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Frequency Conversion options:

The Magnum 1012 has eleven different frequency and Code selections:

  • Code 1: 10 Meter Band (28.000 29.690MHz), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code 2: 12 Meter Band (24.890 24.990MHz), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code 3: 454 channels (25.165 29.655MHz), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code 4: 454 channels PL (25.160 29.650MHz, 0 Raster), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code d: German 80 channel CB (26.565 27.405MHz), AM (1W)/FM/SSB
  • Code EU: 40 channel CB (26.965 27.405MHz), AM(1W)/FM/SSB
  • Code E: 40 channel CB (26.965 27.405MHz), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code PL: 40 channel CB (26.960 27.400MHz, 0 Raster), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code U1: UK 40 channel CB (27.601 27.991MHz), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code U2: UK 40 channel CB (26.965 27.405MHz), AM/FM/SSB
  • Code US: USA 40 channel CB (26.965 27.405MHz), AM/SSB

We usually use code 3 and this is the Frequency Chart.

Code 3 is the most popular but then the 12 meter band is not accessible. To reprogram to code 2  "on the fly" is presently impossible.  You have to access the contacts, short two pins, turn on the power all at the same time. It is just not something you do while on the hiking trail. It's almost more accurate to describe it as a 10 or 12 meter radio.





Optional Accessories
   SPM-1 Speaker Mic Speaker/ Lapel  microphone. (wired with a plug for this radio ) $18
   Longer Antenna HT-1. (Increases range by more than 400%) $19
   Mobile Adapter MOB-1012. (External connection for power and antenna) $38
   Add a Small External Speaker
(plugs into back of the radio for improved sound)
   Add a Large External Speaker
(plugs into back of the radio for improved sound)


Frequency Range See code chart to right
Frequency Control Phase Lock Loop (PLL) synthesizer.
Operating Temperature Range  -5 F to +110 F
Size  7.5(H) x 2.75(W) x 1.5(D).
Weight 9 oz.
Antenna Conductor BNC


Power Output AM, High:3 watts. Low: .7 W
SSB, High:3-4 watts,   Low: 1W  PEP.
Modulation High-and low-level Class B,
Amplitude Modulation.
Current Drain: Less than 1200 mA.
Output Impedance 50 ohms, unbalanced.
Standby Current 50 mA w/o battery save mode
External Speaker (Not Supplied) 8 ohms; disables internal
speaker when connected.


Warranty service provided
by MAGNUM only.



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