TS-530S Classic Hybrid Transceiver
This is a nice
TS-530S HF transceiver. This radio performs
output from a pair of 6146B final tubes, bright display, solid
audio both transmit and receive. There are no optional filters
installed. Serial number is 2021299.
brought out the beautiful condition of this radio. Knobs, cases, and
front panel were thoroughly cleaned and reassembled. The radio has been
completely aligned. Works perfectly with full output on 10
meters. The bandswitch has been completely
disassembled, cleaned, each contact tested, and then reassembled.
Should be good for another 100,000 miles. New HV capacitors and
screen/driver supply capacitors have been installed. The upper sprockets on the drive tune capacitors have been replaced with new. I
will include a very nice comb bound copy of the instruction
The original shaft coupler (Nylon, plastic) for the bandswitch
was found to be cracked through the set screw holes and it has
This seems to be a rather common problem with the Hybrids. I replaced
it with a solid brass coupler that will last forever.
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
If you have any questions, please email or you can call me at
Housden - W0NTA