TS-830S Classic Hybrid Transceiver
(With both optional 500Hz CW filters installed)
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This is a beautiful
TS-830S HF transceiver as shown in the following images. There is no
of smoke in this radio and you can see how
clean the inside is from the images. The radio works
beautifully with full output from the GE 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.
Both optional CW filters are installed.
These are the YG-455C and the YK-88C filters.
number is 2050852. For what it is worth, this has the gold label
on the front.
have thoroughly cleaned and aligned this radio. Knobs, cases,
front panel were thoroughly cleaned and reassembled. The
shaft coupler (Nylon, plastic) for the bandswitch was
replaced with a solid brass coupler. No worry about it cracking in the
future. The High Voltage
capacitors and the screen/driver capacitors were replaced with new
will include a very nie 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 6146 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