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Last modified 2016-03-22

Kenwood TS-530S

A picture of Kenwood TS-530S

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-160 m + WARC
1.8-2.0 MHz
3.5-4.0 MHz
7.0-7.3 MHz
10.1-10.15 MHz
14.0-14.35 MHz
18.068-18.168 MHz
21.0-21.45 MHz
24.89-24.99 MHz
28.0-29.7 MHx
+ 10.0 MHz WWV receive
Tuning steps:Continuous
Mode:SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:No
Repeater shift/offset:No
Power supply:Mains: 120 / 220 / 240 VAC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 27 W (heaters off)
TX: Max 295 W
Antenna impedance/connector:50-75 ohms / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):333*133*333 mm (13.3*5.3*13.3")
Weight:12.8 Kg (28.2 lbs)
Other features:




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 8.83 MHz
Sensitivity:0.25 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:SSB: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.5 KHz (-60 dB), with optional YK-88C filter
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: SSB: ~100 W PEP (220 W PEP input)
CW: ~100 W DC (180 W DC input)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation:No FM
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:500 ohms to 50 kohms / 4-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:Tube hybrid: 2*6146B final
Related documents:User manual (11 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
AT-230
HC-10
HS-4
HS-5
MC-30S
MC-35
MC-50
PC-1
SP-230
VFO-230
VFO-240
YK-88C
YK-88CN
YK-88SN
Antenna tuner. 10-160 m
Digital world clock
Communications headphones. 8 ohms
Deluxe headphone set. 8 ohms
Hand microphone. 4-pin, 500 ohms
Hand microphone. 4-pin, 50 Kohms
Desk microphone. 4-pin, 500 ohms/50 Kohms switchable
Phone patch
Matching external speaker with filters
External digital VFO
External analog VFO
500 Hz narrow CW filter. IF: 8.83 MHz
270 Hz narrow CW filter. IF: 8.83 MHz
1.8 KHz narrow SSB filter. IF: 8.83 MHz