The Kenwood TS-530S follows in the tradition of the successful Kenwood TS-520S. It is designed for SSB and CW modes in the 160 through 10 meter ham bands, and additionally includes the 30, 17 and 12 meter WARC bands. Power input is 220W PEP SSB and 180W DC CW. The finals are a pair of 6146B tubes. Refinements include: RIT, XIT, IF Shift, RF Attenuator, VOX, variable Noise Blanker and Wide-Narrow selectivity switch. (This transceiver does not have general coverage receive).
The Kenwood TS-530SP adds a Notch filter.
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