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Reviews Categories | Transceivers: HF Amateur (inc. HF+6M+VHF models) | Barrett 2040 Help


Reviews Summary for Barrett 2040
Barrett 2040 Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $6000.00
Description: The Barrett 2050 transceiver is a DSP based, 500 channel HF SSB transceiver with a frequency range of 1.6 to 30 MHz. The Barrett 2050 is designed using the latest technology enabling a physically small package with a full feature complement.

Designed to operate in the most arduous environments, as encountered in off road vehicles, vessels and aircraft, the Barrett 2050 will provide many years of efficient and trouble free service.

The Barrett 2050 supports features such as selective call (Selcall), direct dial telephone connection to base stations fitted with telephone interconnect systems (Telcall), GPS location, ALE (Automatic Link Establishment), frequency hopping, data transmission and remote diagnostics. These features make the Barrett 2050 HF transceiver one of the most economical and versatile HF transceiver available today.

The Barrett 2050 transceiver, has catered for the increased use of HF data transmission for Internet email access and point to point data applications, by providing a comprehensive data modem interface port, high speed transmit to receive switching, a high stability frequency standard and an efficient cooling system option.

The Barrett 2050 transceiver can be operated in either a local (desktop) configuration for base station applications or, with the addition of an inexpensive mobile pack, in a remote control (trunk mount) configuration for mobile applications. When coupled with the 2040 manpack adaptor the 2050 becomes a full specification military/civilian manpack.

Operating from 12 volt (13.8 VDC) DC supplies, the transmitter is rated at 125 watt PEP in voice mode and is protected from over-voltage or reverse voltage application.

All 500 channels are available to be field or workshop programmable. Auxiliary features such as Selcall, Telcall, scanning, mute status, alarm system etc. can be individually enabled or disabled for every channel as required to suit your operation.

Teamed with other matching Barrett 2000 series products which include antennas, power supplies, vehicle tracking packages and HF modems, the Barrett 2050 HF transceiver becomes a powerful tool, providing solutions to many long distance communication requirements.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.barrettcommunications.com.au
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AC0MA Rating: 5/5 Oct 12, 2011 07:20 Send this review to a friend
Does everything well...  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I've been using the rig for about a month now. It has been in test along side with my TW100, 897D, VX-1700, and PRC-515. There is no comparing it with any one of these or the others I've tested it against.

Field use it is the best great ear no end to the features. Yes it is expensive, but it's the only HF rig you'll need. Will work without issues any place on the planet heck shoot it into orbit and it will be killer there too:)
 


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