Login or Register to upload images

23 cm/10W option.

General characteristics

HAM bands
2m  70cm 
Frequency stability
≤ 3 p.p.m.
Tuning steps
?
Memories
30 channels in bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz
1240-1300 MHz option
Modulations
FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
FM: 0.22 µV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.16 µV
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
Single/double/triple/quadruple conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 10.695/75.925/287.175 MHz
2nd: 0.455/10.695/41.415 MHz
3rd: -/0.455/10.695 MHz
4th: -/-/455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
1.5 W / 8 ohms @ 10% THD

Transmitter

TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz
1240-1300 MHz option
Modulations
FM   CW   USB   LSB  
RF-output
FM: 45/40 W, SSB/CW: 35/30 W, 23cm: 10 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239 + N-type
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC +/-15%
Current drain RX
2.5 A
TX
Max 15 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
342 × 134 × 369 mm (13.46 × 5.28 × 14.53 in)
Weight
9.20 kg (20.3 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1988 and 199x in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Twin RX
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
3507
MPN
KENWOOD-TS-000790E

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Kenwood TS-790 A/E Instruction Manual PDF - 1.94 MB, submitted by Wim
Kenwood TS-790 A/E Service Manual PDF - 37.67 MB, submitted by Wim
 
Upload relevant documents

Reviews & stories

Do you know this rig? Tell us something about it!

New and second-hand prices

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. We collect prices paid by real hams over the years to help you estimate the value of a used Kenwood TS-790E. Just bought or sold this model? Let us know what you traded it for and help other ham operators!

Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Kenwood TS-790E is around:

  • EUR 451.00
  • USD 273.00 ~ USD 278.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 280.00 Used / Okay Jim M.
2020 USD 600.00 Used / Mint Alex MacKenzie
2016 EUR 550.00 Used / Good radiomar
2013 USD 550.00 Used / Good KW9JGH

Login or Register to submit prices

Links & tools