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Last modified 2017-08-14

Kenwood TS-590SG

A picture of Kenwood TS-590SG

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 6 m
RX: 0.13-30 / 50-54 MHz
Tuning steps:Down to 10 Hz
Mode:AM/FM/NFM/SSB/CW/FSK
Channels/memory management:100 regular with 8 character alpha tags
10 Scan ranges
10 expansion memories
10 quick memories
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 1.5 A
TX: Max 20.5 A
Antenna impedance/connector:16.7-150 ohms (with built-in ATU) / 2*SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):270*96*291 mm (10.63*3.78*11.46")
Weight:7.4 Kg (16.31 lbs)
Other features:USB audio in/out. RS-232C. CW decoder. Keyer. CTCSS/PL.
32-bit IF DSP




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double (RX 1) and triple (RX 2) conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 11.374 MHz (RX 1), 73.095 MHz (RX 2)
2nd IF: 24 KHz (RX 1), 10.695 MHz (RX 2)
3rd IF: 24 KHz (FM: 455 KHz), RX 2 only
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.13-0.522 MHz: 6.3 uV
0.522-1.705 MHz: 31.6 uV
1.705-24.5 MHz: 2 uV
24.5-30.0 MHz: 1.3 uV
50-54 MHz: 1.3 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.22 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.22 uV
SSB (10 dB S/N)
0.13-0.522 MHz: 0.5 uV
0.522-1.705 MHz: 4 uV
1.705-24.5 MHz: 0.2 uV
24.5-30.0 MHz: 0.13 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.13 uV
Selectivity: AM: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 12 KHz (-50 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW/FSK: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.2 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:4-8 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: 5-100 W (AM 5-25 W)
Modulation system:AM: Low power modulation
FM: Reactance modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
FM deviation:FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:HF: Less than -50 dB
6 m: Less than -60 dB (USA), -63 dB (Europe)
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Malaysia, 2014-201x
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (4.9 MB)
In-depth manual (6.2 MB)
USB audio manual (208 KB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
HS-5
HS-6
KES-3S
MB-430
MC-43S
MC-47
MC-60A
MC-90
PG-20
PS-60
SO-3
SP-23
VGS-1
Deluxe headphones
Lightweight headphones
Mobile speaker
Mobile mounting bracket
Hand microphone with up/down buttons. 8-pin plug
Multi-function hand microphone. 8-pin plug
Deluxe amplified desk microphone with up/down buttons. 8-pin plug
Amplified desk microphone with up/down buttons. 8-pin plug
DC cable, 7 m (22.9 ft)
Regulated power supply. 13.8 VDC, 22.5 A
TCXO unit
External speaker
Voice guide and digital recording unit
A rear picture of Kenwood TS-590SG