Kenwood TS-500

Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

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General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
Less than 100 Hz after 30 minute warm-up, less than 2 kHz in first hour of operation
Tuning steps
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Receiver

RX-range
10-80 m
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
1.2 kHz (-6 dB), 2.4 kHz (-60 dB)
Filters
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Receiver system
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IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
50 dB
Audio output
> 1 watts (with 10% distortion)

Transmitter

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

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50/75 Ω
Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains (with PS-500)
Current drain RX
180 W max
TX
315 W max

Physical

Manufactured
Between 197x and 19xx
Dimensions (w×h×d)
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Weight
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Form factor
Base Station

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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MPN
KENWOOD-TS-000500

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