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Kenwood TS-B2000

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HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver

The Kenwood TS-B2000 is a 'silver box' version of the Kenwood TS-2000. It is designed for computer operation with the supplied ARCP-2000 Radio Control program. Or it is suitable for mobile applications with the use of the optional RC-2000 Mobile Controller.

Kenwood discontinued the TS-B2000 in November 2014.

Specifications
Type
Amateur HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver 
Frequency range RX
0.03-60 / 118-174 / 220-512 MHz
23 cm/10 W option.  
TX
10-160 m + WARC / 6 m / 2 m / 70 cm 
Frequency stability
Main: Other mode within ±0.5 x 10^-6 (±0.5 p.p.m.) FM TX mode within ±0.5x10^-6 ±2 kHz Sub: Within ±0.5x10^-6 ±600 Hz 
Tuning steps
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / FM / N-FM / CW / SSB / FSK 
Sensitivity
Main
SSB/CW/FSK (S/N 10 dB)
≤ 4 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
≤ 0.2µV (1.705 MHz ~ 24.5 MHz)
≤ 0.13µV (24.5 MHz ~ 30 MHz)
≤ 0.13µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
≤ 0.16µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 0.11µV (430 ~ 450 MHz)
≤ 0.11 µV (1240 ~ 1300 MHz)

AM (S/N 10 dB)
≤ 31.6 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
≤ 2µV (1.705 ~ 24.5 MHz)
≤ 1.3µV (24.5 ~ 30 MHz)
≤ 1.3µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
≤ 1.4µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 1.0µV (430 ~ 450 MHz)
≤ 1.0µV (1240 ~ 1300 MHz)

FM (12 dB SINAD)
≤ 0.22 µV (28 ~ 30 MHz)
≤ 0.22µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
≤ 0.25µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 0.18 µV (430 ~ 450 MHz)
≤ 0.18µV (1240 ~ 1300 MHz)

Sub
AM
≤ 2.25 µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 1.55 µV (438 ~ 450 MHz)

FM
≤ 0.40µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 0.28µV (438 ~ 450 MHz) 
Selectivity
Receiver system
SSB/CW/AM/FSK: Quadruple stereoheterodyne
FM: Triple conversion superheterodyne 
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
Main: >70 dB
Sub: >60 dB 
Audio output
1.5 Watts 8 ohms at 10% distortion 
Transmitter
Modulations
AM / FM / N-FM / CW / SSB / FSK 
RF-output
Max 100/100/100/50 W 
Connections
Antenna
SO-239 + N-type 
Impedance
50Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
13.8V DC +/-15% 
Current drain RX
Squelched 2.6 A 
TX
Max 20.5 A 
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
270 × 96 × 317 mm (10.63 × 3.78 × 12.48 in)  
Weight
7.5 kg (16.5 lbs)  
Form factor
 
Manufactured
Between 2000 and 2014  
Other features
Memories
300 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Kenwood 
Model
TS-B2000
Features
DSP. Built-in 1K2/9K6 TNC. Auto-AT on HF/6 m. DX-Cluster functions. 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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