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"Software defined" radio. Download new functions from your computer. New price 2003 in the US: $795.00

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
100 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.5-30 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   AFSK  
Sensitivity
SSB/CW: 0.2-0.35 µV (10 dB SINAD @ 2.4 kHz bandwidth)
AM: 0.5-0.9 µV (10 dB SINAD @ 6 kHz bandwidth)
FM: 0.35-0.6 µV (12 dB SINAD @ 15 kHz bandwidth)
Selectivity
35 built-in filters
SSB/CW: 200-3000 Hz
AM: 400-6000 Hz
FM: 15 kHz
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
80 dB
Audio output
?

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   AFSK  
RF-output
1-20 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
?
TX
Max 6 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
216 × 70 × 246 mm (8.50 × 2.76 × 9.69 in)
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Form factor
Unknown
Manufactured
Between 2003 and 200x in USA

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Scanning. CTCSS encoder. PSK31-ready. IF-DSP.
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
4159
MPN
TEN-TEC-ARGONAUT-V-(000516)

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Ten-Tec 516 Argonaut V Operator's Manual PDF - 8.40 MB, submitted by Gerd
 
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Reviews & stories

Rating Title Submitted
Argonaut V (516) HF Transceiver. 10 years ago by N4UED

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 Ten-Tec Argonaut V (516). 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 Ten-Tec Argonaut V (516) is around:

  • USD 697.00 ~ USD 150.00
  • GBP 99.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 698.00 Used / Good eBay
2018 GBP 100.00 Used / Good John G8CCD
2008 USD 600.00 Used / Good N4UED
2007 USD 890.00 New / Mint KD8GNC
2003 USD 795.00 New / Mint RigReference

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