Classic Hybrid Transceiver
This is an absolutely beautiful
TS-830S HF transceiver. It works flawlessly with full output from
the 6146B final
tubes. It has great audio on both receive and transmit. These radios
were known for their audio. This radio has been opened up to operate on
the WARC bands. There are no optional filters installed.
Serial number is 1050332.
have thoroughly cleaned and aligned this radio. Knobs, cases,
front panel were thoroughly cleaned and reassembled. The case has been
repainted with a computer matched paint.
The following parts have been replaced:
shaft coupler (Nylon, plastic) for the bandswitch was replaced with a
o The high voltage
capacitors and the screen/driver capacitors have been replaced.
o The bandswitch has been completely
disassembled, cleaned, each contact tested, and then reassembled.
Should be good for another 100,000 miles.
o The three panel lamps have been replaced with new.
will include the a very nice copy of the instruction manual
complete with the fold out schematic.
you are not
familiar with tuning a radio with tube finals, please be careful with
this radio. You can destroy the final amplifier tubes if you do not
tune it properly. The 6146B tubes are sturdy, but will not take
unlimited abuse. You can download and print a PDF description of
how to tune the hybrids at
Kenwood Hybrid Tuning Procedure
If you have any questions, please email or you can call me at
Housden - W0NTA