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General characteristics

HAM bands
80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
Less than 100 Hz after 30 minute warm-up, less than 2 kHz in first hour of operation
Tuning steps
Continuous

Receiver

RX-range
10-80 m in 7 bands
Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
15-80 m: better than 0.5 µV (10 dB S/N)
10 m: better than 1.5 µV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity
2.7 kHz (-6 dB), 5.0 kHz (-55 dB)
Filters
?
Receiver system
Superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
≥ 60 dB
Audio output
> 1 watts (with 10% distortion)

Transmitter

TX-range
10-80 m in 7 bands
Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
RF-output
15-80 m: 160 W (input), 10 m: 120 W (input)

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50-75Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (with PS-500AC)
Current drain RX
250 W max
TX
450 W max

Physical

Manufactured
Between 197x and 19xx in USA
Dimensions (w×h×d)
330 × 220 × 300 mm (12.99 × 8.66 × 11.81 in)
Weight
7.98 kg (17.6 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station

Other features

Memories
None
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
External speaker
External Remove VFO
MPN
KENWOOD-TS-000500

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Kenwood TS-500 Operating Manual PDF - 3.72 MB, submitted by RigReference
 
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