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President McKinley

  • £279.00
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
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40 channels AM / FM / LSB / USB 
- Volume adjustment and ON/OFF
- Manual squelch and ASC
- Multi-functions LCD display
- Frequencies display
- S-meter
- Vox function (Hands free)
- ANL filter , NB and HI-CUT 
- RF Gain / Mic Gain
- RF Power 
- Clarifier
- Channels and memories scan 
- 3 Memories
- Dim
- F function key
- Beep Function
- Roger Beep
- Mode switch AM / FM / LSB / USB
- Dual watch
- Automatic SWR (Power Reading /SWR)
- Preset channel programmable (EMG 1&2)
- TOT (Time out timer)
- Front microphone plug
- Microphone Electret or Dynamic
- External loudspeaker jack

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In standard (legal) mode the radio is 4W on AM & FM and 12W on SSB. It covers the bands for all EU countries, including the UK band.  In the UK it operates on FM on the original UK 40 channels (27/81) and in all modes on the EU 40 channels.

The radio has both ANL & NB for noise reduction. The NB only works in all modes (AM/FM/SSB) but the ANL works on AM only.

The built-in echo is adjustable through the menus. As well as turning it on/off you can also adjust both the volume & delay (speed) of the echo.

In the menu you can select between electret or dynamic mic. This allows you to use a wider range of microphones on the radio - some power mics do not work very well on modern radios that are designed for use with electret mics.

The radio has two emergency channels. These are set as ch.9 and ch.19 but you can adjust these in the menu and set them to whatever two channels you prefer. When you save these, you can also select what mode & band they are set to.

You can select for 7 different colours for the display, you can also adjust the brightness (dimmer) and contrast in the menu.

There is a digital SWR meter built in, which as well as showing the SWR in digital form also has a calibration "tone" that varies depending upon the SWR.

The radio does get very warm on the right hand side of the case,this is due to the voltage regulator and audio IC strapped to the heatsink. Even on receive the radio gets warm, and if transmitting for longer periods (especially when expanded) it does get hot. It is just a fact that the smaller you make a radio then the hotter any heatsink will get, and is nothing to worry about.

In expanded mode you get access to more frequencies (from 24.715 - 30.105mHz) plus a few new features.

A big advantage in the UK is that when expanded you do not lose the UK 40 channels - all you need to do is make sure you are on FM and then press the "F" key for 3 seconds and the radio will switch to the UK 40. Just press "F" again or the mode switch and you will be back in expanded mode.

The radio also covers all the "alpha" channels when in expanded mode, and a "alpha" display appears on the display to show you are on one.

In expanded mode you can also "rename" the bands. Usually they are just A,B,C... but you can rename them to any two letters/numbers (eg call a band EU, LO, HI etc). The bands go in the usual President odd sequence where A is "MID" (EU), B is "HI", C is "LOW" etc.

In expanded mode the power also increases to approx 12W AM, 25W FM and 25W SSB.  The power is variable through the menus, and on test I found you could adjust the output down to a minimum 4W on AM, 6W on FM and 2W on SSB.

The SPAN function in the menu allows you to select the tuning step. In standard mode the steps are 10kHz (1 channel) and 100kHz (10 channels). In expanded mode the steps are 01,1,10,100 & 1000kHz.

Delivery Charges:

UK Mainland, Ireland and Northern Ireland standard delivery is £5 for orders under £50 and free of charge for all orders over £50.
UK Mainland, Ireland and Northern Ireland next working day delivery is £10. Depending on weight and size of item. (Monday to Friday only) 

For next working day delivery . Order must be placed before 1.30pm

Saturday delivery occurs extra charges. Please call 02890 327357 for prices before placing your order.

Scottish islands and off shore deliveries may occur extra costs. (Please call 02890 327357 for prices before placing your order)

Rest of Europe delivery is flat rate starting rate of £30.00. Depending on weight and size of item.

Click And Collect Orders:

Please bring valid photo ID when collecting all click and collect orders.

Returns - Online Sales only

Unsuitable products may be returned (they must be unopened & unused) within 14 days of our despatch date (Applies to delivered items only). Please include your original receipt in the returned parcel, and please also state the reason for the return. Items ordered in error or if you have changed your mind the item will incur a 10% restocking charge less delivery costs and customers must pay for any carriage return costs incurred. Any orders to be returned must be sent back with a valid RMA number (obtained by phoning us on +442890 327357

All Media and software/serial key related items can not be exchanged or returned.

Products packed in Blister Packs (sealed plastic), cannot be returned if the blister pack has been opened.

Consumable items can not be returned once opened and used:

Wearable items including Earphones/Headphones/Microphones due to hygiene reasons.  Can not be returned if opened and used.


The product you return must be in new / unused condition with all the original packaging and all instruction manuals. We do not accept any item with any indication that it was used. In such cases, We will contact the buyer to arrange collection from ourselves. If you wish to receive a refund we will re-credit the original purchaser's credit card/Paypal for the sum paid less any taxes and duties and less the postal costs.

It is advisable to send returned items by registered post/Courier and keep your proof of postage certificate, as we cannot be responsible for goods lost or damaged in transit. Please note that postal costs for returned goods are the customer’s responsibility and will be reimbursed by us only in the case of damaged, faulty or incorrectly supplied goods. If you receive a product in error from us that is faulty you must advise us within three days from receipt of the goods.

Customers' statutory rights are unaffected.

When you have a valid RMA number. Please send all returns to:

Electronic Centre
16 College Square East
Belfast

BT1 6DE

Delivery Time Scale:

Our standard free delivery is usually a 2-6 working days, Depending on size and weight, Also buyers location. You have the option at checkout to pay for next working day. (Please note on rare occasions the next working day service can take longer)

When paying using our finance the above also applies, and we must deliver the goods to same address as Billing address  within 14 days of the agreement.

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