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Kenwood TS-520SE (E=Economy)

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-160 m in 8 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
28.5-29.1 MHz
29.1-29.7 MHz
+ 15.0 MHz WWV receive only
Tuning steps:Continuous
Frequency stability: Within 1 KHz during the first hour after 1 minute warmup.
Within 100 Hz during any 30 minute period thereafter.
Mode:SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 4 regular
XTAL controlled
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply:Mains: 120 / 220 / 240 VAC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 45 W
TX: Max 280 W
Antenna impedance / connector:50-75 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):333*153*335 mm (13.11*6.02*13.2")
Weight:16 Kg (35.27 lb)
Other features:NB. VOX. 25 KHz calibrator.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 8.295-8.895 MHz
2nd IF: 3.395 MHz
Sensitivity:0.25 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: SSB: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 0.5 KHz (-6 dB), 1.5 KHz (-60 dB) with optional CW filter
Image rejection:50 dB
AF output power / speaker:1 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
SSB (PEP):~100 W (200 W input)
CW (DC):~100 W (160 W input)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:50 Kohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 197x-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info:Tube hybrid: 12BY7A driver and two S2001A finals
Related documents: User manual (21.6 MB)
RF driver: 12BY7A
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
AT-200
BS-5
DG-5
MC-10
MC-50
PC-1
SM-220
SP-520
VFO-520S
YG-3395C
External antenna tuner. 10-160 m
Pan adapter for SM-220
External digital readout
Hand microphone. 50 Kohm
Desk microphone. 500 ohm/50 Kohm selectable
Phone patch
Station monitor scope
External speaker. 8 ohm, 2 W
External VFO
CW narrow filter, 500 Hz