (EIA) 45 dB at 30 kHz 

45 dB at 25 kHz 

43 dB at 15 kHz 

43 dB at 12.5 kHz

Microphone Impedance 2000 Ohm

Modulation Distortion Less than 5%

Spurious Response (EIA) 70 dB


  • Product Code: TK-2170M
  • Availability: In Stock

Tags: Analogue, Licensed, Handhelds