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Product Features

A high quality rugged but very compact licence free two way radio.

  • Simple and Compact Design
  • Intuitive & Easy to Use
  • Small, Light & Slim
  • 8 PMR446 Channels

UK registered businesses could rent this product for as little as £1.00 per week *. Call us on 0345 0 955 955 or email sales for more information.
* Subject to status.



Detailed Information

At only 100g the Kenwood PKT-23 is the quite possibly smallest two way radio in the world. Designed for applications where discreet radio use is required such as hospitality, the PKT-23 fits the bill.

Kenwood PKT-23 complies with multiple military standards and is IP54 compliant for water resistance and ingress protection.

PKT-23 Front Panel

On the front panel you will see speaker, microphone, PTT button, volume and 2 programmable buttons.

Kenwood PKT-23 Front Panel Diagram

PKT-23 Sockets

PKT-23 has accessory socket and USB charging socket on the top panel.

Kenwood PKT-23 Top Panel Sockets Diagram

PKT-23 Status LED

PKT-23 has a tri-colour status LED.

Kenwood PKT-23 Front Panel Diagram

PKT-23 Belt Clip

PKT-23 has a very strong sprint belt-clip.

Kenwood PKT-23 Front Panel Diagram

Kenwood PKT-23 Features

  • Simple and Compact design
  • Intuitive to operate - all keys are on the front panel
  • Small, light and slim
  • Includes all 8 PMR446 Channels pre-programmed
  • Comes complete with Battery, Charger and Belt Clip
  • 3-colour LED (Red, Orange, Green)
  • Battery Charging via USB socket
  • Battery Saver Mode
  • Busy Channel Lock-out
  • Calling Alert
  • Compact Design
  • 3.5mm Earphone Jack Socket
  • Enhanced Kenwood Audio
  • Key Lock
  • 2 Programmable Function Keys
  • PTT Proceed Tone
  • PTT Release Tone
  • Scan Feature
  • Tone Alert
  • VOX / Voice Annunciation
  • Windows PC Programming and Tuning
  • Wireless Cloning Function
  • IP54 Ingress Protection
  • 8 Channels
  • 12.5KHz Spacing
  • 15 Hours (Max) Battery Life
  • Only 110g

Kenwood PKT-23 Box Includes

You might also be interested in the Kenwood KSC-44M which is a 6-way power supply that conveniently allows you to power six KSC-44 charging pods at once.

Default Programmed Frequencies

Channel Frequency (MHz) CTCSS
1 446.00625 94.8Hz
2 446.09375 88.5Hz
3 446.03125 103.5Hz
4 446.06875 79.7Hz
5 446.04375  118.8Hz
6 446.01875 123.0Hz
7 446.08125 127.3Hz
8 446.05625 85.4Hz

Technical Information

Included In The Box N/A
Accessory Connector None
Display Non-display
Analogue or Digital Analogue
Band (VHF or UHF) PMR446
Channels 8
Signalling Type CTCSS, DCS
Ingress Protection IP54
Type / Group Handheld Radio
Height (mm) 85
Width (mm) 46
Depth (mm) 21
Weight 110.0000
Brand Kenwood
Model PKT-23
Manufacturer Part Number PKT-23

Kenwood PKT-23 Accessories

Here are just some of the accessories available for the Kenwood PKT-23. For the full list of accessories, pleae see our dedicated Kenwood PKT-23 accessories category.

Kenwood KNB-71L Battery for PKT-23
Kenwood KSC-44CR Single Charger (Pod Only) for PKT-23
Kenwood KSC-44M 6-Way PSU
Kenwood KSC-44S
Kenwood KMB-44 (PKT-23) Rack Charger Platform
Kenwood KBH-20
Kenwood Lanyard with Detachable Clip
Kenwood KHS-33 Earbud Headset with In-Line PTT
Kenwood KHS-34 C-Ring Earpiece with In-Line PTT
Kenwood KPG-182D PKT-23 Programming Software


Below is a list of downloads for the Kenwood PKT-23. If you would like further information on the Kenwood PKT-23 please call 0345 0 955 955.

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