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Kenwood TS-950SDX

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.1-30 MHz
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 100 Hz
10 KHz
1 MHz
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW/FSK
Channels/memory management:90 regular with split
10 Programmable VFO tuning limit
Lithium backup battery
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split or memory split instead
Power supply:Mains: 120, 220, 230, 240 VAC depending on version
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 110 W (no signal)
TX: Max 700 W
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms (20-150 ohms with tuner) / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):409*154*446 mm (16.1*6.1*17.6"), projections included
Weight:23 Kg (50.6 lbs)
Other features:Built-in keyer and auto AT. RS-232C. CTCSS/PL. DSP. Twin RX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne (Sub RX: SSB/CW/FSK)
Triple conversion superheterodyne (Main RX: FM)
Quadruple conversion superheterodyne (Main RX: AM/SSB/CW/FSK)

Main RX:
1st IF: 73.05 MHz
2nd IF: 8.83 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
4th IF: 100 KHz
Sub RX:
1st IF: 40.055 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S+N/N)
0.1-0.15 MHz: 25 uV
0.15-0.49 MHz: 10 uV
0.49-1.62 MHz: 32 uV
1.62-30 MHz: 2 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S+N/N)
0.1-0.15 MHz: 2.5 uV
0.15-0.49 MHz: 1 uV
0.49-1.62 MHz: 4 uV
1.62.30 MHz: 0.2 uV
Selectivity: AM(W)
6 KHz (-6 dB), 15 KHz (-50 dB)
FM
12 KHz (-6 dB), 24 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/AM(N)/FSK
2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 3.4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW(W)
400 Hz (-6 dB), 900 Hz (-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/SSB/CW/FSK: 20-150 W (1.9-24 MHz), 20-110 W (28 MHz)
Modulation system:AM: Low level modulation
FM: Reactance modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -40 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:250-600 ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1992-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1995 in Sweden: 54995:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (2.7 MB)
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SP-950
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VS-2
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YK-88CN-1
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Communications headphones
RS-232C interface
Low pass filter
Hand microphone with up/down switches
Desk microphone with preamp and impedance selector
Desk microphone with preamp
Desk microphone, electret
Desk microphone, optimised for DSP
Station monitor
External speaker
HF linear amplifier, 1 KW
Voice synthesizer unit
CW filter, 250 Hz (IF: 455 KHz)
CW filter, 270 Hz (IF: 8.83 MHz)
SSB filter, 1.8 KHz (IF: 8.83 MHz)