TS-830S Classic Hybrid Transceiver
plus shipping - SOLD
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This is a nice, clean Kenwood
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 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 6030081.
have thoroughly cleaned and aligned this radio. Knobs, cases,
front panel were thoroughly cleaned and reassembled.
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.
will include a nice comb bound 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