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Kenwood / Trio TS-600

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Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 50-54 MHz
RX: 50-54 MHz
Tuning steps:Continuous
Frequency stability: Within 2 KHz during one hour after one minute warmup.
Within 150 Hz during any 30 minute period thereafter
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 20 regular (5 per 1 MHz segment)
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply:Mains 120 / 220 VAC
or 12-16 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 800 mA (No signal) @ 13.8 VDC
TX: Max 4 A @ 13.8 VDC
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):278*124*320 mm (10.94*4.88*12.6")
Weight:11 Kg (24.25 lb)
Other features:NB. SWR meter. 100 KHz XTAL calibrator.

Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM)
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
FM: 0.4 uV (20 dB noise quieting
SSB/CW: 0.25 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity: AM: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 12 KHz (-40 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 32 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 4.8 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:2.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power:
AM:5 W
FM:10 W
SSB (PEP):10 W
CW:10 W
Modulation system: AM: Low power modulation
FM: Variable reactance modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 197x-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (15.1 MB)
Service manual (5 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
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A picture of Trio TS-600