Kenwood TS 590SG 70th Anniversary.
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The Limited Edition Kenwood TS 590SG 70th Anniversary Transceiver.
A Chance to own something special from Kenwood.
Kenwood TS 590SG 70th Anniversary Limited Edition.
JVCKENWOOD Corporation was happy to announce that, to commemorate KENWOOD’s 70th anniversary, it has produced a limited edition of the TS-590SG – the renowned HF/50MHz transceiver noted for its exceptional RX performance and operating ease.
This Special Black version of the TS-590SG, identified by a special serial number, will go on sale this September, with overseas availability limited to 230 units in the US market, and 150 units in Europe.
Based on the current TS 590SG HF/50MHz transceiver, the Kenwood TS 590SG 70th Anniversary version features a distinctive front panel, main dial and glass screen.
As a special deluxe model, it thus offers the highest levels of performance, functional versatility and quality in this product category – a reputation already established by the current model.
We feel confident that this limited edition will more than satisfy the high expectations of our customers with an eye for elegant design.
A total of only 470 units of the Special Black TS-590SG will be made available worldwide, with a special serial number (unique for each market) applied to the rear panel.
Kenwood Ts 590SG 70th Anniversary Key Features.-
TS-590SG Upgraded features, replaces the original TS-590S model.
Enhanced RX performance with superb 3rd-order Dynamic Range.
Extended Digital IF Filter selections.
New On-screen CW decoder.
“ANT Out” function like TS-990S.
TX/RX Equalizer DSP now settable per Mode.
Now up to 20 steps adjustment for TX Monitor and CW Side-tone.
Enhanced VGS-1 “Voice Guide” functions.
New Quick Split-frequency Operation function like TS-990S.
New Tri-Colour LCD Display (Amber, Green or Yellow).
De-luxe new VFO knob design.
CE Marked Yes
Factory Quality Certification and Location ISO 9001.
Manufactured in Singapore.
RoHS EU Directive Compliant Yes.
WEEE EU Directive Compliant Yes.
Amateur Radio General Features.-
Antenna Socket 2 x SO-239 for HF/50MHz.
1 x RCA (Receive-only, up to 30MHz).
Attenuator Yes, On/Off setting stored in memory for each band.
Built-in Auto ATU 1.8 MHz to 50 MHz coverage (3:1 Impedance Range approx.).
COM Port Yes, 1 x USB-B.
1 x D-Sub 9-pin male.
Compatible with External TNC Yes.
Connector for Remote/Linear Amp Yes.
CTCSS Encoder/Decoder Yes, 42 tone frequencies, plus tone-scan function. “Cross Tone” allows different RX/TX tones.
Digital Noise Limiter Yes.
Direct-access Band Buttons Yes, Direct-access Band Buttons: Yes 10 buttons for Amateur bands 1.8 – 50 MHz plus 1 button for General Coverage.
3 band-memories per button.
Direct Frequency Entry Yes.
“DRV” Low Level Drive Output Terminal Yes, RCA jack – 1 mW output covers 1.8 to 50 MHz bands plus the 135.80-137.70 kHz LF band.
DSP Functions 32bit Floating-Point IF DSP.
Lo-cut/Hi-cut, Shift/Width and IF Filter A/B.
Auto/Manual Notch (Wide/Narrow).
Noise Blanker (Digital/Analogue).
Beat Cancel function BC1/BC2.
Noise Reduction function NR1/NR2.
Front Panel KeyPad Yes.
FSK Reverse Mode Yes.
High Frequency Stability Yes.
Internal VOX Yes, Adjustable 10 levels. Delay time adjustable 150 – 3000 ms. Anti-VOX function. Data VOX function on USB and Com ports.
Key Beep Yes – adjustable + OFF.
Key Lock Yes.
Loudspeaker Socket 3.5 mm.
Memory Channels with Alpha-tagging 120 Memory Channels.
Menu System for individual set-up Yes, Dual menus, A & B, for instant switching between configurations.
