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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When I hooked the 28 up to my watt meter an output of 9 watts was shown on MHz and only 3 watts at It seems to be very well made. 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’m sure I’m going to really like it once I get it working.

It also doesn’t light the on air light when I press the PTT switch. With the lower capacity batteries the 28 is not that much large than the 6, except in depth, a little more than twice that of the 6. I choose not to use this feature as it reduces the channel capacity. 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. All in all, it’s a cute little radio that should satisfy anyone! They set the standard for aesthetic “Cool” that no HT’s have ever surpassed.

I got my money’s worth just in the mic, antenna and car charger anyway. New to Ham Radio? You must log in or sign up to reply here. A non-ham friend of mine had two large bins of radios that he did not want to store. The case is more rugged than the 6. I haven’t determined if the radio transmits on the aircraft band yet.


KENWOOD TH-28A Instruction Manual

I did a search on the A and mysterious beeping, but no luck. It is a bit less straight forward to change the 28 to operate in that band, so I haven’t tried that yet. My normally reliable Th-8a has gone psychotic, I’m afraid Kenwood isn’t the only manufacturer who fails in this regard though. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager.

I’m also ordering the ME-1 memory expansion unit via eBay. The manual isn’t as clear as some I’ve read. Inif the radio cannot meet narrow band specs. But the repair ht-28a replaced the battery as well saying it was prudent “preventative maintenance” after 26 years.

The radio is very easy to program in the field and is also capable of a alphanumeric display. Now that I know how it works it’s ok but that’s one of the quirks I guess.

Thanks, will do just that. Unfortunately channel changing on the 28 is performed with a dial, so you can’t change channels on the mike. I’m able to program 24 ham frequencies and the program of our 16 channel P. I’m no expert on lithium batts, I can tell you. One of these repeaters is 56 miles away and I work it full quieting when I’m outside. Checked the mem support batt, and it was 1. It has enough weight to it to feel substantial in your hand. After market NiMH’s are sold by a number of outlets.

While we didn’t find any games, I noticed this sweet little radio in the midst of some FRS radios and other scanners. I have no idea what the voltage drop would be to render it used up; age alone is enough.


From my apartment I can hit most of the good repeaters with mW. Fortunately, it just required a new microphone. Not a bad service life for odd years It was complete with manual and also has an extra antenna, speaker mic and car charger cable with it.

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It took reading some websites on the radio to change it from the aviation band to the 2m band. If the problem is terminal, it does give me a plausible excuse to buy a THA, A or suchlike.

I really like krnwood radio and it fit a need of mine that I had not expected to fill. Just what is the technical name for those “memory support batteries”??

Your name or kewood address: I’d like to do a bit of research in the Kenwood THA service manual before I go poking around in there. I’ll probably watch for another one and pick it up and have this for spare parts. I think the one in my THA is a Panasonic?

Kenwood TH-28A Instruction Manual

This one had been modified to extend its range to MHz. Mine came with a AAA battery case, a 12V charger, wall wart, and a desktop charger. Channel spacing options include 5 and Unfortunately it is mute.

It has a solid feel to it with no part of it appearing cheap or flimsy like some of the plasticy radios. Smart but honest man; he could have had another job in a year or two. I have a couple lower capacity Ni Cd’s that do t-28a increase the height of the radio.