TC-518

Portable | Analog

Highlights

diagram indicating highlights of TC-518

Wideband Coverage

Enables the TC-518 to be compatible with another radio working within a relatively narrow frequency band

Channel Scan

Enabled the radio to continuously scan each channel in the scan list for activity. Press the side function button to activate scanning. When activity is detected on a channel, the scan process will stop and you will hear the transmission.

Voice Operated Transmit (VOX)

Enjoy hands-free operation when used with optional accessories

Voice Compander

The advanced audio compander technology of the TC-518 ensures superior audio quality even in noisy environments

Functions

Accessories for TC-518

Included as standard with TC-518 Included as standard with TC-518

Systems that work with TC-518

Technical Specifications

General

Frequency Range
VHF: 136-174MHz UHF: 350-390MHz, 400-470MHz, 450-520MHz
Channel Capacity
16
Channel Spacing
25KHz / 12.5KHz
Operating Voltage
7.4V
Battery
1300mAh Li-Ion
Battery Life (5-5-90 Duty Cycle)
9 hours for 1300mAh Li-Ion Battery 14 hours for 2000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Frequency Stability
±2.5ppm
Operating Temperature
-13°F to +149°F (-25°C to +65°C)
Antenna impedance
50Ω
Dimensions (HxWxD)
4.33" x 2.04" x 1.1" (110 x 52 x 28mm)
Weight
8.4 ounces (240 grams)

Receiver

Sensitivity
≤0.25uV/0.28uV
Selectivity
≥70dB/55dB
Intermodulation
≥60dB
Spurious Response Rejection
≥70dB
Signal to Noise
≥40/34dB

Transmitter

Rated Audio Power Output
0.5W
Rated Audio Distortion
≤5%
RF Power Output
VHF: 5W/2W UHF: 4W/2W
Modulation
F3E
Spurious and Harmonics
-36dBm (<1GHz), -30dBm (>1GHz)
FM Noise
40dB/34dB
Audio Distortion
≤5%