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This rig was followed by the Kenwood TS-520SE.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
?

Receiver

RX-range
160-10 m
Modulations
CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
0.25 µV S+N/N 10 dB or more
Selectivity
SSB: 2.4 kHz (-6 dB), 4.4 kHz (-60 dB)
CW: 0.5 kHz (-6 dB), 1.5 kHz (-60 dB) with optional CW filter
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
Better than 50 dB
Audio output
?

Transmitter

TX-range
160-10 m
Modulations
CW   SSB  
RF-output
Max 100 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50/75 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC or mains
Current drain RX
5 A (heaters on), 0.6 A (heaters off)
TX
15 A max.

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
333 × 153 × 335 mm (13.11 × 6.02 × 13.19 in)
Weight
16.00 kg (35.3 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 19xx and 19xx

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
3490
MPN
KENWOOD-TS-000520S

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A classic and still a good performer 8 years ago by N3PDT

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Kenwood TS-520S is around:

  • USD 166.00 ~ USD 87.00
  • AUD 139.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2012 USD 275.00 Used / Good N3PDT
2010 AUD 350.00 Used / Mint BT1
2009 USD 275.00 Used / Good N3PDT
2009 USD 275.00 Used / Good N3PDT
1993 USD 450.00 Used / Good ke3oxmsd

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