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Kenwood TS-50S

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.5-30 MHz
Tuning steps:AM/SSB/CW: 5-200 Hz
FM: 50 Hz to 2 KHz
Mode:AM/FM/LSB/USB/CW
Memory channels:100 regular with scanning
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 1 A
TX (100 W): Max 18 A
TX (50 W): 12 A
TX (10 W): 6.1 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):179*60*233 mm
Weight:2.9 Kg (6.4 lbs)
Other features:NB, AIP, IF shift




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 73.045 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 73.045 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S+N/N)
0.5-1.5 MHz: 2.5 uV
1.5-1.7 MHz: 3.5 uV
1.7-30 MHz: 2.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S+N/N)
0.5-1.5 MHz: 0.25 uV
1.5-1.7 MHz: 0.35 uV
1.7-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
Selectivity: AM: 5 KHz (-6 dB), 40 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power/speaker:2 W at 5% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm mono, 8-16 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:Hi: 100 W (AM: 25 W)
Mid: 50 W (AM: 17 W)
Lo: 10 W (AM: 5.5 W)
Modulation system:AM: Low-level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -50 dB
Microphone connector/impedance:8-pin / 600 ohms




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1993-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1993 in Sweden: 13950:- SEK
New price 1996 in Sweden: 11542:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (2.3 MB)
Modifications:
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AT-300
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PG-2Y
PG-4M
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PS-53
SO-2
SP-41
SP-50B
SW-2100
TL-922
TL-922A
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