Kenwood TS-890S Base Station Amateur Transceiver

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The Kenwood TS-890S transceiver made its world debut at the 2018 Hamvention® in Xenia, Ohio. A prototype was available to view under glass. Operating 180 to 6 meters, it features full down conversion receiver with h-mode mixer and High C/N 1st LO. It has four built in roofing filers: 500 Hz, 2.7 kHz, 6 kHz and 15 kHz (optional 270 Hz). The TS-890S has a 7 inch color TFT display with roofing frequency sampling band scope, auto scroll mode, USB audio, multi information screen, DVI-I . Remote control operation with direct IP connection (without computer) is supported. A 100 watt heavy duty built-in antenna tuner is standard. Kenwood is estimating delivery for 4th quarter of 2018.

Frequency range

RX-range
0.1-30 / 50-54 MHz
TX-range
10-160 m + WARC + 60 m + 6 m
EU version: 4 m (70 MHz)
HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  6m  10m  4m 
Stability
± 0.1 p.p.m. (0 °C to + 50 °C)
Tuning steps
Continuous
Filters
500 Hz, 2.7 kHz, 6 kHz and 15 kHz (optional 270 Hz)

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   FSK   Digital (other)  
Sensitivity
SSB (1b dB S/N): 0.5-0.13 µV
AM (10 dB S/N): 6.3-1.3 µV
FM (12 dB SINAD): 0.22 µV
Selectivity
SSB/FSK/PSK: 2.4 kHz @ -6 dB, 4.4 kHz @ -60 dB
CW: 500 Hz @ -6 dB, 1.2 kHz @ -60 dB
AM: 6.0 kHz @ -6 dB, 12.0 kHz @ -60 dB
FM: 12.0 kHz @ -6 dB, 25.0 kHz @ -60 dB
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 8.248 MHz
2nd: 24 kHz (FM: 36 kHz)
Image rejection
-
Audio output
1.5 W into 8 Ohm

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   FSK   Digital (other)  
RF-Output
Max 100 W (AM 25 W)

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC +/- 15%
Current drain RX
3 A max
TX
22.5 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
410 × 158 × 387 mm (16.14 × 6.22 × 15.24 in) Projections included
Weight
17.00 kg (37.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 2018 and 20xx in Japan
MPN

Other features

Memories
-
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
DSP
Built-in auto antenna tuner (ATU)
7 inch color screen
Accessories
-

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