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Kenwood TS-50S

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.5-30 MHz
Tuning steps:AM/SSB/CW: 5-200 Hz
FM: 50 Hz to 2 KHz
Frequency stability:10 ppm @ -10 to +50C (14 to 122F)
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 100 regular
RAM storage with lithium battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 1.45 A (No signal)
TX: Max 20.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):179*60*233 mm (7.05*2.36*9.17")
Weight:2.9 Kg (6.4 lb)
Other features:CTCSS/PL encoder. 1750 Hz repeater tone. NB. AIP. IF shift.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 73.045 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 73.045 MHz
2nd IF: 10.695 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S+N/N)
0.5-1.5 MHz: 2.5 uV
1.5-1.7 MHz: 3.5 uV
1.7-30 MHz: 2.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S+N/N)
0.5-1.5 MHz: 0.25 uV
1.5-1.7 MHz: 0.35 uV
1.7-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
Selectivity: AM: 5 KHz (-6 dB), 40 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 5% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm mono, 8-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

MaxMidMin
AM:25 W17 W5.5 W
FM:100 W50 W10 W
SSB (PEP):100 W50 W10 W
CW:100 W50 W10 W
Modulation system:> AM: Low-level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1993-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info: New price 1993 in Sweden: SEK 13950:-
New price 1996 in Sweden: SEK 11542:-
Related documents:User manual (2.3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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