Expanding the envelope of handheld communications is our multi-feature single- band handheld transceiver, the TH(A/E). State-of-the-art features include the. Jun 7, My normally reliable THA has gone psychotic, I’m afraid It was performing beautifully until it started to emit key-pad beeping noises at. KENWOOD – Amateur Radio. English (USA) User Manual, View THA pdf English (USA) User Manual Download THA pdf user manual.
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Unfortunately it is mute. I’m giving it a 4 anyway because I can tell from examining it that it’s well made and will be a good radio. I have no idea what the voltage drop would be to render it used up; age alone is enough. thh-28a
Not a bad service life for odd years From my apartment I can hit most of the good repeaters with mW. I have a couple lower capacity Ni Cd’s that do not increase the height of the radio. Smart but honest man; he could have had another job in a year or two.
Kenqood been rather impressed with my new “beater” although it’s really in excellent condition. I can hit my local repeaters and it even picks up airband from the airport about 10mi away as long as I am not in a building.
Mine came with a AAA battery case, a 12V charger, wall wart, and a desktop charger.
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I can’t get any sound out of it at all. Now that I know how it works it’s ok but that’s one of the quirks I guess. Channel spacing options include 5 and You must log in or sign up to reply here. I’m sure some would consider that a drawback but to me it adds to the feel of quality in the same way it does on my W32A. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager. I haven’t determined if the radio transmits on the aircraft band yet. Kenwood isn’t the only manufacturer who fails in this regard though.
Just what is the technical name for those “memory support batteries”?? I’d like to do a bit of research in the Kenwood THA service manual before I go poking around in there.
The radio is very easy to program in the field and is also capable of a alphanumeric display. Thanks, will do just that. My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help. They set the standard for aesthetic “Cool” that no HT’s have ever surpassed.
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I thought this may have resulted because of the stock triple band antenna I use on the TH-F6A, but when I placed the Kenwooe 2m antenna on the 6 it kenwold could not key up the distant repeaters the 28 could.
One of these th-2a8 is 56 miles away and I work it full quieting when I’m outside. I think the one in my THA is a Panasonic? Inif the radio cannot meet narrow band specs. A non-ham friend of mine had th-28z large bins of radios that he did not want to store. I’m able to program 24 ham frequencies and the program of our 16 channel P.
I was at a hamfest yesterday and found this radio in the original box with most of the ancillary pieces still in their original plastic bags. Checked the mem support batt, and it was 1. It still has the stock antenna BNCwhich is rather scratched up, but it works great.
I’m no expert on lithium batts, I can tell you. I’m not sure if it is capable of “narrow band” 6. It’s not Kenwood’s fault someone messed it up so it doesn’t deserve a low rating because of that.
I do revere the older Kensood HT’s. He had purchased all of this gear from Jun’s in L. Fortunately, it just required a new microphone. The buttons are a little bit small but that’s expected based on the overall size of the radio.
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The manual isn’t as clear as some I’ve read. Email Subscription You are not subscribed to this review. It was performing beautifully until it started to emit key-pad beeping noises at almost regular intervals; also, it will not TX or RX. I did a search on the A and mysterious beeping, but no luck. I’m also ordering the ME-1 memory expansion unit via eBay.
I really like kewnood radio and it fit a need of mine that I kewnood not expected to fill.
It extends the memory capabilities from 40 channels to ! When I hooked the 28 up to my watt meter an output of 9 watts was shown on MHz and only 3 watts at kenwold I’ll probably watch for another one and pick it up and have this for spare parts. Register for a free QRZ account.