VHF FM Portable Radio (EU use) 

Key Features 

Frequency Range: 136-174 MHz

5 Watt RF Output

128 Channels/128 Zones 

Built-In Voice Scrambler

QT, DQT, DTMF and 5-Tone Signalling

FleetSync Digital Signalling, PTT ID and SelCall

MDC-1200 Signalling

PC Programming

Supplied With

Belt Clip Yes, KBH-10

Instruction Manual Yes, English, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Turkish & Greek

PMR General Features 

Blue colour LED Yes

3-colour LED (Red, Orange, Green) Yes

5-Tone Signalling formats ZVEI, ZVEI2, CCIR, EIA, EEA and "Kenwood" in normal 5-Tone. 2-Frames 5-Tone, 3-Frames 5-Tone plus 6/7/8-Tone formats

Busy Channel Lock-out Yes

Character Display (Alphanumeric) Yes

Compact Design Yes

Companded Audio Yes

Digital ANI Built-in Yes

DTMF Function Yes

Ease of Operating Use Yes

Emergency Call Function Yes

Emergency Key Yes

FleetSync Yes

Independent Setting per Channel VOX, Compander, Scrambler & Wide/Narrow Deviation

Internal VOX Ready Yes

Kenwood ESN (Electronic Serial Number) Yes

Key Lock Yes

Monitor Button Yes

Multiple Scanning Function Yes

Operator Selectable Tone Yes

Programmable Function Keys 9 Programmable Function Keys


QT (CTCSS) / DQT (digital) Yes

Remote Stun Yes

RSSI Level Indicator Yes

Self-programming Mode Yes

SelCall Function Yes

Selectable Microphone Gain Yes

Talk Around Yes

"Talk Back" Scanning Function Yes

Time-Out Timer Yes

Transceiver Password Yes

Voice Inversion Scrambler Yes

Windows PC Programming and Tuning Yes

Wireless Cloning Function Yes

FleetSync Signalling Features

Emergency Status Yes

PTT ID Digital ANI Yes

Selective Calling Yes

MDC1200 Signalling Features

Emergency Encode Yes

PTT ID Encode Yes

Radio check Decode Yes

Stun/Revive Decode Yes


Choice of Optional Battery Packs Yes

GPS Speaker/Mic Option KMC-48GPS

Applicable Standards 

R&TTE: EN300 086, 300 113, 300 219, 301 489 Yes

EU Safety: EN60065, 60950-1, 60215 Yes

Factory Quality Certification and Location ISO 9001. Manufactured in Singapore

For use in the EU Yes

IP54 Yes

IP55 Yes

Measurement - EIA Standards Yes

Measurement - EN Standards Yes

MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/G Yes

Technical Specifications 

Frequency Range - E Type 136-174 MHz

Number of Channels 128

Number of Zones 128

Channel Frequency Spread 38 MHz

Channel Spacing Wide: 25 kHz

Mid: 20 kHz

Narrow: 12.5 kHz

Antenna Impedance - 50 Ohm Yes

Battery Life With KNB-45L: 12 hours

With KNB-53N: 9 hours

With KNB-29N: 10 hours

- 5-5-90 duty cycle with battery saver off (approx.)

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

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

Operating Voltage 7.5 V DC ± 20%

Dimensions With KNB-29N/45L/53N:

54 x 122 x 33.7 mm

- Projections not included -

Weight (net) With KNB-45L: 300 g

With KNB-53N: 365 g

With KNB-29N: 380 g

Receiver Specifications 

Adjacent Channel Selectivity 70 dB at 25 kHz

70 dB at 20 kHz

62 dB at 12.5 kHz

Audio Output 500 mW with less than 5% distortion

Intermodulation 67 dB

Sensitivity - EIA 12 dB SINAD 0.25 µV at 25 kHz

0.25 µV at 20 kHz

0.28 µV at 12.5 kHz

Spurious Response Rejection 70 dB

Transmitter Specifications 

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

FM Noise (EIA) 45 dB at 25 kHz 

45 dB at 20 kHz 

40 dB at 12.5 kHz

Modulation Distortion Less than 3%

Modulation Limiting ± 5.0 kHz at 25 kHz

± 4.0 kHz at 20 kHz

± 2.5 kHz at 12.5 kHz

Spurious Emission (EN) -36 dBm ≤ 1 GHz 

-30 dBm > 1 GHz


  • Product Code: TK-2312E
  • Availability: In Stock

Tags: Analogue, Licensed, Handhelds