Kenwood TH-F6A Portable Amateur Radio

Kenwood Updated: 2007-12-24
Kenwood TH-F6A Portable Amateur Radio

Finally, the Amateur Handheld that everyone has been waiting for, the New Kenwood TH-F6A. The TH-F6A is a 144/220/440 MHz transceiver/receiver with dual-channel RX capability in a compact and powerful design. The first Tri-Band HT with 3 bands you can operate EVERY DAY! The TH-F6A boasts a list of unique features the competition is still scratching their heads over.

General Features

• 144/220/440 MHz with 5 WATTS on all 3 bands
• 8 Character Alphanumeric Display
• Up to 8 groups of 50 channels per memory bank
• Famous Loud and Clear Kenwood Audio
• Dual Channel Simultaneous Receive even on the same band
• Easy access Single Knob Encoder/volume control
• 7.4 Volt 1550 mAh Lithium Ion battery (largest & most power in the industry)
• 4 Selectable Transmit Power Levels
• Backlit “laser-cut” keypad for durability
• MIL-STD 810 for vibration, shock and light rain
• Built-in CTCSS Encode/Decode / DCS Digital Coded Squelch
• 10 DTMF Auto-patch memories
• 1200/9600 bps TNC ready (no adapter required)
• Single High Performance Antenna (no switching required)
• AM Aircraft Receive
• TOT Time Out Timer
• Weight with PB-42L Battery 8.8 oz.
• First Ever Compact Amateur HT with Built-in VOX
• 435 PC Programmable Memories (over twice the competition)
• 3 Call Channels plus 20 for programmable scan
• Special (10) Channel Weather station mode
• Best HT ever for Satellite operation (including AO-27)
• FM/FM – W/FM – N/AM + USB & LSB / CW
• 0.01~ 1300 MHz RX (widest transceiver in the industry)
• Built-in battery charging system during DC operation
• Battery Voltage Level Indicator
• LARGE FONT mode for easy reading
• Multi-Scroll Key for easy menu access
• 1750 Hz Tone Burst
• Visual Scan to monitor adjacent channel activity
• Automatic Simplex Checker
• Built-in Ferrite Bar antenna for AM receive (0.1 ~ 7 MHz)
• Wireless Remote Control
• APO Auto Power Off
• Optional BT-13 Alkaline Battery Case for Emergency use
• Dimensions (W 2 5/26) x (H 3 7/16) x (D 1 3/16) inches


DCS Enc/Dec
Dual Band Receive Yes
Extended Receive 1-1300MHz (excludes 824-849,869-894,824-849,869-894) and (excludes 824-849,869-894,824-849,869-894)
Memory Channels 435
Number of Bands 3
Output Power 5W
Packet Cluster Tune No
PC Programmable Yes
Receiver Operating Mode FM/FM-W/FM-N AM/USB/LSB/CW
SkyCommand No
Transmit Frequency Range 144-148MHz
Transmit Operating Mode FM-W/FM-N
Wide/Narrow FM Yes