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Kenwood / Trio TS-120S

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-80 m + WWV in 9 bands
3.5-4.0 MHz
7.0-7.3 MHz
14.0-14.35 MHz
21.0-21.45 MHz
28.0-28.5 MHz
28.5-29.0 MHz
29.0-29.5 MHz
29.5-29.7 MHz
WWV 15.0 MHz (RX only)
Tuning steps:Continuous
Frequency stability: Within 1 KHz during the first hour after power on.
Within 100 Hz during any 30 minute period thereafter.
Mode:SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 4 regular
XTAL controlled
Repeater shift / offset:No
Power supply:12-16 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 700 mA
TX: Max 18 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):241*94*293 mm (9.49*3.7*11.54")
Weight:5.6 Kg (12.3 lb)
Other features:VOX. NB. RIT. IF-shift.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 8.83 MHz
Sensitivity:0.5 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: SSB: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.5 KHz (-60 dB), with optional CW filter
Image rejection:50 dB
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

10 m15-80 m
SSB (PEP):~80 W (160 W input)~100 W (200 W input)
CW (DC):~80 W (140 W input)~100 W (160 W input)
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):No FM
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm to 50 Kohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1979-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (28 MB)
1979 advertisement
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
AT-120
HC-2
HS-4
HS-5
MB-100
MC-30S
MC-35S
MC-50
PS-20
PS-30
SP-120
VFO-120
YK-88C
Antenna tuner
Ham clock, 24 hour type
High performance dynamic headphones, 8 ohms
Deluxe headphones, 8 ohms
Mobile mount
Dynamic hand microphone. 50 Kohm
Dynamic hand microphone. 500 ohms
Dynamic desk microphone. 500 ohms or 50 Kohm switchable
Regulated power supply. 13.8 VDC, 4.5 A (QRP only)
Regulated power supply. 13.8 VDC, 20 A
External speaker
External VFO
500 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 8.83 MHz