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Kenwood TS-430S

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.15-30 MHz
Tuning steps:10 / 100 Hz
1 MHz
Frequency stability: Within 200 Hz from 1 to 60 minutes after power on.
Within 30 Hz any 30 minute period thereafter.
Mode:AM / SSB / CW (FM option)
Channels / memory management: 8 regular (No. 6 & 7 establishes upper and lower band search limits)
RAM storage with lithium battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:12-16 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 1.2 A
TX: Max 20 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):270*96*275 mm (10.6*3.8*275")
Weight:6.5 Kg (14.3 lb lb)
Other features:IF shift. Notch filter. VOX.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 48.055 MHz
2nd IF: 8.83 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM option)
1st IF: 48.055 MHz
2nd IF: 8.83 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.5 MHz: 13 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 40 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 2.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD), with FM-430 option
1.8-30 MHz: 0.7 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.5 MHz: 1 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 4 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
Selectivity: AM: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 12 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 32 KHz (-60 dB), with FM-430 option
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
AM:~40 W (60 W input)
FM:~60 W (120 W input)
SSB (PEP):~110 W (250 W input)
CW (DC):~100 W (200 W input)
Modulation system: AM: Low level modulation (IF stage)
FM: Variable reactance direct shift
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm to 5 Kohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info: New price, february 1983 in Sweden: SEK 9565:-
Related documents:User manual (36 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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Mobile mounting bracket
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Power supply, 13.8 VDC, 20 A (25% duty cycle)
External speaker, 8 ohms
6 KHz AM filter
500 Hz CW filter
270 Hz CW filter
1.8 KHz SSB filter