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General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
Continuous
Memories
40 channels in 4 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.15-30 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   FSK  
Sensitivity
AM (10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.5 MHz: 10 µV
0.5-1.8 MHz: ? µV
1.8-30 MHz: 2 µV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 32 µV
1.8-30 MHz: 0.5 µV
SSB/CW/FSK (10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.5 MHz: 1 µV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 4 µV
1.8-30 MHz: 0.2 µV
Selectivity
N-AM
2.4 kHz (-6 dB), 3.6 kHz (-60 dB)
W-AM
6 kHz (-6 dB), 15 kHz (-50 dB)
FM
12 kHz (-6 dB), 22 kHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW/FSK
2.4 kHz (-6 dB), 3.6 kHz (-60 dB)
Filters
250 / 500 Hz CW, 6 kHz AM (Optional)
Receiver system
Triple (FM) / Quadruple conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 45.05 MHz
2nd: 8.83 MHz
3rd: 455 kHz
4th: 100 kHz
Image rejection
80 dB (1.8-30 MHz)
Audio output
1.5 W into 8 ohms

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   FSK  
RF-output
250 W PEP, AM: 140W DC input

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
20-150Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (120 / 220 / 240 V AC)
Current drain RX
80 W
TX
510 W max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
401 × 141 × 350 mm (15.79 × 5.55 × 13.78 in)
Weight
18.50 kg (40.8 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1985 and 19xx in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Auto-AT option
Accessories
Internal automatic antenna tuner
Communications headphones
Light-weight open air communications headphones
Deluxe communications headphones
Micro headphones
Hand microphone
Desk microphone
Phone patch
Station monitor
TXCO
External speaker
Voice synthesizer
500 Hz CW filter (455 kHz IF)
250 Hz CW filter (455 kHz IF)
6 kHz AM filter (8.83 MHz IF)
500 Hz CW filter (8.83 MHz IF)
RigReference ID
3516
MPN
KENWOOD-TS-000940S

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Kenwood TS-940S Service manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Kenwood TS-940S Instruction manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Kenwood TS-940S Technical Notes PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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2020 USD 305.00 Used / Mint Ashy Asher
2013 USD 799.95 Used / Good universal-radio
2011 USD 600.00 Used / Okay KJ4VOV

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