Kenwood TS120V

Picked up a second hand Kenwood TS120V.

I have a soft spot for these little radios. Previously owned one which I regret selling.

Was able to pick this one up for a $120. Full power output. Receiver great. She is a bit rough.

Need to address;

  • Cosmetic
    • front panel
    • surface rust
  • Logical
    • PLL Unlock, 15 meters only (Dots on display)
      • internal clean
      • Re solder joints
      • Realign
 
Taking the top off has revealed a straight but dirty radio.
Bit to do here…

Before:

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Real QRP action !

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Sensitivity:0.25 uV (10 dB S/N)

Type: Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-80 m
Mode: SSB/CW
RF Power output: Max 10 W
Selectivity: SSB: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection: N/A
Voltage: 12-16 VDC
Current drain: RX: 2 A
TX: 5 A
Impedance: 50 ohms, SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D): 241*94*235mm
Weight: 4.9Kg
Manufactured: Japan, 1978-19xx (Discontinued)
Other: Vox, NB, RIT, Digital readout
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2 responses to “Kenwood TS120V”

  1. VK2TWR says :

    a good little unit Had theTS-120S enjoy it 73 Rod

    • VK3HRA says :

      I was not looking for a QRP radio. Looking for a unit for the desk.
      Could not go past this for the money.
      She is in good codition. Dirty but not signs of mods.
      Will have to spend time cleaning and aligning the unit.

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