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.
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