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Kenwood TS-890S

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC and 60 m / 6 m / 4 m (Europe)
TX: 10-160 m + WARC and 60 m / 6 m (USA)
RX: 0.03-74.8 MHz (Europe)
RX: 0.03-60 MHz (USA)
Tuning steps:Down to 1 Hz
Frequency stability:0.1 ppm @ 0 to +50C (+32 to +122F)
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW/FSK/PSK
Channels/memory management: 100 regular
10 scan ranges
10 expanded
Alpha tags
Non-volatile storage
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead.
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 2.5 A (No signal)
TX: Max 22.5 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm (16.7-150 ohm with ATU on) / Two SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):396*141*340 mm (15.59*5.56*13.38")
Weight:15.8 Kg (34.83 lbs)
Other features: 7" color TFT with bandscope and waterfall. Auto-ATU. Two 32-bit DSP's. VOX. Equalizer.
DVI-I output. USB audio. Ethernet, USB and RS232C ports. Clock/timer. Voice guidance.
Digital record & playback. CTCSS/PL.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 8.248 MHz
2nd IF: 24 KHz (except FM), 36 KHz (FM)
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.13-0.522 MHz: 6.3 uV
0.522-1.705 MHz: 31.6 uV
1.705-24.5 MHz: 2 uV
24.5-30 MHz: 1.3 uV
50-54 MHz: 1.3 uV
70.0-70.5 MHz: 1.3 uV (Europe)
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.22 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.22 uV
70.0-70.5 MHz: 0.22 uV (Europe)
SSB/CW/FSK/PSK (10 dB S/N)
0.13-0.522 MHz: 0.5 uV
0.522-1.705 MHz: 4 uV
1.705-24.5 MHz: 0.2 uV
24.5-30 MHz: 0.13 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.13 uV
70.0-70.5 MHz: 0.13 uV (Europe)
Selectivity: AM
6 KHz (-6 dB), 12 KHz (-50 dB)
FM
12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB
2.6 KHz (-6 dB), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW/FSK/PSK
500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.2 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:HF: >70 dB
6 m/4 m: >60 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
HF/6 m5-100 W (AM 5-25 W)
4 m5-50 W (AM 5-12.5 W), Europe only
Modulation system: AM: Low power
FM: Reactance
SSB: Balanced
FM deviation:FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions: HF: Less than -50 dB
6 m: Less than -63 dB
4 m: Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohm / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2018-202x
Additional info: New price 2020 in Sweden: SEK 50995:-
New price 2020 in the UK: 3199.95
Related documents: User manual (20.6 MB)
Schematic (3.4 MB)
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