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Kenwood TS-990S on Sherwood’s Receiver Test Table

Rob Sherwood, with Sherwood Engineering, just updated his receiver test data table with the Kenwood TS-990S: The TS-990S comes in 13th place, sorted by third-order dynamic range narrow spaced, just under the Flex-1500 QRP SDR transceiver. Of course, the TS-990S … Continue reading

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Kenwood TS-990 Series English Press Release

Those of you following the Kenwood TS-990 will be happy to know that Kenwood has finally published an official press release with specifications and other details. They are announcing a suggested retail price of ¥798,000, or $9,138.78 US as of … Continue reading

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Kenwood TS-990S Brochure

Click here to download the Kenwood TS-990S brochure. For future information on the TS-990S, follow the tag: TS-990

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Video of Kenwood TS-990 at the 2012 Tokyo Hamfair

Admittedly, I love the analogesque dial above the tuning knob:

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The Kenwood TS-990S: Some preliminary specs and features

At Dayton, I had a chance to ask Kenwood reps about the TS-990S.  They did have a few details, but many (such as price) are still rather vague. I made notes on these: This rig will weigh in at 57 … Continue reading

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Photos of the Kenwood TS-990

The display model of the Kenwood TS-990 is covered under plexiglass in Hara Arena. Here are a few photos I took this morning. Note that they’ve covered the back panel of the radio with black cloth.  

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Kenwood’s booth the day before

I just walked past the Kenwood booth where they’ve prepared a place for the TS-990S. I have a feeling it’s going to be very busy here tomorrow morning. I will fight my way through the crowds and grab a few … Continue reading

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Kenwood publishes first photo of the Kenwood TS-990S

When you open your June 2012 issue of QST, you will find that Kenwood has published a photo and ad (see below) of their new TS-990S in advance of Dayton. We also know a few specs/features: Full HF bands and … Continue reading

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Kenwood press release for the TS-990

Kenwood released the following press release today. I had hoped it would contain more information. We did recently learn about some TS-990 facts, and now, through this Kenwood PR,  we learn that the TS-990 will not see production until late … Continue reading

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Price, Size and Availability: a Kenwood TS-990S update

There is still very little known about the yet-unreleased, highly-anticipated Kenwood TS-990S HF transceiver, but we’ve confirmed just a few details from a contact at Kenwood… Size: The TS-990S will be the size of theTS-950SDX 200 watts, and have a … Continue reading

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