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The Kenwood TS-120S is designed for SSB and CW modes in the 80 through 10 meter ham bands plus WWV 15 MHz receive. All solid-state technology is input rated at 200 PEP input on SSB, 160W DC on CW (160 and 140W on 10 m). The TS-120S features a 100 Hz digital display with analog subdial. (This transceiver does not have general coverage receive).

General characteristics

HAM bands
80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Continuous
Memories
4 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
10-80 m + WWV
Modulations
CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
0.5 µV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity
SSB: 2.4 kHz (-6 dB), 4.2 kHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.5 kHz (-60 dB), with optionalo CW filter
Filters
500 Hz CW
Receiver system
Single conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
8.83 MHz
Image rejection
50 dB
Audio output
1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms

Transmitter

TX-range
10-80 m
Modulations
CW   USB   LSB  
RF-output
SSB: ±10 W PEP (25 W PEP input)
CW: ±10 W DC (20 W DC input)

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
2 A
TX
5 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
241 × 94 × 235 mm (9.49 × 3.70 × 9.25 in)
Weight
4.90 kg (10.8 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1978 and 19xx in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Vox
NB
RIT
Digital readout
Accessories
Antenna tuner
Ham clock, 24 hour type
High performance dynamic headphones, 8 ohms
Deluxe headphones, 8 ohms
Mobile mount
Dynamic hand microphone. 50 Kohm
Dynamic hand microphone. 500 ohms
Dynamic desk microphone. 500 ohms or 50 Kohm switchable
Regulated power supply. 13.8 V DC, 4.5 A
Regulated power supply. 13.8 V DC, 20 A
External speaker
External VFO
500 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 8.83 MHz
RigReference ID
3475
MPN
KENWOOD-TS-000120V

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Kenwood TS-120S Service Manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Kenwood TS-120S User Manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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