RigPix logo

 logo


Back to main

Back to Kenwood/Trio

Next HF and more


Copyright logo


Last modified 2016-04-25

Kenwood TS-850S

A picture of Kenwood TS-850S

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.1-30 MHz
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 100 Hz
1 / 9 / 10 / 500 KHz
1 MHz
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW/FSK
Channels/memory management:90 regular and split
10 programmed scan
5 quick memories
Lithium backup battery
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:12-16 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 2 A
TX: Max 20.5 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239
(20-150 ohms with optional AT-850)
Dimensions (W*H*D):339*135*375 mm (13.35*5.32*14.76")
Weight:9.4 Kg (20.7 lbs), without AT-850 option
Other features:CTCSS/PL, Built-in keyer, AIP, VOX, Dimmer




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Triple conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 73.05 MHz
2nd IF: 8.83 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S+N/N)
0.1-0.5 MHz: 2 uV
0.5-1.62 MHz: 32 uV
1.62-24.5 MHz: 0.2 uV
24.5-30 MHz: 1.3 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
SSB/CW/FSK (10 dB S+N/N)
0.1-0.5 MHz: 0.2 uV
0.5-1.62 MHz: 4 uV
1.62-24.5 MHz: 0.2 uV
24.5-30 MHz: 0.13 uV
Selectivity: AM
6 KHz (-6 dB), 15 KHz (-60 dB)
FM
12 KHz (-6 dB), 24 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW/FSK
2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 3.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:80 dB
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: AM: 10-40 W
FM: 20-100 W
SSB: 20-100 W
CW: 20-100 W
FSK: 20-100 W
Modulation system: AM: Low level modulation
FM: Reactance modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 199x-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1992 in Sweden: 18894:- SEK
Related documents:
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
AT-300
AT-850
DRU-2
DSP-100
HS-5
HS-6
IF-232C
LF-30A
MC-43S
MC-60A
MC-80
MC-85
PS-31
PS-52
SM-230
SO-2
SP-31
TL-922
TL-922A
VS-2
YG-455C-1
YG-455CN-1
YK-88C-1
YK-88CN-1
YK-88SN-1
External automatic antenna tuner
Internal automatic antenna tuner. 10-160 m
Digital recording unit
DSP unit
Light-weight communications headphones, 8 ohms
Deluxe light-weight communications headphones, 12.5 ohms
RS-232C interface
Low pass filter
Dynamic hand mike with up/down switches
Desktop mike with up/down switches and impedance selector
Desktop electret condenser mike with up/down switches
Desktop electret condenser mike. 3 line outputs
DC power supply
Heavy duty DC power supply. 13.8 VDC, 20.5 A. Cooling fan.
Station monitor
TCXO unit
External matching speaker
Linear amplifier, 1 KW, 10-80 m
Linear amplifier, 1 KW, 15-80 m (US version)
Voice synthesizer
500 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 455 KHz
250 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 455 KHz
500 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 8.83 MHz
270 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 8.83 MHz
1.8 KHz SSB narrow filter. IF: 8.83 MHz