Kenwood TS-B2000 HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver

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The Kenwood TS-B2000 is a 'silver box' version of the Kenwood TS-2000. It is designed for computer operation with the supplied ARCP-2000 Radio Control program. Or it is suitable for mobile applications with the use of the optional RC-2000 Mobile Controller.

Kenwood discontinued the TS-B2000 in November 2014.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.03-60 / 118-174 / 220-512 MHz
23 cm/10 W option.
TX-range
10-160 m + WARC / 6 m / 2 m / 70 cm
HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  6m  2m  70cm  23cm  10m 
Stability
Main: Other mode within ±0.5 x 10^-6 (±0.5 p.p.m.) FM TX mode within ±0.5x10^-6 ±2 kHz Sub: Within ±0.5x10^-6 ±600 Hz
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM   CW   SSB   FSK  
Sensitivity
Main
SSB/CW/FSK (S/N 10 dB)
≤ 4 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
≤ 0.2µV (1.705 MHz ~ 24.5 MHz)
≤ 0.13µV (24.5 MHz ~ 30 MHz)
≤ 0.13µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
≤ 0.16µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 0.11µV (430 ~ 450 MHz)
≤ 0.11 µV (1240 ~ 1300 MHz)

AM (S/N 10 dB)
≤ 31.6 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
≤ 2µV (1.705 ~ 24.5 MHz)
≤ 1.3µV (24.5 ~ 30 MHz)
≤ 1.3µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
≤ 1.4µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 1.0µV (430 ~ 450 MHz)
≤ 1.0µV (1240 ~ 1300 MHz)

FM (12 dB SINAD)
≤ 0.22 µV (28 ~ 30 MHz)
≤ 0.22µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
≤ 0.25µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 0.18 µV (430 ~ 450 MHz)
≤ 0.18µV (1240 ~ 1300 MHz)

Sub
AM
≤ 2.25 µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 1.55 µV (438 ~ 450 MHz)

FM
≤ 0.40µV (144 ~ 148 MHz)
≤ 0.28µV (438 ~ 450 MHz)
Selectivity
-
Receiver system
SSB/CW/AM/FSK: Quadruple stereoheterodyne FM: Triple conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
Main: >70 dB Sub: >60 dB
Audio output
1.5 Watts 8 ohms at 10% distortion

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM   CW   SSB   FSK  
RF-Output
Max 100/100/100/50 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239 + N-type
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC +/-15%
Current drain RX
Squelched 2.6 A
TX
Max 20.5 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
270 × 96 × 317 mm (10.63 × 3.78 × 12.48 in)
Weight
7.50 kg (16.5 lbs)
Form factor
Unknown
Manufactured
Between 2000 and 2014
MPN

Other features

Memories
300 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
DSP. Built-in 1K2/9K6 TNC. Auto-AT on HF/6 m. DX-Cluster functions.
Accessories
-

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  • USD 695.00
Price Condition Year User
USD 1399.95 Good / New 2010 HRO

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