Kenwood 9R-59DS

Desktop Shortwave receiver

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The 9R59DS was economy type of 9R-59D.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.55-30 MHz
TX-range
-
HAM bands
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Stability
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Tuning steps
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Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Receiver system
Tubes
IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
?
Audio output
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Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
?

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
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TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
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Weight
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Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1968 and 1969 in Japan
MPN
KENWOOD-000009R-59DS

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Kenwood 9R 59DS Schematic Diagram submitted by RigReference
Kenwood 9R 59DS User Manual submitted by RigReference
 
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Good Allrounder

Kenwood 9R-59DS, Desktop Shortwave receiver

All tube receiver gives a great account for itself until you hit the top band. Injection from the local oscillator fades away above about 20-23Mhz and the unit basically goes deaf. I have tried new and different LO tubes and managed to get it working properly with a cathode follower and optional regulator tube. For the vintage, a good receiver.

Written by MrBones on Mar 15, 2013

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Performance
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User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2013

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