Kenwood TK3501T PMR446
User-friendly with no need for a license
The TK3501T. An easy-to-use, license-free PMR446 UHF FM transceiver. Thin, lightweight and durable. Compliant with IP54 and 11 US MIL-STD standards.
Thin and lightweight
The lightweight TK-3501 is just 25.5mm* thick and fits perfectly in the palm of your hand. Equipped with the standard KNB-63L battery, it weighs in at only 210g.
*At thinnest point on body.
IP54 and US MIL-STD 810 C, D, E, F, and G standard-compliant
Kenwood TK3501T meets IP54 dust and water intrusion standards as well as 11 US MIL-STD 810 C, D, E, F, and G standards. Its robust durability is able to withstand tough use in the field.
Wide talk range
The TK-3501 achieves a talk range of up to 9km with a receiver circuit optimised for the high-performance stationary antenna.
High-quality audio, powerful output
Drawing on Kenwood’s expertise as an audio specialist, the TK-3501 offers crisp, clear audio resulting in dependable communications even in harsh operating conditions. The BTL audio amplifier combined with the large internal speaker delivers 1.5W speaker output and reliable audio even in noisy environments.
A rotary encoder enables easy operation to choose any of 16 channels
Power-saving design = longer operation
The power-saving design delivers up to 20 hours of use (with Power Save enabled) with the standard KNB-63L (1130mAh) battery. (26 hours with the optional KNB-65L battery).
The user can reprogram the pre-defined QT tone and frequency settings for each channel. The TK-3501 also supports DQT for a quiet standby mode.
User selectable channel frequencies, QT tones, and DQT codes without using an FPU (programming software).
- Built-in VOX function*
- Key Lock function
- Preset 10 Calling Alert
- Proceed Tone/PTT Release Tone
- All Reset Mode
- Busy Channel Lock Out
*Optional KHS-21 required.
- Radio Body
- Belt Clip
|Kenwood’s new analogue PMR446 radio|
|No license required|
|16 Channels pre-programmed with the 8 PMR446 Frequencies|
|QT/DQT Signalling Formats|
|“Industrial Strength” Construction, to US MIL-STD Specification|
|Supplied with KSC-35S Charger, KNB-63L Li-Ion Battery, Belt Clip and User Manual (English)|
PMR General Features
|16 Channels/8 PMR446 Frequencies||Yes|
|3-colour LED (Red, Orange, Green)||Yes|
|“All Reset” function||Yes, Restores all channels to their default frequencies, plus resets Tones, VOX and keys to their default functions|
|Battery Saver Mode||Yes|
|Busy Channel Lock-out||Yes|
|Ease of Operating Use||Yes|
|Enhanced Kenwood Audio||Yes|
|Internal VOX Ready||Yes|
|Low Battery Warning||Yes|
|Programmable Function Keys||1 Programmable Function Keys|
|PTT Release Tone||Yes|
|QT (CTCSS) / DQT (digital)||Yes|
|Selectable Microphone Gain||Yes|
|VOX||Internal VOX with 10-level Sensitivity Adjustment|
|Windows PC Programming and Tuning||Yes|
PMR Construction Features
|Compatibility with other PMR446 brands||Yes|
|Choice of Optional Battery Packs||Yes|
|For use in the EU||Yes|
|MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/G||Yes|
|Number of Channels||16|
|Channel Spacing||12.5 kHz|
|Battery Life||With KNB-63L: 20 hours
– 5-5-90 duty cycle, with battery saver on
|Frequency Stability – ± 2.0 ppm||Yes|
|Operating Voltage||7.5 V DC ± 20%|
|Dimensions||With KNB-63L: W x H x D 54 x 117 x 25.5mm|
|Weight (net)||With KNB-63L: 210g|
|Range (under normal conditions)||approx. 9 km|
|Audio Output||1.5 W with less than 10% distortion from new BTL Amplifier|
|RF Power Output||0.5 W (PMR446 standard)|