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Reviews Categories | Transceivers: VHF/UHF+ Amateur Base/Mobile (non hand-held) | Kenwood TM-641A, TM-741, TM-941 Help


Reviews Summary for Kenwood TM-641A, TM-741, TM-941
Kenwood TM-641A, TM-741, TM-941 Reviews: 4 Average rating: 4.8/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: Kenwood TM-641A Tripple Band Base/Mobile Transceiver, 50 Watts on 2 meter, 25 on 220, and 35 on 440. Has Optional to run 1.2GHZ, 6 Meters, 10 Meters and 220MHZ Module.
Product is not in production.
More info: http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/fm_txvrs/tm741a.html
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N2MDV Rating: 5/5 Jan 11, 2017 20:56 Send this review to a friend
A rig that you wish was still made! Great times three!  Time owned: more than 12 months
This is the "A" version for North America, but still a rig that many would like to get their hands on. So, when a friend e-mailed me that one of these rigs was up for sale, with the 222MHz module, I jumped on it. Well worth the wait and now my main tri-band 2m / 222MHz / 440MHz base rig. Only problems were the 1990's teardrop mic, dead Li Memory Battery, and several display wheat bulbs burned out in display. All fixable. Replaced mic with new Kenwood MC-51 DTMF mic with RJ-45 connector. Then, replaced all display wheat bulbs with 3mm white LED's. That display now looks wonderful with a white raster look. And no problem replacing battery. This rig does everything that I want on all three bands. Also a good idea to clean out rear muffin 2" fan. Just be sure that you do not back this rig to a wall because of that fan. Great RX on all three bands as well. Out of band, the UHF side of this rig looses sensitivity from 450MHz and above. Can't legally talk there anyway, so who cares? VHF side hears well into the 160MHz weather FREQ's. This rig programs the classic Kenwood memories way, but has other features that a quick cheat-sheet is nice to keep with it. This rig is a keeper!
 
AA1PR Rating: 4/5 Apr 25, 2012 19:27 Send this review to a friend
outdated but only viable option  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
they provided a way for us to have as many or as few bands as we wanted

too many problems for these radios as they are now approaching 20 years old
 
K7MYR Rating: 5/5 Feb 8, 2011 14:09 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding tri-band VHF/UHF FM with remote-able control head.  Time owned: more than 12 months
I bought this TM-741A new and it's performed flawlessly all these years.

50w on 6m and 2m, 35w on 70cm!
 
K5THR Rating: 5/5 Jul 4, 2006 14:12 Send this review to a friend
Greatest Tri Band Radio Around!  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
This is the greatest VHF/UHF Mobile/Base Rig I have ever owned. Too bad Kenwood Discontinued this one and the TM-742A. These were great rigs when they were out. I currently own the Kenwood TM-641A With all 3 bands installed, and couldn't ask for more! If you can find one for a good deal, Grab it!
 


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