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Last modified 2016-04-25

Kenwood TS-430S

A picture of Kenwood TS-430S

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.15-30 MHz
Tuning steps:10 / 100 Hz
1 MHz
Mode:AM/SSB/CW (FM option)
Channels/memory management:8 regular (no 6 & 7 establishes upper and lower band search limits)
Lithium battery backup
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:12-16 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 1.2 A
TX: Max 20 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):270*96*275 mm (10.6*3.8*275")
Weight:6.5 Kg (14.3 lbs)
Other features:IF shift, Notch filter, VOX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 48.055 MHz
2nd IF: 8.83 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 48.055 MHz
2nd IF: 8.83 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.5 MHz: 13 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 40 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 2.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
1.8-30 MHz: 0.7 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.5 MHz: 1 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 4 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
Selectivity: AM: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 12 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 32 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: AM: ~40 W (60 W input)
FM: ~60 W (120 W input)
SSB: ~120 W PEP (250 W PEP input)
CW: ~100 W DC (200 W DC input)
Modulation system: AM: Low level modulation (IF stage)
FM: Variable reactance direct shift
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -40 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:500 ohms to 5 kohm / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (36 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
AT-130
AT-250
FM-430
HC-10
HS-5
HS-6
MB-430
MC-60A
PS-430
SP-430
YK-88A
YK-88C
YK-88CN
YK-88SN
Antenna tuner, 10-80 m
Automatic antenna tuner, 10-160 m
FM unit
Digital world clock
Deluxe communications headphones
Lightweight communications headphones
Mobile mounting bracket
Desk microphone
Power supply, 13.8 VDC, 20 A (25% duty cycle)
External speaker, 8 ohms
6 KHz AM filter
500 Hz CW filter
270 Hz CW filter
1.8 KHz SSB filter