Find great deals for Kenwood TS S Radio Transceiver. Shop with confidence on eBay!. KENWOOD. Downloaded by. SERVICE MANUAL. ‘ -‘ ‘ ‘ ‘. Model TSS. VFO SP PS AT TSV. INCLUDES. Hey fellow hams! I just acquired a kenwood tss transciever. Cosmetically it looks in pretty good shape, the previous owner said it worked.

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The poo poo problem maybe. See all 2 pre-owned listings. I knewood a budget-priced solid-state rig to run mobile, as setting up a base station just isn’t possible for me right now and my Heathkit HW is just too big to run mobile in a modern vehicle not to mention power requirements Register for a free QRZ account.

Excellent knwood and price for my need. This item doesn’t belong on this page. A great little radio for a beginning ham with a limited budget to get on the air. But it’s still intermittent at best, and I have no way to know what it sounds like coming out of the radio either. The bandswitch shaft coupler on those TS’s have a tendency to work loose and become mis-aligned.


An external speaker gives you the capability to listening to the sound waves streaming from the transceiver anywhere within the room. Whether seeking a transceiver for field operations or for taking on the go, the Kenwood TSS meets all of your needs. I would recommend it for causal or newbie op, great for mobile rag chewing, nets, ragchewing in general, working some not so rare DX. I like it so much I want to give it a 5.


New to Ham Radio? It works fine in a car until you shut the engine off, then it gets cranky and will kill the battery real quick. Today, I decided to crack it open, remove all of the boards inside, clean them, inspect and clean all connectors and re attach. Granted, they do have shortcomings. Nice rig and easy to use,could use a need a tune up because of its age. Skip to main content. This is my first HF radio, and I am keen to get it working, however I have no prior experience repairing radios, but I am electronically savvy.

All work should be performed in a static-safe environment. I am contemplating breaking this thing apart further to get into the finals and inspect and clean there.

Hi, You might want to check the bandswitch. I have just finished inspecting the last board in the unit.

Its really cool talking on this rig that has so many miles on it. Good choice Good product Verified purchase: No menus, no fartarsing around, just plain good radio. A bit of messing around and it seemed to pick up and start working intermittently on certain bands and modes but not on others.


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WN2CJul 18, Bought this item for parts only and the circuit packs helfped bring another Kensood tss up on the air. I’ve never in over five years needed a part I cannot find. That is about it. Knewood took two sessions about a year apart to fix it.

Solid state, vintage. Disadvantage is no WARC bands, but otherwise nice to have in the shack as a backup.

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The only cure is to closely kenwoox and then, resolder suspected solder joints. Enjoy the full range of auxiliary functions built into the Kenwood TSS transceiver. Now I have a portable and still no spare. On rigs manufactured through the s, Kenwood didn’t “cook” all the flux out during flow soldering. I have an Icom IC as my main base rig. Show More Show Less. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

That’s where I see power coming out. About this product Product Information When you are shopping around for a simple to use transceiver, the Kenwood TSS is an ideal model for you.