Kenwood TH-K20A is a powerful VHF two-way radio that provides 5.5 watts of RF output for reliable performance. Its many features ensure excellent operational convenience, but it is small enough to be handy. The display and keyboard are backlit for nighttime use. Another convenient feature is the ability to pre-program daily functions to 11 buttons, while the PF button assigns a custom function. In addition, its rugged construction is designed to withstand the toughest weather conditions. TH-K20A is designed for clear communication – whenever and wherever you need to communicate.
Compact, practical, rugged and reliable
The radio is lightweight (only 210g) slim (54 mm). And this doesn't come at the expense of construction: it meets or exceeds the stringent IP54 waterproof and dustproof standards and the MILSTD 810 C, D, E, F, and G environmental standards, making it rugged enough to survive in harsh weather. Outdoor use.
200 / channel, 6-bit memory name
TH-K20A has 200 memory channels—6-bit memory naming for clear identification—plus 6 program scan memories, 1 call channel, and a priority channel.
High sound pressure to ensure clear audio
Thanks to audio expertise. High sound pressure - different from the volume - delivers clear, unmistakable sound. Just listen once and you will sigh that it is so different.
Direct function key
Daily functions can be pre-programmed to 11 of the 12 keys. A custom function can be assigned to the remaining PF keys to make the TH-K20A easier to optimize. No need to use the menu: Press a button to access the relevant functions directly. Three key locks are also provided to prevent unintentional operation.
The TH-K20A can also be used for convenient hands-free operation using the optional headphones. The internal VOX (voice-activated transmission) circuit provides automatic PTT and 10-level (off/1-9) sensitivity adjustments for different ambient noise levels. The VOX delay can also be adjusted.
PC programming with MCP5A
Simply connect the TH-K20A to a computer running Kenwood Free Software MCP-5A with the optional PG-4Y cable to easily manage numerous memory channels and memory names. This is also a convenient way to modify or copy settings.
Backlit LCD and keyboard
The large 13-segment LCD display features a highly acclaimed backlight design that is convenient when choosing a memory name or changing settings. Similarly, the keyboard's backlight design makes it easier to operate in low lighting environments.
CTCSS and DCS encoder/decoder + audio function
Thanks to the built-in CTCSS (Continuous Audio Coded Squelch System) and DCS (Digital Code Squelch) encoder/decoder, the TH-K20A can handle 42 CTCSS sub-tone rates plus 104 DCS codes. At the same time, separate transmit and receive signaling can be set up to access a repeater that uses different encoding/decoding signaling.
When activated, this feature emits an audible alert tone and a flashing bell-shaped symbol prompts incoming calls. Both the elapsed time and the number of missed calls are clearly displayed.
KNB-65L Li-ion battery(1520 mAh)