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Kenwood TS-60S

A picture of Kenwood TS-60S

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 50-54 MHz
RX: 40-60 MHz
(Some versions may require modification for extended RX)
Tuning steps: AM/SSB/CW: 5 to 200 Hz
FM: 50 Hz to 2 KHz
The step size change dynamically depending on VFO spin speed
Frequency stability:10 ppm @ -20 to +60C (-4 to +140F) - 0.5 ppm option
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 99 regular
1 program scan pair
RAM storage with lithium backup battery
Repeater shift / offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15% (6-pin Molex)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Less than 2 A
TX: Less than 20.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):179*60*233 mm (7.05*2.36*9.17")
Weight:2.9 Kg (6.4 lb)
Other features: CTCSS/PL encoder. 1750 Hz repeater tone. Attenuator. NB.
AIP. IF shift.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 73.045 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 73.045 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 2 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
FM: 0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.16 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: AM: 5 KHz (-6 dB), 40 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:80 dB
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

MaxMedMin
AM:15-30 W10-20 W4-7 W
FM/SSB/CW:90 W50 W10 W
Modulation system: AM: Low-level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1993-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (4.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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MC-60A
MC-80
MC-85
PG-2X
PG-2Y
PS-33
PS-53
SO-2
SP-41
SP-50B
YK-107C
Small headphones
Interface unit
Mounting bracket
Hand microphone with up/down buttons
Unidirectional dynamic desk microphone
Unidirectional electret desk microphone
Unidirectional electret desk microphone
DC power cable. 2 m (6.6 ft)
DC power cable. 4 m (13.1 ft)
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 20.5 A
Power supply. 13.8 VDC, 20.5 A
TCXO unit. = ppm
Mobile speaker
External speaker
CW narrow filter. 500 Hz. IF: 10.695 MHz
A rear picture of Kenwood TS-60S