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Kenwood TS-790E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:144-146 / 430-440 MHz (23 cm/10W option)
Tuning steps:20 / 100 Hz
1 / 5 / 10 / 25 KHz
Mode:FM/SSB/CW
Memory channels:30 regular
20 split
2 programmed scan (+1 with 23 cm option)
2 alert (+1 with 23 cm option)
2 call (+1 with 23 cm option)
Power supply:13.8 VDC +/-15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 2.5 A (no signal)
TX: Max 15 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms, 1*SO-239, 1*N-socket (1*N-socket for the 23 cm option)
Dimensions (W*H*D):330*120*330 mm (13*4.72*13")
Weight:9.2 Kg (20.2 lbs)
Other features:Speech processor. Twin RX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:IF matrix
Sensitivity:FM: 0.22 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.16 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 24 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB: 2.1 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 2 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:2 m: 65 dB
70 cm: 60 dB
23 cm: 55 dB (with 23 cm option)
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:FM/CW: 45/40 W
SSB: 35/30 W
Modulation system:FM: Reactance modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:2 m/70 cm: Less than -60 dB
23 cm: Less than -50 dB (with 23 cm option)
Microphone connector/impedance:8-pin / 600 ohms




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1988-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1988 in Sweden: 17950:- SEK
New price 1996 in Sweden: 25124:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (2 MB)
Service manual (38 MB)
Computer control (791 KB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
UT-10
VS-2
SP-31
23 cm band unit
Voice synthesizer unit
External speaker with filter