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Kenwood TS-830S

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Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

The Kenwood TS-803S is a highly sophisticated solid state amateur band tranceiver employing only three vacuum tubes. Operating on all amateur bands between 1.8 and 29.7 MHz The TS-830S includes VOX, 25 kHz calibrator, RIT, RF attenuator and noise blanker. Automatic Gain Control (ACG) and Automatic Level Control (ALC) and semi break-in CW are also included.

Specifications
Type
Desktop Amateur HF Transceiver 
Frequency range RX
10-160 m + WARC 
TX
10-160 m + WARC 
Frequency stability
Withing 1 kHz during the first hour after 1 minute of warm up. Withing 100 Hz during any 30 minute period after warm up. 
Tuning steps
Filters
0.5 / 2.4 kHz 
Receiver
Modulations
CW / SSB 
Sensitivity
0.25 µV at 10 dB S+N/N 
Selectivity
SSB/CW wide
2.4 kHz (-6 dB), 3.6 kHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow
With YK-88C: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.5 kHz (-60 dB)
With YK-88CN: 270 Hz (-6 dB), 820 Hz (-60 dB)
With YG-455C: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 820 Hz (-60 dB)
With YG-455CN: 250 Hz (-6 dB), 500 Hz (-60 dB) 
Receiver system
Double conversion 
IF-frequencies
1st: 8.83 MHz
2nd: 445 kHz 
Image rejection
> 60 dB 
Audio output
1.5 W @ 8 ohm 
Transmitter
Modulations
CW / SSB 
RF-output
100 W max 
Connections
Antenna
SO-239 
Impedance
50/75Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
Mains 
Current drain RX
295 W 
TX
32 W 
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
333 × 133 × 333 mm (13.11 × 5.24 × 13.11 in)  
Weight
13.5 kg (29.8 lbs)  
Form factor
Desktop 
Manufactured
Between 1981 and 19xx  
Other features
Memories
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Kenwood 
Model
TS-830S
Features
VOX
ACG
ALC
RIT
Attenuator
Noise blanker 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
Kenwood TS-830S Service Manual
Kenwood TS-830S User Manual
 
 
 
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