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Trio TX-599 Custom Special

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Type:Amateur HF transmitter
Frequency range: 10-80 m in 7 bands
3.5-4.0 MHz
7.0-7.5 MHz
14.0-14.5 MHz
21.0-21.5 MHz
28.0-28.5 MHz
28.5-29.1 MHz
29.1-29.7 MHz
Tuning steps:Analog / continuous
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:AM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management:
Power supply:Mains
Current drain / power consumption:Max 350 W
Antenna impedance / connector:50-75 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):270*140*310 (10.63*5.51*12.2")
Weight:12.5 Kg (27.56 lb)
Other features:

RF output power:

AM:~25-50 W (50-80 W input)
SSB (PEP):~50-100 W (100-160 W input)
CW:~50-100 W (100-160 W input)
Modulation system: AM: Low power modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm or 50 Kohm (Selectable) / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1971-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info: JR-599 Custom Special companion.
Tube hybrid: 12BY7A driver and two S2001 or 6146B finals
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