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Last modified 2016-03-29

Kenwood TS-820S

A picture of Kenwood TS-820S

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-160 m + WWV in 10 bands
1.8-2.0 MHz
3.5-4.0 MHz
7.0-7.3 MHz
14.0-14.35 MHz
21.0-21.45 MHz
28.0-28.5 MHz
28.5-29.0 MHz
29.0-29.5 MHz
29.5-29.7 MHz
WWV 15 MHz (RX only)
Tuning steps:Continuous
Mode:SSB/CW/FSK
Channels/memory management:4 XTAL channels
Repeater shift/offset:No
Power supply:Mains: 120 / 220 VAC (or 13.8 VDC with DC-DC option DS-1)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 57 W (heaters on) @ mains
TX: Max 292 W @ mains
Antenna impedance/connector:50-75 ohms / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):335*155*335 mm (13.2*5.9*13.2")
Weight:16.97 Kg (37.4 lbs)
Other features:Built-in digital readout, VOX, NB, RIT, IF shift
Transverter connectors




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), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.8 KHz (-60 dB), with optional CW filter
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:4-16 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: SSB: ~100 W PEP (200 W PEP input) @ mains
CW: ~100 W DC (160 W DC input) @ mains
FSK: ~60 W (100 W input) @ mains
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation:No FM
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:50 kohms / 4-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1976-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info:Tube hybrid: 12BY7A (Driver), 2*S2001A or 6146B (Finals)
Related documents:User manual (2.4 MB)
Service bulletins (1.2 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
DS-1A
SP-820
TV-502S
VFO-820
YG-88C
DC-DC converter for 13.8 VDC power
Matching speaker with filters and two line input
144 MHz transverter
External VFO
500 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 8.83 MHz