Plus “Quck Menu” system for individual customization.
Microphone Socket 8-pin “Chrome” type.
Multiple Scan Functions Yes.
Packet Cluster Tune Function Yes, With TM-D710E, TM-D700E or TH-D72E.
PC Programmable Memories Yes.
PC Radio Control Program Yes.
Power-On Message Yes.
Pre-amplifier Yes, On/Off setting stored in memory for each band.
Programmable Function Keys Yes, 2 Front panel keys.
In addition the MC-43 & MC-47 microphones’ UP/DWN buttons are programmable – the MC-47 also has 4 dedicated PF keys.
Receiver Hi-cut/Lo-cut DSP Slope Filters Yes.
Receiver Noise Blanker Yes.
Receiver Notch Filter Function Yes – DSP Auto Notch & Manual Notch (Wide/Narrow).
Remote Operation via the Internet Via ARHP-590 Radio Host Program. Free download from.-RX Functions DSP AGC with Selectable Time Constant.
RX DSP Equalizer.
RF Gain, AF Gain, Squelch Level.
Selectable Squelch Configuration Yes
Sky Command 2 Yes, In conjunction with a Kenwood TM-D710E, TM-D700E or TH-D72E (“Transporter”) plus a TM-D710E, TM-D700E or TH-D72E (Commander”).
Speech Processor Yes.
Time-Out Timer Yes.
Transfer-Set (TF-Set) Function Yes.
Transverter Display Function TS-590S display shows transverter frequency. Now up to full power available in transverter mode.
Twin Cooling Fans Yes.
TX Functions Speech Processor (Adjustable In/Out Levels.
Changeable TX Filter Bandwidth.
TX Audio Monitor.
TX DSP Equalizer settings per Mode.
VOX (Adjustable Gain and Delay Time settings).
MIC Gain Control.
CAR Level Setting.
Adjustable Power Output.
Variable LCD Brightness Yes, Ajustable to 4 levels and off.
Wide/Narrow Deviation Selection Yes.
Amateur HF Specifications.
HF Output Power 100 W SSB/FM/CW/FSK, 25 W AM.
50 MHz RF Output Power 100 W SSB/FM/CW/FSK, 25 W AM.
5 W Minimum Output for QRP operation Yes.
Antenna Impedance – 50 Ohm Yes.
Antenna Tunable Range (160 – 6 m Bands) – 16.7 Ohm to 150 Ohm Yes.
Audio Output Impedance – 8 Ohm Yes.
Audio Output Power More than 1.5 W (8 Ohm, 10% distortion).
Continuous RX: 130 kHz – 60 MHz Yes.
Current Drain (approx.) TX – 20.5 Amps.
RX (No signal) – 1.5 Amps.
DC Power Requirements 13.8 V ± 15%.
Frequency Stability ± 5 ppm, -10°C to + 50°C (± 0.5 ppm with optional TCXO).
Microphone Impedance – 600 Ohm Yes.
Modes A1A (CW), J3E (SSB), A3E (AM), F3E (FM), F1D (FSK).
Notch Filter Attenuation Auto Mode – More than 60 dB.
Manual Mode – More than 70 dB.
Operating Temperature Range -10 °C to + 50 °C.
Receiver Beat Elimination More than 40 dB.
Receiver Circuitry SSB, CW, AM, FSK – Double Superheterodyne.
FM – Triple Superheterodyne.
Receiver Frequency Range 0.13 MHz – 60 MHz (VFO from 30 kHz).
Receiver Intermediate Frequency – 1st/2nd/3rd IF RX1 – 11.374 MHz/24 kHz/ -.
RX2 – 73.095 MHz/10.695 MHz/24 kHz (except FM)/455 kHz (FM).
Receiver Selectivity SSB – More than 2.2 kHz @ -6 dB/Less than 4.4 kHz @ -60 dB.
CW/FSK – More than 500Hz @ -6 dB/Less than 1.2 kHz @ -60 dB.
