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TS-480HX
  • TS-480HX
  • TS-480HX

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TS-480HX

HF/6m Base/Mobile Transceiver (200 watts/no ATU)


Supplied With

CableYes, Head to body cables - 1 x 4m and 1 x 20cm
D.C. CableYes, 2 x DC cables
FuseYes, 2 x 25 Amp and 1 x 4 Amp
Instruction ManualYes, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish & Dutch
Line FilterYes, 2 filters
MicrophoneYes, MC-43S-type
Mounting BracketYes, Mobile, base and portable brackets
PlugsYes, 1 x 6-pin mini-DIN and 1 x 8-pin mini-DIN
Screw SetYes

Amateur Radio General Features

1750 Hz Tone Burst Function.Yes
2 Beat Cancellation Modes (SSB/AM)BC1/BC2 Modes
2 Noise Reduction FunctionsYes
AF DSP with 100 MHz Clock RateYes
All Mode Squelch FunctionYes
Antenna Socket2 x SO-239 on flying leads
AttenuatorYes
Auto Power OffYes
COM Port - D-sub 9-pinYes
Connector for External ATUYes
Connector for Remote/Linear AmpYes
CTCSS Encoder/DecoderYes, 42 EIA Tones
CW Key SocketYes, 1 x 3.5mm for Straight Key
1 x 3.5mm for Paddle/External Keyer
Data Connection for External TNCYes
Digital Noise LimiterYes
Direct Frequency EntryYes
Front Panel KeyPadYes
FSK Reverse ModeYes
High Frequency StabilityYes
Illuminated Front Panel KeysYes
Internal VOXYes
Key Beep On/OffYes
Key LockYes
Large Amber-coloured Backlit LCD DisplayYes
Loudspeaker Socket3.5 mm
Memory Channel Lock-outYes
Memory Channels with Alpha-tagging100 Memory Channels
Menu System for individual set-upYes
Microphone SocketRJ-45
MR-ShiftYes
Multiple Scan FunctionsYes
Optional IF FiltersYes
Packet Cluster Tune (with TM-D700E)Yes
PC Programmable MemoriesYes
PC Radio Control ProgramYes
Programmable Function KeyYes
PSK31 CompatibleYes
Quad-Mixer for improved RX performanceYes
Receiver Hi-cut/Lo-cut DSP Slope FiltersYes
Receiver Noise BlankerYes
Remote Operation via the InternetWith Free Kenwood Software (Broadband connection recommended)
RF Gain ControlYes
Selectable Squelch ConfigurationYes
Separate LCD Control Head with Built-in SpeakerYes
Speech ProcessorYes
Supplied with "Head to body" one piece bracketYes
Time-Out TimerYes
Transfer-Set (TF-Set) FunctionYes
Transverter Display FunctionYes
Twin Cooling FansYes
TX Audio FilterYes
TX MonitorYes
TX/RX EqualizerYes
Wide/Narrow Deviation SelectionYes

Amateur HF Specifications

HF Output Power200 W SSB/FM/CW/FSK, 50 W AM
50 MHz RF Output Power100 W SSB/FM/CW/FSK, 25 W AM
5 W Minimum Output for QRP operationYes
Antenna Impedance - 50 OhmYes
Audio Output PowerMore than 2 W (8 Ohm, 10% distortion)
Current Drain (approx.)41 A at 200 W (2 x 20.5 A feed)
DC Power Requirements13.8 V ± 15%
Frequency StabilityMain Unit = within ± 5ppm -20 °C to +60 °C
Microphone Impedance - 600 OhmYes
ModesSSB (J3E), CW (A1A), FSK (F1B), FM (F3E), AM (A3E)
Operating Temperature Range-20 °C to + 60 °C
Receiver Beat EliminationMore than 40 dB
Receiver CircuitrySSB/CW/AM/FSK = Double Superheterodyne. FM = Triple Superheterodyne
Receiver Frequency Range30 kHz to 60 MHz
Receiver IF Rejection RatioMore than 70 dB
Receiver Image Rejection RatioMore than 70 dB
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - 1st/2nd/3rd IF73.095 kHz/10.695 kHz/455 kHz (FM only)
Receiver SelectivitySSB/CW/FSK = more than 2.4 kHz at -6 dB
AM = more than 5.0 kHz at -6 dB
FM = more than 12.0 kHz at -6 dB
Receiver Sensitivity - 0.5 - 1.705 MHzSSB/CW/FSK - less than 4 µV,
AM - less than 31.6 µV
Receiver Sensitivity - 1.705 - 24.5 MHzSSB/CW/FSK - less than 0.2 µV,
AM - less than 2 µV
Receiver Sensitivity - 24.5 - 30 MHzSSB/CW/FSK - less than 0.13 µV,
AM - less than 1.3 µV
Receiver Sensitivity - 28 - 30 MHz (FM)Less than 0.22 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Receiver Sensitivity - 50 - 54 MHzSSB/CW/FSK - less than 0.13 µV,
AM - less than 1.3 µV
Receiver Squelch SensitivitySSB/CW/FSK/AM = less than 18 µV (0.5 -1.705 MHz), less than 1.8 µV (1.8 - 30 MHz), less than 1.1 µV (50 - 54 MHz)
FM = less than 0.2 µV (28 - 30 MHz - 50 - 54 MHz)
RIT Frequency Range± 9.99 kHz
Transmitter Carrier SupressionMore than 40 dB
Transmitter Frequency Range1.81 - 2.0 MHz/3.5 - 3.8 MHz/7.0 - 7.2 MHz/10.1 - 10.15 MHz/14.0 - 14.35 MHz/18.068 - 18.168 MHz/21.0 - 21.45 MHz/24.89 - 24.99 MHz/28.0 - 29.7 MHz/50 - 52 MHz
Transmitter Frequency Response400 Hz - 2600 Hz (within -6 dB)
Transmitter Maximum Frequency DeviationWide/Narrow = Less than ±5 kHz/2.5 kHz
Transmitter ModulationSSB/FM/AM = Balanced/Phase/Low Power
Transmitter Spurious RadiationHF = Less than -50 dB
Transmitter Spurious Radiation - 50 MHzLess than - 60 dB
Transmitter Unwanted Sideband SupressionMore than 40dB
XIT Frequency Range± 9.99 kHz
Dimensions - Main UnitW x H x D = 179 x 61 x 258 mm without projections
Dimensions - Head UnitW x H x D = 180 x 75 x 37 mm without projections
Weight - Head Unit0.5 kg
Weight - Main Unit3.2 kg

CW Features

Auto-Weighting, with adjustable manual fixed ratiosYes
Built-In Memory KeyerYes, Adjustable keying speeds from 10 - 60 wpm. Bug-Key function. 3 x 50-character memories with auto-repeat and interrupt functions.
CW AutotransmitYes
CW AutotuneYes
CW Pitch ControlYes, Adjustable from 400 Hz - 1000 Hz
CW-Reverse ModeYes
Full Break-In/Semi Break-InYes, Adjustable from 50 ms - 1000 ms
Microphone Paddle ModeYes
Paddle Reverse FunctionYes
Side Tone MonitorYes, With 10-step volume control
Terminal for CW paddle keyYes
Terminal for straight key/external electronic keyerYes