KY 196B Series from Gulf Coast Avionics uses a flat pack design that saves space, allowing it to fit perfectly in your console of the Silver Crown stack. The unit measures 1.3 "x 6.3" and weighs only 2.8lbs. The KY 196B 28 offers 16 watts minimum transmitter power. The KY 196B unit features solid-state construction, with digital frequency synthesizer for generating all COMM frequencies. Despite its wide range of capabilities, KY196B from Gulf Coast Avionics is designed to be easy to read and logical to operate. The KY 196B from Gulf Coast Avionics allows you to select the frequency of standby while monitoring the current active frequency. After the frequency change is approved, a transfer switch touch of "flip-flops" the two frequencies.
The KY 196B from Gulf Coast Avionics allow for programmable memory features of nine channels. The total storage capacity of eleven frequencies, including the "USE" and "STBY". This allows you to program in advance a series of frequencies often used. Memory channels and the "USE" and the frequency of "STBY" were kept in nonvolatile storage. EEROM (electrically erasable read only memory) devices are used so that no batteries or external power is needed to "remember" frequencies stored. Easy to read, gas discharge displays show the selections. 118.00MHz to 136.975MHz range of 196A to provide 760 COMM frequencies. One feature audio leveling, automatically amplifying weak signals and mutes the audio signals.