AM – More than 6 kHz @ -6 dB/Less than 12 kHz @ -50 dB.
FM – More than 12 kHz @ -6 dB/Less than 25 kHz @ -50 dB.
Receiver Sensitivity – 0.13 – 0.522 MHz SSB/CW/FSK – Less than 0.5 µV.
AM – Less than 6.3 µV.
Receiver Sensitivity – 0.522 – 1.705 MHz SSB/CW/FSK – Less than 4 µV.
AM – Less than 31.6 µV.
Receiver Sensitivity – 1.705 – 24.5 MHz SSB/CW/FSK – Less than 0.2 µV.
AM – Less than 2 µV.
Receiver Sensitivity – 24.5 – 30 MHz SSB/CW/FSK – Less than 0.13 µV.
AM – Less than 1.3 µV
Receiver Sensitivity – 28 – 30 MHz (FM) Less than 0.22 µV
Receiver Sensitivity – 50 – 54 MHz SSB/CW/FSK – Less than 0.13 µV
AM – Less than 1.3 µV.
FM – Less than 0.22 µV.
Receiver Spurious Response Image Ratio – More than 70 dB.
IF Rejection – More than 70 dB.
Receiver Squelch Sensitivity SSB/CW/FSK/AM.
0.13 – 0.522 MHz – Less than -92 dBm 5.6µV.
0.522 – 1.705 MHz – Less than -82 dBm 18µV.
1.705 – 30 MHz – Less than -102 dBm 1.8µV.
50 – 54 MHz – Less than -106 dBm 1.1µV.
28-30 MHz – Less than -121 dBm 0.2 dB µV .
50-54 MHz – Less than -121 dBm 0.2 dB µV.
RIT Frequency Range ± 9.999 kHz.
Transmitter Carrier Supression More than 50 dB.
Transmitter Frequency Range 1.8 MHz – 50 MHz, plus 136 kHz low-level output. A dealer expansion adds TX on 5 MHz (where permitted) and 100 – 522 kHz TX.
Transmitter Frequency Response 400 – 2600 Hz (within -6 dB)
Transmitter Maximum Frequency Deviation FM – Less than ± 5 kHz (Wide) & less than ± 2.5 kHz (Narrow).
Transmitter Modulation Method SSB/FM/AM – Balanced/Reactance/Low-power.
Transmitter Spurious Radiation HF – Less than -50 dB.
Transmitter Spurious Radiation – 50 MHz Less than – 60 dB.
Transmitter Unwanted Sideband Supression More than 50dB.
XIT Frequency Range ± 9.999 kHz.
Dimensions W x H x D = 270 x 96 x 291 mm without projections.
Weight 7.4 kg.
Kenwood TS 590SG 70th Annioversary CW Features.-
Built-In Memory Keyer Yes, 4-Channel message memory, approx 50 characters per memory. Auto-repeat function. Interupt playback to insert text function. Dot-dash reverse function.
CW Autotransmit Yes
CW Autotune Yes
CW Pitch Control Yes, Pitch adjustable 300 Hz – 1000 Hz
CW-Reverse Mode Yes
Full Break-In/Semi Break-In Yes, Semi Break-In delay adjustable 50 ms – 1000 ms
Iambic Modes A and B Built-in Yes
Microphone Paddle Mode Yes
Side Tone Monitor Yes, With 10-step volume control
Terminal for CW paddle key Yes, 6.3mm/1/4″ 3-conductor socket
Terminal for straight key/external electronic keyer Yes, 3.5mm/1/8″ 2-conductor socket
The Kenwood TS 590SG 70th Anniversary Supplied With.-
D.C. Cable Yes
Fuse Yes, 1 x 25 Amp, 1 x 4 Amp
Instruction Manual Yes
Line Filter Yes
Microphone Yes, MC-43S-type
Plugs Yes, 1 x 7-pin DIN, 1 x 13-pin DIN
Screw Set Yes.
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