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Kenwood TS-511S

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Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-80 m in 7 bands
3.5-4.1 MHz
7.0-7.6 MHz
14.0-14.6 MHz
21.0-21.6 MHz
28.0-28.6 MHz
28.5-29.1 MHz
29.1-29.7 MHz
Tuning steps:Continuous
Frequency stability:Less than 100 Hz per 30 minutes after warmup
Mode:SSB / CW
Channels / memory management:None
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply:Mains: 117 VAC (Separate PS-511S PSU)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 150 W
TX: Max 550 W
Antenna impedance / connector:50-75 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):330*185*346 mm (13*7.28*13.62")
Weight:10 Kg (22 lb)
Other features:VOX. NB. 25 KHz XTAL calibrator.

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 8.295-8.895 MHz
2nd IF: 3.395 MHz
Sensitivity: 10 m: 1.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
15-80 m: 0.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity: SSB: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.5 KHz (-60 dB), with optional CW filter
Image rejection:50 dB
AF output power / speaker:1 W at 10% distortion / External only
External speaker connector:8 ohm

RF output power:
SSB (PEP):~250 W (500 W input)
CW (DC):~150 W (300 W input)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1971-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1971 in the US: $398.00
Related documents:User manual (16.5 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
Power supply with built-in 8 ohm speaker
External VFO
CW filter